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In the United States, 1 in 3 people will have Type 2 diabetes by 2050 if current trends continue, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Some patients wonder how, 60 years into the game, the science of the hormone estrogen can still be at an elementary stage.
Eating a high-fat diet during pregnancy can increase the risk of cancer in future children and grandchildren — even if they eat well — a new study suggests. Full story
Angelina Jolie’s revelation this week that she’d had both breasts removed to lower her risk of cancer came as a bombshell to many -- but not to three sisters from Berkeley Heights, N.J. Cathy Balsamo, Cindy Lepore and Patti Broccoli have spent the past year grappling with the dilemma that Jolie faced: What to do when a genetic mutation means you’ve got a sky-high chance of breast or ovarian cancer?
Do you have the lucky ticket? A winner was sold at a supermarket in Zephyrhills, Fla., a Florida Lottery official confirmed to NBC News early Sunday.
There was a time when luxury cars were defined by their sheer size and mass, their power, performance and, of course, exclusive details like leather seats and wood trim. Those factors distinguish the 2014 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, but there’s more to the redefined German flagship that fit the changing nature of the auto industry.
Derby winner Orb was unable to find his rhythm after breaking from the rail, and never challenged in finishing fourth as Oxbow ran away with the Preakness Stakes.
The second entry in the reboot of the classic TV series, "Star Trek Into Darkness" turned in a solid four-day return in its opening weekend, even if it didn't achieve warp speed.
A one-way trip to Mars sounds like something you'd wish on your worst enemy — yet more than 78,000 people have paid up to $75 for a chance to die on another planet. Three hopeful voyagers explain why.