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In the News - 2017




Hopkins researcher says mild Zika outbreak could cost at least $183 million

Cost of Zika outbreak in the United States could be high

Mild Zika outbreak could cost $183 million

Why It’ll Pay Off to Ban Trans Fats Next Year

Zika's Economic Burden

Measuring the Cost of Inactive Kids

A New Hope: Vaccine Supply Chains Get More Attention

Overweight kids are costing America billions

More physical activity among children will save America billions

Modest increases in physical activity for U.S. kids could save billions in future costs

Here's How Much Children's Physical Inactivity Is Costing You

Child’s Play Is Good for All of Us

Modest increase in physical activity would save $22 billion in lost wages, medical costs

Getting Kids To Run Around Would Save The U.S. Billions

Modest increases in kids' physical activity could avert billions in medical costs



Warriors Coach Steve Kerr Shows Why You Should Be Wary Of Back Surgery

Here's What's Meant By Shannen Doherty's Breast Cancer Being In Remission

Napercise: Why Nap For Free When You Can Pay For It?

Crash Test Dummies: Here's What The Obesity Epidemic Is Doing To Them

2017 Award Recipients

Medical Schools Vary in Quality of Obesity Education

Look What Happens When You Pay Attention To Neglected Tropical Diseases

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Didn't Get Enough Time To Do What He Wanted

United And Now American Airlines Incidents Show It's Time To Improve Flying Conditions

Serena Williams May Be Pregnant, But Her Career's Not Over By A Long Shot

In Berkeley, Soda Tax Is Doing What It's Supposed To Do

How One Medical School Is Dealing With Too Much Information

Amy Schumer's Swimsuit Cover Has Nothing To Do With A 'Fat' Agenda

Obesity And Diabetes Kill More Than Initially Thought, According To New Study

The Data Show Hospitals Need To Do Better At Protecting Your Personal Data

Cowboys Owner Jerry Jones Reportedly Wants NFL To Stop Banning Marijuana

Tyra Banks Removes Age Limits For 'America's Next Top Model'

Mattthew Perry Reveals Another Reason Why You Shouldn't Bully Others

The Science Behind Louis C.K.'s Love Of Naps



2017’s Fattest Cities in America

Here's America's Third Leading Cause Of Death And What Trump's Budget May Do

Study Re-Emphasizes: If You Want To Advance Science, Try Explaining It More Simply

Actor Dr. Ken Jeong Answers (And Mocks) Medical Questions On Twitter

Stop Wasting Doctors' Time And Resources By Overtesting Them

Study: Whole-Body Vibration May Reduce Weight Like Running On A Treadmill, But...

Bill Gates Is Right: USAID Is Not Just Foreign Aid, It Aids The U.S.

The New Wonder Woman Movie Trailer And The Battle Over Her Armpits

Subway Uses Lab Tests To Try To Show Its Chicken Isn't Soy

Three New Studies Suggest Gender And Racial Bias In Medical Training

Time To Get Rid Of The Daylight Saving Time Switch

Spurs' LaMarcus Aldridge Out Indefinitely With Heart Issue

Now Zika May Cause Heart Problems In Healthy Adults

Ubisoft's Dig Rush Video Game May Become Just What The Doctor Ordered

Study: 8 Gallons Of Pee In An Average Public Pool

Nearly One In Five LinkedIn Members Say Health Insurance Affected Job Choice

CDC Findings Warn You To Check If Your Child Is Drinking Hand Sanitizer



Subway Denies Report That About 50% Of Its Chicken Is Not Really Chicken

Here's What's On The WHO's New Most Dangerous Superbugs List

This Picture Shows What's Really In Nutella

Study Shows That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Oscar Nominee Gift Bag Includes Some Weird Wellness Products

5 Challenges for America

Study Shows Major Limitations Of Websites That Rate Doctors

How Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Iodine Advice May Affect You

KIND CEO Daniel Lubetzky Pledges $25M To Fight Unhealthy Food Industry Influence

To Model Viki Odintcova: That Photo Was Really Not Worth Risking Your Life

Bill Gates Warns Of Epidemic That Could Kill Over 30 Million People

How Kyrie Irving Saying The Earth Is Flat Affects Your Health

Dear Robert Kennedy, Jr.: Here Are Two People You Can Give $100,000

Zika Testing Mistakes Require Re-Testing Of Over 400 Specimens

Scarlett Johansson Doesn't Think It's Natural To Be Monogamous. What Does The Science Say?

If You're Not Happy During Valentine's Day, You're Not Alone

Take These 'Most Dangerous States For Online Dating' With A Grain Of Salt

Health Tips That Helped 63-Year-Old Christie Brinkley Make SI's Swimsuit Issue

Study Says The Oldest Child Is The Smartest

The Study That Said Female Doctors Are Better Than Male Doctors

This Is What 39-Year-Old Super Bowl QB Tom Brady Eats

Study Suggests That Immigrant Doctors Provide Better Care Than U.S. Medical Graduates

Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Says Burn Your Bra

How Fast Food Wrapping And Packaging Can Be Bad For Your Health

Does Your Baby Really Need That Monitor?



FDA: Toxic Belladonna In Homeopathic Teething Product

Roger Federer And Serena Williams Show That Age Is Just A Number

Helping Women With A Number One Problem

Medical Schools Need To Teach More About Obesity And Nutrition

If You Witness Bullying Or Assault, Do Something... Or You'll Be Affected, Too

Woman Dies From Bacteria Resistant To All Antibiotics: Why Don't More People Care?

10 Ways Michelle Obama Promoted Physical And Mental Health As First Lady

10 Health Problems That The Outdoors Can Help Prevent And Treat

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