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It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says 
It’s still better to quit smoking—even if you gain weight, study says
Even at the risk of adding pounds after quitting smoking, a new study says quit anyway.
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat 
Sugary drinks may lead kids to overeat
Sweet drinks can drive kids to consume more calories than they need, researchers say—giving parents another reason to help their kids think twice before they hydrate.
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’ 
Without new antibiotics, growing resistance a ‘ticking time bomb’
The overuse of antibiotics is creating a potential crisis scientist say. New strains of deadly bacteria are proving difficult, if not impossible, to stop.
Lose sleep, gain weight? 
Lose sleep, gain weight?
Tired from a night of little sleep? One way to keep your energy up is by eating, but researchers say you’re likely to pack on extra pounds.
Aspirin may be key in fight against melanoma 
Aspirin may be key in fight against melanoma
Studies may show aspirin helps reduce the risk of the deadliest skin cancer, but preventative measures may make the most sense.
3 injuries that can sideline your kids  Featured
3 injuries that can sideline your kids
Here’s what happens when athletes suffer three of the most common sports injuries and how they can be prevented to keep you in the game.
New eyewear to detect stroke 
New eyewear to detect stroke
New study suggests that your eyes and a pair of specs are two of the newest weapons in the fight to detect and prevent stroke.