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Increases in Hepatitis C Threaten Young Women and Babies

By EDGE | Aug 18
The rate of women of childbearing age (WCBA) testing positive for hepatitis C increased by 22 percent across the United States between 2011 and 2014, according to a new report.

Major Scientific Report Links Obesity, Alcohol to Esophageal Cancers

By EDGE | Aug 18
A systematic review of the global research has found that being overweight increases the risk of developing the most common type of U.S. esophageal cancer. The report also concluded that drinking alcohol increases the risks.

Insurer Aetna Slashes ACA Exchange Participation to 4 States

By Tom Murphy | Aug 17
Aetna will become the latest health insurer to chop participation in the Affordable Care Act's public exchanges when it trims its presence to four states for 2017, from 15 this year.

Make Your Feet Smile This Sandal Season

By EDGE | Aug 17
To help keep your feet healthy and happy for the summer and beyond, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) offers tips on what to look for with some of the most common foot conditions.

Restaurants Are Possible Source of Hawaii Hepatitis Outbreak

Aug 16
Hawaii health officials have ordered several sushi restaurants closed immediately after citing them as a possible source of a Hepatitis A outbreak.

Pill Organizers Could Cause Adverse Effects Among Elderly

By EDGE | Aug 16
Older people who switch to using pill organizers could experience adverse effects and even hospitalization, according to research from the University of East Anglia.

Imerman Angels Recognizes World Cancer Support Month

By EDGE | Aug 15
As Imerman Angels celebrates its 10-year anniversary in 2016, the organization recognizes August as #WorldCancerSupport Month.

Video Proves Clinton Suffering Seizures? Not So, I Was There

By Lisa Lerer | Aug 14
I've never been part of a conspiracy theory. Now, video of my surprised facial expression has become Exhibit A in the latest unfounded speculation about Hillary Clinton.

DEA Punts on Marijuana Declassification Decision

Aug 13
The DEA has declined to remove marijuana from its list of dangerous drugs in the United States. However, the administration will be increasing research.

5 Things That Are Skin No-Nos

By EDGE | Aug 12
There are a lot of things that we do that end up leading to clogged pores and a dull complexion. These skin "no-nos" should be avoided to help keep skin looking and feeling great.

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