2 Chocolate Bars A Day Might Keep The Doctor Away

Eating up to two chocolate bars a day could lower your risk for coronary heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study.

 | Christine Slusser

Google Has A Cool New Wearable, But It's Not For Consumers

Google X is ready to test out its new wearable, but it won't be hitting the consumer market any time soon; and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

 | Leah Becerra

Rodents Dream Of The Journey To Their Next Meal

Researchers at the University College London used food to figure out what rodents dream about.

 | Leah Becerra

California Goes From Soft To Hard On Anti-Vaccine Movement?

California, once a champion of the anti-vaccine movement, is passing a law that would make vaccines mandatory for schoolchildren in the state.

 | Matt Patston

UN Says The World Needs To Do More To Fight AIDS

A joint commission between the United Nations and experts at The Lancet released a report Thursday detailing the world's progress combatting AIDS.

 | Jake Godin

Drug Testing With Microchip Organs: No Living Things Needed

Researchers at Harvard University's Wyss Institute have essentially put organs in microchips, which could be used for drug testing and more.

 | Jamal Andress

Following A Trend: General Mills Removing Artificial Flavors

General Mills announced Monday it would eliminate all artificial colors and flavors in its cereals.

 | Katie Link

What Agent Orange Does To The Body

More than 2,000 U.S. airmen will be compensated for exposure to Agent Orange during the Vietnam War. What has the herbicide done to their bodies?

 | Eugene Daniels

Fat Found In Avocado Could Help Fight Certain Cancers

Researchers have discovered a lipid found in avocados that attacks acute myeloid leukemia stem cells while leaving healthy cells alone.

 | Steven Sparkman

FDA Trans Fat Ban Could Hurt Those Who Didn't Heed Warnings

On Tuesday morning, the FDA ruled U.S. food producers must phase out the main source of trans fats within three years.

 | Cliff Judy

Germany Sees First MERS-Related Death In 2 Years

Germany has documented its first MERS-related death after a 65-year-old man succumbed to a lung disease. He'd contracted the virus in the UAE.

 | Jake Godin

CVS, Target Merger Might Boost Health Of Both Companies

CVS and Target announced a $1.9 billion deal in which CVS will acquire and operate Target's pharmacy services and health clinics.

 | Matt Patston

A Man's Finger Length Could Reveal If He's A Good Date

The ratio of a man's index finger to his ring finger can be a clue to how good of a date he'll be, according to a new study.

 | Ryan Biek

Poll Finds Most Adults Are In Favor Of Powdered Alcohol Bans

The University of Michigan researchers found about 60 percent of adults are in favor of state-by-state bans of powdered alcohol.

 | Matt Moreno

New Study Says Your Birth Month Could Help Predict Disease

The study says there are at least 55 diseases that are significantly dependent on birth month.

 | Jamal Andress

New York's Latest Food Battle: Salt

The New York City health department is expected to propose that restaurants label high sodium dishes on menus.

 | Christine Slusser

Criminalized Abortion: Ireland's Conservative Side

After Ireland legalized same-sex marriage in May, a new Amnesty International report said the country treats women seeking abortions like "criminals."

 | Sebastian Martinez

A Stroke Could Age Survivors' Brains By 8 Years Overnight

A University of Michigan study says surviving a stroke ages the brain an average of eight years overnight, though that finding varies among research.

 | Ryan Biek

High Heels May Be A Danger To Your Health

Researchers from the University of Alabama found between 2002 and 2012, emergency rooms had treated 123,355 high-heel-related injuries.

 | Mikah Sargent

Networks Of Kidney Donors Connect Strangers, Bypass Waitlist

A new trend in kidney donations involves a series of connected strangers and is helping more people get off the massive transplant waiting list.

 | Matt Patston

Quick Response And Low Infectivity Could Avert MERS Epidemic

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has infected 50 people in an outbreak in South Korea, but officials are confident it won’t become a runaway problem.

 | Evan Thomas

MERS Outbreak In South Korea Largest Outside Of Saudi Arabia

After more than 1,300 quarantines and 30 cases, a MERS outbreak in South Korea has become the largest ever to occur outside of Saudi Arabia.

 | Jake Godin

Would You Eat A 1,300-Calorie Omelette?

The Center for Science in the Public Interest has dished out its "Xtreme Eating 2015" awards, and they aren't pretty ... or healthy.

 | Christine Slusser

Native American Roots Can Mean Lower Breast Cancer Risk

New research suggests Latinas with Native American roots inherit a genetic variant that can help protect against breast cancer.

 | Rosie Newberry

FDA Clears Robotic Legs That Help Paraplegics Walk

The agency approved ReWalk, a battery-powered exoskeleton that can sit, stand or walk, for sale to the general public.

 | Ben Lawson

Dogs Could Detect Prostate Cancer With 98 Percent Accuracy

A new study says dogs detected prostate cancer about four times more accurately than traditional tests.

 | Danny Matteson

Red Wine, Chocolate For Health Benefits? New Study Says No

A new study says the antioxidant found in red wine and dark chocolate doesn't provide the health benefits doctors thought it did.

 | Briana Koeneman

FDA Approves Heroin Overdose Antidote For Bystanders To Use

Evzio is the first naloxone kit that can be used by family members and caregivers of heroin addicts to potentially save them from an overdose.

 | Laura Heck

Poor Sleep Leads To Widespread Pain In Elderly: Study

The British study found a link between non-restorative sleep and widespread pain in people older than 50.

 | Amy Kluber

Sam Berns, Teen With Rapid Aging Disease, Dies At 17

Berns suffered from progeria, a disease that causes accelerated, premature aging. He had plenty of fans who loved him for his positive outlook.

 | Christina Hartman and Amy Kluber