Keep That Bun In the Oven: Induced Births on Decline

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Expectant moms and their doctors are letting nature take its course, with the length of pregnancies in the U.S. on the upswing.

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The ‘Dr. Oz Effect’: Senators Scold Mehmet Oz For Diet Scams

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Dr. Mehmet Oz, a celebrity doctor who extols weight loss products on his syndicated TV show, got a harsh scolding from several senators Tuesday.

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Foodie loses 222 pounds

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Akilah Monifa says she never used to taste her food. She ate mainly to feed an addiction. See her amazing transformation.

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Rare Ohio ‘Mono Mono’ Twins Home for Father’s Day

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After spending nearly a month in the hospital’s neonatal intensive care unit, the identical twins went home on Saturday.

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Hope for cancer survivors

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Christy Wolford learned her breast cancer treatment would likely make her sterile. Wanting to have children, she enrolled in a trial for the drug goserelin. She believes she is the first to have used the drug to get pregnant.

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‘Pulling Out’: Iffy Birth Control Plan Still Popular

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A third of women at risk for accidental pregnancy have used the withdrawal method, but most combine it with other forms as a backup for birth control.

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Parents ask: Why did my baby die?

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For four years in a row, from 2010 through 2013, the rate of babies born with a brain defect called anencephaly in one rural area of Washington has been more than four times the national rate

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Costco Warns Members About Salmonella in Pepper

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Costco Wholesale officials are warning that one lot of the store’s ground black pepper may be contaminated with a rare strain of salmonella.

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Religious OCD: ‘I’m going to hell’

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OCD involves unwanted thoughts and accompanying behaviors called compulsions that patients use to reduce anxiety. In scrupulosity, the obsessions have a religious or moral underpinning.

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Healthy Monday Tip: How to Make a Healthy Salad

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Did you know that May is National Salad Month?  I didn’t either. But now that I know, I’ve been inspired to spend the next few weeks eating greens, grains, and veggies.  This can be dangerous, though, for people trying […]