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1 in 20 Younger Women Suffers Major Depression
Depression is a big problem in women during and after pregnancy, but it's also a concern throughout the reproductive years.

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Your ability to "feel" the emotions of others lies partly in your genes, new research suggests.

People Aren't as Safe From Lead as Thought, Study Suggests
Long-term, low-level lead exposure may be linked with more than 256,000 premature deaths from heart disease in middle-aged and older Americans each year, according to a new study.

For Kids With Earwax, Skip Cotton Swabs, Expert Urges
Cotton swabs might seem like handy tools for clearing wax from children's ears, but they just might do more harm than good.

Timely Tips for Sick-Free Travel
If traveling is in your near future, there are a number of things you can do to keep from getting sick and spoiling your trip.