Jacksonville, Florida - Narrow stools that occur infrequently probably are harmless. However in some cases, narrow stools - especially if pencil thin - may be a sign of narrowing or obstruction of the colon due to colon cancer.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - Good news for the nearly 26 million Americans who have diabetes! The American Diabetes Association has published three new cookbooks that can make creating great meals easy and fun. Better news for everyone is that even if you do not have diabetes, these recipes are a delicious way to enjoy healthy eating.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - While often portrayed as funny in movies and on TV, intoxication and alcohol abuse are no laughing matter. In fact, it’s estimated that more than 30 percent of theU.S. population misuses alcohol.

Washington, DC - The nation’s food safety grades are out and the results are mixed.  CDC’s annual report card shows that foodborne infections continue to be an important public health problem in the United States.

San Diego, California (NAPSI) - A tiny new device may make a big difference for the estimated 36 million Americans who live with some type of hearing loss. This same device may also prompt more baby boomers to join the digital world.

San Diego, California - A team of researchers from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Center for Cancer Systems Biology (CCSB) at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute has uncovered a new aspect of autism, revealing that proteins involved in autism interact with many more partners than previously known.

Scottsdale, Arizona - Teen smoking is a big deal. After all, teens who smoke are likely to turn into adults who smoke.