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Blood test predicts Alzheimer's disease

In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have developed a blood test for Alzheimer's disease that predicts with astonishing accuracy whether a healthy person will develop the disease.

Massive fake health and beauty supplies ring busted

The counterfeits included everyday health and beauty items such as ChapStick, Johnson's Baby Oil, Vaseline and Always sanitary pads.

'We are burying a body,' teen suspect tells Texas police

Ask a simple question. Police in Wylie, Texas, wanted to know what two teenagers were doing in the woods Saturday night. "We are burying a body," one of them said.

Solar lamps light rural villages across the globe

Solar lamps help rural villages

Can social media help fight eating disorders?

Editor's note: Claire Mysko is the author of "You're Amazing! A No-Pressure Guide to Being Your Best Self" and "Does This Pregnancy Make Me Look Fat?

Experts believe time zones could be bad for health

Editor's note: Ralitsa Vassileva is an anchor on CNN International. She is based in Atlanta but regularly crosses time zones.

Winter weather forces grave-diggers to use jackhammers in MN

The bitter cold winter this year is taking a toll on cemetery workers in Minnesota. They’re having a tough time digging graves through layers of frost.

How to eat healthy when you're on a budget

March is National Nutrition Month a time to rethink some of our eating and spending habits. And that includes how much we dish out at the grocery store. Eating right on a budget starts with a little planning.

China will use drones to clean up pollution

  China declared a "war on pollution" this week, and is now fortifying its arsenal with a new weapon: smog-clearing drones.

Why your core is more important than your abs

Ever wonder where a lot of these movie stars and fitness gurus get such great abs? What are they doing to build up a fabulous six pack? Well experts say they are probably working on their core muscles.