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A Warming Planet Might Mean More Diabetes
The effects of climate change are far-reaching, but new research suggests a surprising linkage to a warming Earth -- more cases of type 2 diabetes.

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Family History of Colon Cancer Calls for Earlier Screening
If you've got a family history of colon or rectal cancers, you probably need to start screening for these conditions before you turn 50, a cancer expert says.

Health Tip: Slipping Back Into Sleep
Whether it's a child, a strange noise plain or insomnia that wakes you up at night, it can be difficult to get back to sleep.

For 'Preemies,' Human Touch May Be a Brain Booster
Underscoring the link between brain development and touch, new research suggests premature babies face a disadvantage compared to their full-term peers in their brain's sensitivity to gentle touch.

America's Porky Pets Face Health Woes, Too, FDA Says
America's weight problem extends to its pets, with a majority of cats and dogs dangerously overweight, a federal government veterinarian warns.