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You can add hearing loss to the many health risks of smoking, new research suggests.
Your ability to "feel" the emotions of others lies partly in your genes, new research suggests.
Long-term, low-level lead exposure may be linked with more than 256,000 premature deaths from heart disease in middle-aged and older Americans each year, according to a new study.
Cotton swabs might seem like handy tools for clearing wax from children's ears, but they just might do more harm than good.
If traveling is in your near future, there are a number of things you can do to keep from getting sick and spoiling your trip.
Living in sunnier climes when young might help shield you from multiple sclerosis decades later, new research suggests.
Warts are caused by a virus and can appear anywhere on your skin. When warts develop on your feet, they are called plantar warts.
The American College of Physicians (ACP) has issued new guidance on managing type 2 diabetes -- including relaxing the long-term blood sugar target called hemoglobin A1¢
An otherwise healthy diet isn't going to offset damage to your heart from too much salt, a new study suggests.
Poor nutrition in early childhood may make hearing loss more likely in adulthood, a new study suggests.