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Studies have shown that a morning cup of coffee could be good for you, when sipped in moderation. CNN Health Writer Jacqueline Howard shares how to brew your way to some health benefits.

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One in five people suffers from a mental illness in a given year, yet most don't seek help. A program called "Mental Health First Aid" is training the public to recognize symptoms, learn what to say and get people the help they need.

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I recently saw in the news information about a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association that even a small effort in the steps-a-day category can totally alter mortality rate.

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James Decker, 51, jokes that he “won the big grand prize” when he learned he had both diabetes and heart disease. But thanks to prompt and attentive care from Indiana Regional Medical Center, Decker is doing amazingly well.

Life expectancy in the United States declined from 2016 to 2017, yet the 10 leading causes of death remained the same, according to three recent government reports. Increasing deaths due to drug overdoses and suicides explain this slight downtick in life expectancy, the US Centers for Diseas…

Sexual assault victims consent to forensic exams hoping the invasive experience produces DNA evidence that might help investigators. But police have treated some rape kits like trash. See more at CNN.com/Destroyed.

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