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How Eating Speed Might Affect Weight Loss

How fast you eat might affect your ability to lose weight, according to a new study.

Where Zika Spread, Birth Defects Were More Common

Parts of the United States that had local Zika virus transmission saw an increase in birth defects that have been linked to the virus, a new study found.

Opioid Cough Medicines: No Longer for Kids

After a new US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decision, opioid cough and cold medications will no longer be indicated for children. Their use in this age group is not recommended.

Despite Decline, Asthma Attacks Still a Concern in Kids

Although asthma attacks have declined among children in the US, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said there is still work to be done.

FDA Warns of Kratom Risks

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released information on the dangers tied to kratom, a plant-based substance.

A Pacemaker for the Brain

Researchers are testing a new device that has shown promise in slowing some of the declines tied to Alzheimer's disease. They detailed their progress in a new study.

How Screen Time Affects Teens' Emotions

Teens who spend more time in front of a screen may be more likely to feel unhappy, according to a new study.

Gestational Diabetes and Your Heart Health

Having gestational diabetes during pregnancy could mean you're at risk for other conditions in the future, according to a new study.

The Benefits of Exercise After Breast Cancer

Aerobic exercise and resistance training could help women who have survived breast cancer live longer, according to a new study.

Women Who Use ADHD Meds: A Growing Group

The number of women who take medication for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) has sharply increased in recent years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).