An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet. It's based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts.

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Early humans were still swinging from trees two million years ago, scientists have said, after confirming a set of contentious fossils represent a "missing link" in humanity's family tree.

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A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and suffered physical injuries while in their care.

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"Nobody could tell us why we couldn't have children, but we've been trying at this point for about 12 years," said Elizabeth Prior, 49, of Buckinghamshire.

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It's the stuff of nightmares: your loved one living in a long-term care facility or nursing home was sexually abused and you had no idea it was happening. Could this nightmare come true and what can you do?

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Marie Kondo's tidying trend has benefits beyond clearing up space in your home. Decluttering also raises self-esteem, lifts moods, brings peace and improves lives, according to experts.

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Perdue Foods is recalling 68,244 pounds of gluten-free chicken nuggets sold nationwide over fears of wood contamination, federal officials say.

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Most of what we know about nicotine addiction in teens, we know from cigarettes. But experts say the technology and chemistry of vaping might pose an entirely different threat.

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A furloughed federal worker who is diabetic said she resorted to rationing her insulin medication because "the thought of having more debt was scarier than the thought of dying" in her sleep.

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A potentially deadly birth defect in which babies are born with exposed intestines is on the rise, and the Centers for Disease and Prevention is concerned that it might be tied to the opioid epidemic.

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For decades, every year she's been active in the transgender community, Isa Noyola has attended a funeral for a friend.

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A "stealth condition" which is one of the western world's most common genetic disorders is causing far higher levels of cancer and chronic health conditions than previously thought, a UK study has revealed.

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The Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak, which began August 1, is continuing unabated in the new year.

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