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Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain
Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk
Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns
More than two-thirds of those injured, killed in crashes with teen drivers are other people

Organ Donor Rates Vary Widely Across America, Study Finds
While whites were more likely to donate, report found race was not only driving factor

Older Hispanic Men at Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds
Income, education, noise exposure also play role in odds people will lose their hearing, researchers say

Oil and Gas Industry Worker Death Rate Down by a Third
CDC report notes mortality declined even as industry boomed

Murder Most Foul, 430,000 Years Ago
Wounds in ancient skull offer clues for evolutionary detectives

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis
Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC
Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says

Demi Lovato Gets Vocal About Mental Illness
Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2011, pop singer is spearheading new awareness campaign

Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer
Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study
Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report
Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain
Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer
Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel
Syndrome affects up to 15 percent of U.S. adults

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Health Tip: Stretch To Help Plantar Fasciitis
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