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Youth in well-off nations smoke, drink less than in 2010: WHO

by Marlowe HOOD PARIS, France | AFP – The number of teenagers trying alcohol or cigarettes before they turn 14 has dropped, especially

Vaccine against dengue virus is 100 percent effective: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI, AFP – An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world’s most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early

PlayStation virtual reality gear to launch in October

by Glenn CHAPMAN SAN FRANCISCO – Sony plans to make virtual reality — long the stuff of films cast off into a distant

Apple says FBI out to ‘rewrite history’ in iPhone case

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple fired anew Tuesday at the US government’s legal fight to force it to break into an attacker’s iPhone, saying

More evidence that aspirin lowers risk of cancer: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI – People who take aspirin regularly have a significantly lower risk of cancer, particularly involving

Eating peanuts helps infants avoid allergy, even after pause

by Kerry SHERIDAN Feeding infants small amounts of mashed-up peanuts early in life may help them avoid developing allergies, even if they stop

Q and A about Health Care Information Forms for Individuals

(Forms 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095-C) provided By IRS

1. Will I receive any new health care tax forms in 2016 to

The Heart Truth — Free Heart Health Screenings at Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital

SUGAR LAND — (December 30, 2015) — Think of your heart as your body’s delivery system. It pumps out the good stuff—oxygenated and

Study shows higher cancer risk among twins, siblings

MIAMI | AFP | Twins share the same genes, and when one gets cancer, the other faces a higher risk of getting sick

Preventive & Screening Services How often is it covered?

Bone mass measurement (bone density) How often is it covered? Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) covers this test, which helps to see if