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'Biggest Loser' Study Shows How Your Body Fights Against Weight Loss

Your body doesn't want you to lose all that weight. A study that followed 14 of the 16 contestants from Season 8 of "The Biggest Loser" six years after the season ended has detailed just how the body... »


Zika Birth Defects May Be 'Tip of the Iceberg': Experts

The explosion of cases of birth defects caused by Zika virus may be the "tip of the iceberg," experts said Sunday. Many cases have probably been missed because babies looked normal when they were born, NBC News... »

Teen Birth Rates Drop Among Blacks, Hispanics: CDC

Birth rates among black and Hispanic teenagers have fallen dramatically over the past decade, but they’re still more likely to have babies compared to their white peers, according to a new report, NBC News... »


Family of Boy With Incurable Cancer Asks for Birthday Cards

The family of a boy battling incurable cancer is hoping the Chicago community can help give him a very special sixth birthday by sending cards in a show of support. Lucas "Bear" Cervone, who lives in the city’s... »


Men Over 50 at Higher Risk of Skin Cancer

The American Academy of Dermatology is targeting men over 50 in a campaign that will hopefully help identify any suspicious marks or moles that could be skin cancer. »

Montco Officials Collect Over 5.6K Pounds of Prescription Drugs

Officials collected over 5,600 pounds of unwanted and expired medications during the 11th annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day in Montgomery County. »

FDA Approves First Commercial Zika Virus Test

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first commercial U.S. test Thursday to diagnose the Zika virus, NBC News reported. Quest Diagnostics will use the same method that government labs use to look... »

Cheaper & Designer Sunglasses Give Full UV Protection

Cheap sunglasses and expensive designer eyewear deliver the same amount of UV protection, according to an investigation conducted by the “Today” show. University of California, Berkeley, optometrist Dr. »

Zika Was in Haiti Before Brazil: Study

A new study shows the Zika virus was circulating in Haiti in 2014, long before it became obvious that it was spreading in Brazil, NBC News reported. The team checked out three mysterious infections in... »