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Oil and Gas Industry Worker Death Rate Down by a Third

05/28/2015 - CDC report notes mortality declined even as industry boomed

Marriage Before College Graduation Tied to More Weight Gain

05/28/2015 - Study finds obesity much more likely in 20s, 30s

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Lower Glaucoma Risk

05/28/2015 - Study found people with highest dose were 25 percent less likely to develop eye condition

Older Hispanic Men at Risk of Hearing Loss, Study Finds

05/28/2015 - Income, education, noise exposure also play role in odds people will lose their hearing, researchers say

Organ Donor Rates Vary Widely Across America, Study Finds

05/28/2015 - While whites were more likely to donate, report found race was not only driving factor

Teen Drivers a Danger to Others on the Road, Report Warns

05/28/2015 - More than two-thirds of those injured, killed in crashes with teen drivers are other people

Murder Most Foul, 430,000 Years Ago

05/28/2015 - Wounds in ancient skull offer clues for evolutionary detectives

Two Drugs Approved for Irritable Bowel

05/28/2015 - Syndrome affects up to 15 percent of U.S. adults

Women, Poor, Uninsured Face Higher Risk of Psychological Distress: CDC

05/28/2015 - Better access to mental health care is needed, expert says

Bigger Share of Deaths Worldwide Now Due to Cancer

05/28/2015 - Throat, lung cancers were leading cause of deaths, study finds

Average New Yorker Sits 7 Hours Each Day: Study

05/28/2015 - Rates may even be higher, and experts warn that too little daily activity can cause serious harm

FDA Approves New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

05/28/2015 - Both treat diarrhea that can strike some with the gastrointestinal disorder

Demi Lovato Gets Vocal About Mental Illness

05/28/2015 - Diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2011, pop singer is spearheading new awareness campaign

Tattoos May Pose Health Risks, Researchers Report

05/28/2015 - Rashes, itching, infections and swelling found in 6 percent of those 'inked'

Health Highlights: May 28, 2015

05/28/2015 -

Health Tip: Exercising Despite Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

05/28/2015 - Start slowly so you don't overdo it

Health Tip: Stretch To Help Plantar Fasciitis

05/28/2015 - And avoid putting weight on the painful foot

Global Trial Finds HIV Drugs Should Be Taken Right After Diagnosis

05/28/2015 - Those who started medications early fared better than those who waited until immune systems weakened

Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

05/28/2015 - Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer

05/28/2015 - Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests