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At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention – and about half of those misdiagnoses have the potential to cause serious harm. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Each Year

At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention...

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Texas & The Affordable Care Act

Find out how health reform affects you.

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Study: One Out Of Three Children Have High Cholesterol

According to a recent study, one out of every three children between the ages of nine and 11 have borderline or high cholesterol.

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B-Straw and Pauly G Highlight the Helpless

Brien Straw and Paul Gallant shed light on multiple topics that will make your head spin. Their first topic is about a man in Alabama who decided to strip his clothes off and climb a tree fully nude. They give Pepsi a shout-out for accidentally filling their cans with Alcopop Party Drink, containing 4.5% alcohol. They finish up highlighting the helpless by discussing an interesting study about divorces and a study that declares hitting the snooze button is bad for you.

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Study: Mushrooms Can Fight Cervical Cancer

According to a recent study, mushrooms can help fight cervical cancer.

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

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Experts Increasingly Contemplate End Of Smoking

A growing number of experts believe the most promising option is to get people to switch to electronic cigarettes.

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Kids Continue To Pound Back The Caffeine

Approximately 75 percent of U.S. kids and young adults consume at least some caffeine on a daily basis.

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ADA’s New Recommendations To Keep Kids Cavity Free

The ADA says children should begin using toothpaste with fluoride as soon as they get their first tooth to help fight cavities.

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Tamiflu Shortage Again

The liquid form of the flu drug Tamiflu is in short supply.

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DASH Diet Ranked Best Overall — Once Again

The new annual ‘‘best diets” list is out from U.S. News & World Report.

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What ‘Brain-Dead’ Means

What does it mean when doctors say a person is brain-dead?