The scientists predict that nearly every seabird will be affected by plastic ingestion by 2050.

New CDC data shows fewer Americans are uninsured and fewer having trouble affording medical care.

The number of total injuries went up, as did the percentage of injuries to the head.

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Spoiler: Probably not dropped by a Martian.

FDA says products, marketed as dietary supplements, present a serious health risk if taken in too high a dose.

A University of Michigan survey shows that in 2014, 5.9 percent of of college students were smoking marijuana daily or near-daily, while 5 percent said they were daily cigarette smokers.

Let's talk about the heart - that vital organ we insist on abusing through smoking, rich food or other excesses.

Researchers are working on figuring out why some orangutans have massive cheek-pads.

It has to do with what researchers call the "satiety hormone."

May the cutest research subject win!

If all goes as planned we'll reach the tiny, mysterious world on New Year's Day, 2019.

This "river dolphin" lived in the ocean, and that's pretty exciting

In a large study in Japan, researchers found that people who spend more on carbonated drinks had a higher incidence of heart attacks outside the hospital.

Just be glad the freaky creature had its heyday half a billion years ago

Consumers are increasingly getting hit with surprise hospital bills from out-of-network providers.

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