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Major Review Shows E-Cigs Likely Less Harmful Than Cigarettes

Electronic cigarettes are a newer nicotine product, and the medical community is working to understand their effect on users’ health.

Tree Nuts May Reduce Metabolic Syndrome Risk

Tree nuts are full of various nutrients, including protein, fatty acids, fiber and vitamins, and new research suggests that they may actually help fight disease.

Florida Beaches See Bacteria Scare

The beach is not always fun in the sun — sometimes it can be unsafe. Health officials have warned the public about a dangerous bacteria found in the waters of Florida's beaches.

Acupuncture Could Help Patients With Breast Cancer Find Relief

As acupuncture becomes more common, more research is exploring its effects. One new study found that the practice may help some breast cancer patients.

Alternative Medicine Could Help With Hot Flashes

Menopause is an inevitable physical and mental change for most women, and many seek ways to reduce the often uncomfortable symptoms. New research shows that acupuncture may be a way to do so.

Women May Risk Poor Health Later if They Diet Early

Many women feel pressure to be thin at a young age. But dieting early in life may hurt their health later.

Fruits, Vegetables May Prolong Lives

Fruits and vegetables may not only benefit waistlines. New research suggests plant-rich diets may also increase life spans.

Temperature Changes Tied to Deaths From Heart Problems

Heat waves or blasts of cold may be uncomfortable or inconvenient, but results from a new study suggest they could even be dangerous to your health.

Alcohol Abuse Linked to Memory Loss

Alcohol has established medical links to liver damage, heart trouble and other conditions. But it could also eventually play a part in memory loss.

Surgeon General Issues Call to Action to Prevent Skin Cancer

We're now in the heart of summer, which means many of us are spending more time outside and in the sun. So, it seems to be an appropriate moment to address skin cancer risk and prevention — which is exactly what the US surgeon general is doing.