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Fewer Dental Cavities Found In Young People, But Minorities Still Most At RiskThe percentage of young people with dental cavities in the United States dropped from 50% in 2012 to just over 43% in 2016.
California Lawmakers Advance Measures To Curb Opioid CrisisTens of thousands of Americans die every year as a result of opioid addiction.
Brain Effects Of 'Hottest Pepper In The World' Put Man In HospitalIt is normally associated with certain medications, such as ergotamine or triptans, and illicit drugs, such as cocaine and amphetamines -- not peppers.
FDA Worried Drug Was Risky; Now Reports Of Deaths Spark ConcernTwo years ago, Brendan Tyne pleaded with the Food and Drug Administration to approve a drug that he was hopeful could finally bring his mother some peace.
Surgeon General Urges More Americans To Carry Opioid Antidote NaloxoneThe US surgeon general issued an advisory Thursday recommending that more Americans carry the opioid overdose-reversing drug, naloxone.
How Close Are We To Video-Recording Our Dreams?Although most of us dream four to six times a night, we forget 90% of our dreams 10 minutes after they end.
Experts: Parasite In Cat Feces Dangerous To Humans, Especially Expectant MothersToxoplasmosis is a disease that’s killing off native animals and marine life, and some experts believe cats may be to blame.
'Condom Snorting Challenge': Experts Warn Of Dangerous Trend Among TeensA dangerous trend among teens is causing concern among the medical community.
Inside Of Rubber Duckies Is Full Of BacteriaA new study confirms what parents already know: the inside of a rubber ducky is gross.
Flu Experts Call For New Vaccines, Drugs And DiagnosticsThe influenza virus continues to change and can develop high levels of resistance against the single USDA-approved antiviral.
Your Brain Stopped Making New Cells At Age 13, Study ClaimsYour brain has peaked by age 13. The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study.
The End Is Near: Flu Has 'Definitely Peaked' For The 2017-18 SeasonFlu has been shown the door in the United States. Illness activity peaked and began to decline during the eighth week of the year.