Bottles of whisky on display in the Diageo Claive Vidiz Collection.

Why The UK Wants You To Cut Back On The Booze (All Of It)

The U.K. changed its recommendation on how much alcohol you should consume after findings from a new cancer study were published.

 | Ethan Weston

Buttons with the words 'cancer sucks' are seen on display in the gift shop at the UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center August 18, 2005 in San Francisco, California.

Cancer Death Rates Are Declining, But We Still Have A Long Way To Go

Cancer death rates are steadily dropping, according to an American Cancer Society report.

 | Samantha Crook

Kids competing in pie-eating contest

The Feds Are Fed Up With Your Sugar Intake

The government released new dietary guidelines that aim to cut the average American's sugar intake in half.

 | Cody LaGrow

A Chinese woman uses her smartphone as her daughter sits beside her on a park bench on September 10, 2014 in Beijing, China.

Put Away Your Smartphone; Your Kids' Health Might Depend On It

A recent study suggests that children who receive "fragmented" attention from their mothers might develop emotional problems in the future.

 | Matt Moreno

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Obesity Could Lead To 670,000 More UK Cancer Cases In Next 20 Years

A U.K. report predicts an increase in cancer and other diseases linked to obesity and being overweight.

 | Melissa Prax

Pizza in box

FDA Bans 3 Chemicals Found In Pizza Boxes, Other Food Packaging

After nine organizations petitioned for a change, the Food and Drug Administration has banned three chemicals often found in food packaging.

 | Melissa Prax

Baby feet.

Twins Study Provides New Insight Into The Genetic Risk Of Cancer

Researchers studied thousands of twins from Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden over 60 years.

 | Samantha Crook

Slimming World member Amy Dugan shows off her weight loss.

Cutting Yourself Some Slack Could Help You Lose Weight

If you give in to that ice cream craving, a new study says that's OK; forgiving yourself might help you meet your weight loss goals.

 | Briana Koeneman

A picture of five walnuts with one cracked open, showing the nut inside.

Grab This Incredibly Healthy Snack Next Time You're Hungry At Work

Walnuts are rich in polyphenols, important chemicals that help the body ward off diseases like cancer, cardiovascular disease and Alzheimer's disease.

 | Matt Moreno

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Oregon Women Can Now Get Birth Control Without A Doctor Visit

Women in Oregon now have the ability to skip a doctor's visit and get birth control straight from the pharmacy.

 | Katie Link

A doctor gives a patient a shot.

This Cancer Treatment Works Like A Flu Shot

A vaccine to help treat cancer just passed its first phase of testing.

 | Ben Lawson

Visitors pack Kailua Beach Park Dec. 26, 2011, in Kailua, Hawaii.

The Healthiest State In The US Just Toughened Its Smoking Laws

The healthiest state in the U.S. is cracking down on smoking.

 | Ben Lawson

At-home fitness apps

These At-Home Fitness Apps Will Keep You On Track In 2016

Now you have absolutely no excuse for missing that workout.

 | Lexie Hammesfahr

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Gene Editing Tool CRISPR Is Making Scientists Face The Hard Questions

The CRISPR-Cas9 tool makes genetic engineering cheap and easy, making it a powerful tool that has the potential to be abused.

 | Steven Sparkman

Champagne with New Years Eve Fireworks

Beer With Us: 'Dry January' Is The Worst, Best New Year's Resolution

Because not drinking for a month — or even trying not to — might help reduce your overall alcohol consumption in the future.

 | Jamal Andress

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Eating More Dark Chocolate Might Help You Avoid Pancreatic Cancer

Indiana University researchers found that increasing magnesium intake by 100 milligrams a day decreased the risk of pancreatic cancer by 24 percent.

 | Matt Moreno

Man smoking cigarette

It Will Be Illegal To Smoke In Hawaii If You're Under 21

Lawmakers say the change is meant to deter teenagers from smoking; some say e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular among teens.

 | Ben Lawson

Australian Davis Cup squad memebrs (L to R) Matt Ebden, Marinko Matosevic and Peter Luczak run on treadmills during a Tennis Australia press conference at the Tennis Australia offices on December 21, 2010 in Melbourne, Australia.

How Coffee, Albeit Lots Of It, Could Improve Your Physical Endurance

A review of nine previous studies found that participants averaged a 24 percent boost in physical endurance after drinking several cups of coffee.

 | Ryan Biek

Doctors Without Borders (MSF), health worker in protective clothing carries a child suspected of having Ebola in the MSF treatment center on October 5, 2014 in Paynesville, Liberia.

World Health Organization Declares Guinea Ebola-Free

The outbreak claimed more than 2,500 lives over two years in the West African country.

 | Ben Lawson

Illustration of drug-resistant gonorrhoeae bacteria

Gonorrhea May Become Untreatable, Official Says

England's chief medical officer warns that antibiotic resistance was found in a strain of the sexually transmitted disease this year in the U.K.

 | Ryan Biek

UK Ad Group Bans Nesquik's 'Great Start To The Day' Slogan

The hot chocolate drink would add more than 20 grams of sugar to your morning meal.

 | Katie Link

The US Teen Birth Rate Dropped 61 Percent Since 1991

The birth rate for 15- to 19-year-olds has hit a record low.

 | Kate Grumke

NFL Won't Listen To Neurologist's Findings On CTE — Sound Familiar?

The new seven-year study is being led by Boston University's Dr. Robert Stern, who has been critical of the NFL in the past.

 | Matt Moreno

Skip The Situps, Save Your Back

Doctors have long argued that situps are bad for your back. But that doesn't mean you should cut out ab exercises altogether.

 | Ryan Biek

FDA Lifts Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

The Food and Drug Administration officially overturned its lifetime ban and now will allow gay men to donate if they've been celibate for a year.

 | Ryan Biek

Sleeping On This Side Could Give You Nightmares

In a 2004 study that recently resurfaced, researchers found that people who sleep on their left sides were 41 percent more likely to have nightmares.

 | Christine Slusser

Australian Anti-Drug PSA Might Offend Teens And Sloths Alike

An Australian anti-marijuana PSA featuring an anthropomorphic sloth backfired when it was both criticized and laughed at.

 | Samantha Crook

Turns Out, Adolf Hitler May Have Only Had One Testicle ... Seriously

We may finally have an answer to all of those theories concerning Adolf Hitler's testicles.

 | Jake Godin

Calif. Wants Porn Stars To Lead By Example ... On Condoms, At Least

Some researchers suggest if porn stars are legally required to wear condoms on set, the rest of us might follow their example.

 | Jamal Andress

Study: As Many As 90 Percent Of Cancer Cases Are Caused By Lifestyle

A new analysis seemingly overturns the "bad luck hypothesis" that a majority of cancer cases are caused by chance mutations.

 | Ryan Biek