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On National LGBT Health Awareness Week, Inequality Persists

By EDGE | Mar 25
It's National LGBT Health Awareness Week, but inequalities in health care still persist, say Cindy Leiffer, MSN, NP.

Dallas Death Points to Dangers of Black-Market Cosmetic Work

By David Warren | Mar 24
The recent death of a Dallas woman who had received injections at a salon to expand the size of her buttocks follows other cosmetic-related deaths in Texas and around the country.

Angelina Jolie Undergoes Further Preventive Surgery

Mar 24
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.

The Do's and Don'ts for Avoiding Self-Harm

By EDGE | Mar 23
Many people are in a relationship with a significant other who is grappling with some form of self-destructive behavior. Here's how to help them.

Health Care Law Costs Small Businesses Thousands

Mar 23
Complying with the health care law is costing small businesses thousands of dollars that they didn't have to spend before the new regulations went into effect.

ANCHOR Study Prevents Anal Cancer From Being a Pain in the Ass

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 20
On March 21, National Anal Cancer Awareness Day, there's some news you need to know. Anal cancer rates are rising, especially among people living with HIV. The good thing is, if caught early, it's easily treatable.

Social Security Data Says 6.5M in US Reach Age 112

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 20
Americans are getting older, but not this old: Social Security records show that 6.5 million people in the U.S. have reached the ripe old age of 112.

Vitamin D Gets an F for Lowering Blood Pressure

Mar 20
Vitamin D is getting an F for battling hypertension. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS This Morning" from Los Angeles to discuss how too much vitamin D could also open the door to other serious health problems.

Emails: UN Health Agency Resisted Declaring Ebola Emergency

By Maria Cheng and Raphael Satter | Mar 20
By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic centered on Guinea was the deadliest ever recorded. Foreign workers were being evacuated. Top disease-fighters warned that the virus could soon spread across West Africa.

Health Headlines: Drinking Diet Soda Linked to Belly Fat

Mar 19
Doctors in Texas have released a new warning for older Americans who drink diet soda. And, the possible impact of exercise on tumors. Eboni Williams has some of the day's top health stories.

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