The number of people you have sex with is an individual choice. But certain lifestyle factors play a role in how many sex partners you have, explains a recent study by British researchers.

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When Tammy Lewis was born, she was 3½ months early and weighed in at only 1 pound 4 ounces. Her family faced the harsh reality their newborn's survival rate was 5-10%.

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States with bans on texting while driving saw an average 4% reduction in emergency department visits after motor vehicle crashes, an equivalent of 1,632 traffic-related emergency department visits per year, according to a new analysis.

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The top Finnish envoy to the United Nations joined a chorus of people slamming Nikki Haley for saying the European nation's health care system is lacking compared to that of the United States.

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Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.

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Deaths from the synthetic opioid fentanyl skyrocketed more than 1,000% from 2011 to 2016, according to a report released Thursday.

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The FDA has recalled DG/health Naturals baby Cough Syrup + Mucus due to a bacterial contamination.

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Cardiovascular exercise is good for blood flow, which benefits the body and the brain.

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Juicing has some benefits but in the process you may lose needed fiber and antioxidants by drinking instead of eating your fruits and vegetables.

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In the ongoing -- and sometimes vicious -- vaccination debates online, pediatricians who are vocal vaccine advocates have become frequent targets of anti-vaxers.

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Kale, that popular green of the health conscious, has joined the ignoble list of 12 fruits and vegetables with the most pesticide residues, according to the Environmental Working Group. The last time kale was on the list was in 2009 when it was ranked eighth. Strawberries and spinach took the top two spots again this year, respectively, followed by kale.

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Legalization of marijuana, both for medical and recreational use, continues to spread across the globe even as the possible health risks (or benefits) are not fully known. Case in point, according to new research, people who use cannabis daily, as well as those who use high-potency weed, may be three times more likely to develop psychotic disorder than never-users.

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Have you ever found yourself staring at an empty bag of cookies you just devoured? Don't beat yourself up. Your brain is wired to eat that cookie -- and the next 10. It's as automatic a response as running away from a loud noise.

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Dave Prager intends to watch the new movie "Five Feet Apart" hidden away in a corner of the theater where no one can watch him cry.

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