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FDA Proposes New Sunscreen RegulationsThe US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.
Heart Attacks Are On The Rise Among Young Women, Study ShowsThe risk of having a heart attack appears to be rising among young women, according to a new study, and researchers are trying to figure out why.
'Alarming' Number Of People Received Restricted Fentanyl, Study SaysAn "alarming" number of US patients received a highly potent form of opioid that is 100 times more powerful than morphine and that they never should have been prescribed, according to a new study.
Johnson & Johnson Says U.S. Investigating Johnson's Baby PowderJohnson & Johnson said the Justice Department and U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating the company amid allegations Johnson's Baby Powder is contaminated with asbestos, a mineral linked to cancer.
Maryland May Give Minors Consent For Preventative HIV CareState legislation could allow minors to consent to preventative treatment for human immunodeficiency virus or HIV.
Code Blue Extreme Cold Alert For Baltimore Issued For WednesdayBaltimore City Interim Health Commissioner Mary Beth Haller issued the declaration beginning Wednesday morning through Wednesday night.
Nature's Path Foods Recalls More Than 400,000 Boxes Of Kids Gluten-Free CerealThere are concerns the products might contain what the FDA calls, "undeclared gluten," in the cereal. 
Screen Time For Kids Under 2 More Than Doubles, Study FindsScreen time has more than doubled for children under 2 years old since 1997, a study published Monday in the journal JAMA Pediatrics found, with time spent in front of a TV as the main driver despite a changing screen landscape.
All Breast Cancer Patients Should Get Genetic Testing, Surgeons SayBarriers to genetic testing need to fall as knowledge of inherited cancer risks grow, surgeons say.
How Effective Is This Year's Flu Shot?The CDC estimates the vaccine has reduced the risk of going to the doctor for flu-related illness by 47 percent overall this season.
Drinking 2 Or More Diet Beverages A Day Linked To High Risk Of Stroke, Heart AttacksPrevious research has shown a link between diet beverages and stroke, dementia, Type 2 diabetes, obesity and metabolic syndrome, which can lead to heart disease and diabetes.
Nearly 1 In 7 US Kids & Teens Has A Mental Health Condition, Half Go Untreated, Study Says