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Study Links Common Chemical In Cosmetics And Toothpaste To OsteoporosisExposure to a chemical commonly used to reduce bacterial contamination in cosmetics, toothpaste and products like toys and clothing may come with an unintended risk -- osteoporosis. That's according to a study in Tuesday's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.
Half Of Tobacco, Vape Shops Don't ID Teens, Undercover Research FindsAn undercover operation in California found that half of tobacco and vape shops failed to check IDs for teens purchasing e-cigarettes and other nicotine products, despite a state law raising the legal age for purchasing tobacco products to 21.
FDA Recalls Parent's Choice Infant Formula Sold At WalmartThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration has recalled a brand of infant formula due to a possible presence of foreign metal matter.
Could Coffee Help You Lose Weight? New Research Suggests A Fat-Busting EffectDrinking coffee could activate the body's fat-fighting defenses, a discovery that could have potential implications in the battle against obesity and diabetes.
Some Bottled Water Sold At Target, Walmart, Whole Foods May Contain High Levels Of ArsenicThe FDA has not recalled either brand. 
The US Suicide Rate Is Up 33% Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Towson Merritt Club Hosts 'World's Largest Swimming Lesson' Ahead Of Official Start To SummerDrowning is one of the leading causes of death in children. Thursday, the world's largest swim lesson was held to try to save lives.
US Suicide Rate Is Up 33 Percent Since 1999, Research SaysThe suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds.
Suicide Rates Among America's Young People Continues To Rise, Study ShowsSuicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its highest point since 2000, new research has found.
Richer Countries Have Less Faith In Vaccines, Study FindsGlobally, about 8 in 10 people (79%) agreed that vaccines are safe, and 9 in 10 worldwide say their children have been vaccinated, but Wellcome said there were pockets where trust in vaccines was of concern.
Flesh-Eating Bacteria In Delaware Bay Becoming More CommonIn the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay, where water temperatures have been on the rise in recent years, according to a study.
Vaccine Helps Body’s Immune System Recognize, Kill Cancer CellsThe vaccines aren’t meant to prevent cancer, but instead turn on the immune system to kill cancer that’s already there.