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This Health Statistic Shocks Dr. Oz (WATCH)

Posted 08.21.2013 | Home

Emmy Award-winning doctor, television host and author Dr. Oz shared the health statistic that shocks him the most when he joined me on Mondays With Ma...

Health By Numbers: A Statistician's Challenge

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2012 | Healthy Living

* Global health statisticians say good data are hard to find * Best approach is to embrace uncertainty, encourage debate ...

Child Wellness State By State

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 10.18.2011 | Healthy Living

The kids are alright -- but some more than others, according to a report released August 17. The 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book, put out by The Annie E. Ca...

Health In America, By The Numbers

CDC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Last week, the Centers For Disease Control (CDC) released its 34th annual "Health, United States Report." The document is 550 pages of charts, tables...

Forget a "Fat Tax." Tax the Fat.

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Ridley

With all the talk -- and screaming and gun-toting -- that's going on around the health care reform debate, maybe the answer is orbiting our ever-expanding guts.

Dueling Docs: Is Drinking Linked to Breast Cancer?

Janice Horowitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Janice Horowitz

A recent report suggests that as little as one extra glass of wine, beer or hard liquor a day can increase a woman's odds of developing of breast cancer.