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A recent study found melanoma risk increased as much as three times among people who tanned more than 50 hours in their lifetime, or had more than 100 sessions in a tanning booth. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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That Not-So-Healthy Glow: The Dangers Of Tanning

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Study: Tanning Beds Substantially Raise Skin Cancer Risks

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Working To Stop Teens Texting Behind The Wheel

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Dating Study Says Singles With Options Go For Hotties

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Many people with a hoarding anxiety disorder need to take baby steps in order to cope with organization — like cleaning a bit at a time, rather than getting rid of everything at once. Grap/Wikimedia Commons hide caption

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For Hoarders, The Mess Begins In The Mind

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Despite public health messages about exercise and eating healthfully, many children are acquiring what used to be considered "adult diseases," like diabetes and high blood pressure. M. Spencer Green/AP hide caption

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U.S. Youth Likely To Face Greater Health Issues

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For Some, Lasik Brings More Problems Than Solutions

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Health Experts Call For Heart Checkups For Kids

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Report: Cancer Deaths Declining Since 1990s

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To Help Healing, Doctors Pay More Attention To Pain

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Report: Students Need More Veggies, Fewer Calories

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Stress, Anxiety May Keep Women Smoking

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A Better Life Through Home Dialysis

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Silicone Injections May Harm Some Patients

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Is Vaccine Refusal Worth The Risk?

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