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Everything You Need to Know About the Measles

From January 1 to May 3, 2019, 764 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 23 states.  This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since…

More Americans Breathing Polluted Air

In Your Health News, Over 40 percent of Americans are breathing polluted air. That's according to the American Lung Association's latest state of the air report. It shows 141 million people lived in areas with unhealthy levels of ozone or…

Check for Bone Loss

In Your Health Minute, A new study suggests many people with bone loss may be under treated. Researchers found just 19-percent of osteoporosis patients got adequate…

Healthy Hearts for Women

In Your Health Minute, Most young women don't worry about their heart health. Researchers from Boston Children's Hospital surveyed over 300 women between 15 and 24 years old. Only 10…

Smoking and Diabetes

In Your Health Minute, A new Harvard study suggests quitting smoking is worth it for people with diabetes even if they gain some weight. Researchers tracked the…

Prenatal Vitamins and Autism

In Your Health Minute, Taking prenatal vitamins early in pregnancy might lower the risk of autism in high-risk kids. A new study followed over 200 children who had sibling…

Autism and Sleep Problems

In Your Health Minute, Children with autism are more likely to have sleep problems. That's according to a new study form Children's Hospital of Colorado. Researchers looked at…

Do You Use a Fitness Tracker

Your Health Minute, A separate study suggests there are benefits of using fitness trackers in hospitals. Researchers from Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles used Fitbits to monitor patients activity after…