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Standing desks may soon become a standard part of U.S. classrooms as recent studies have shown the workplace health trend increases students paying attention boosts efforts in the fight against childhood obesity. (credit: Getty Images)

Standing Desks Fighting Obesity, Boosting Attention Spans In More US Classrooms

Standing desks may soon become a standard part of U.S. classrooms as recent studies have shown the workplace health trend increases students paying attention boosts efforts in the fight against childhood obesity.

08/28/2014

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Study: HIV Diagnoses Drop In US, But Increase In Young Gay Men

Number of HIV diagnoses among younger gay men increased from 2002 to 2011.

07/24/2014

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CDC: Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed For Influenza

New study finds doctors may be giving inappropriate treatments to patients with flu virus.

07/23/2014

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Norovirus Affects Millions, Caused By Food Workers

According to recent government reports, nearly 20 million people get sick every year from contracting the norovirus.

06/04/2014

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CDC: US Births Up For First Time In 5 Years, Improved Economy Cited

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.

05/29/2014

Doctors say while rare, HIV transmission between female partners is possible. (Getty Images)

Rare Case Of Female-To-Female HIV Transmission In Texas

Doctors say other factors unlikely in spread of HIV in this case.

03/14/2014

Although similarity is cited by many psychologists to be dominant in human attraction, the height of potential partners is especially important to a majority of women. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of Women Only Want To Date Men Taller Than Themselves

Although similarity is cited by many psychologists to be dominant in human attraction, the height of potential partners is very important to a majority of women.

02/10/2014

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Study: Domestic Violence Stays In Families Through Generations

A study from Sam Houston State University finds that nearly four out of five families which had intimate partner violence had adult children who later committed violence against partners. Three-quarters of the families had adult children who later became victims of domestic violence themselves.

11/03/2013

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Whooping Cough Up In La, Texas, Ark

Outbreaks are worse in Texas, where nearly 2,900 cases have been reported, and Arkansas, where numbers are double those of a year ago.

10/29/2013

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CDC: Rare Brain-Eating Amoeba Found In Louisiana Water System

A rare amoeba that caused the August death of a child in south Louisiana has been found in five locations in a north Louisiana water system, state health regulators said Tuesday.

10/09/2013

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