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Whither Health? Dec. 21, 2016

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With the new year and looming Trump administration, health experts will soon find out the fate of Ob... Read More

Longer, But Not Twice as Long Sep. 21, 2016

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Twins tend to live longer than people who aren't twins (another way of saying pretty much everybody ... Read More

Eye Am Trouble Sep. 14, 2016

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For many former eyeglass wearers, contact lenses are the most wondrous of spectacles. But they also ... Read More

Off the Cuff Sep. 07, 2016

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This may get a rise out of you, but not in a good way. Researchers report that more than 30 percent ... Read More

Smoke Tales Aug. 31, 2016

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Researchers have identified a genetic mutation unique to humans that allows our ancestors to adapt t... Read More

Tall Tale Aug. 24, 2016

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A century ago, Americans were among the tallest people in the world — and each generation coul... Read More

Narrative Thread Aug. 17, 2016

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Researchers have woven microscopic sensors into suturing thread, which then informs them how well a ... Read More

Live Longer, Die Less Expensively Aug. 10, 2016

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Eight out of 10 Americans who died in 2014 were on Medicare, which devotes roughly one-quarter of it... Read More

Viral Hepatitis Kills -- A Lot Jul. 27, 2016

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Tuberculosis, malaria and HIV/AIDS are global scourges, killing millions of people worldwide each ye... Read More

Sunny D Light Mar. 23, 2016

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There is accumulating evidence that exposure to sunlight — and thus, higher production of vita... Read More

Guys and Power Tools Feb. 24, 2016

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Roughly half of all cases of infertility are due to male issues, most notably low sperm motility ... Read More

Milking it Feb. 03, 2016

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An unpublished study by a kinesiologist at the University of Maryland suggests that drinking a parti... Read More

The Oval Casket Jan. 06, 2016

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Running is supposed to be good for you. Running for president — and winning — maybe not ... Read More

Beyond Cancer, Other Problems Dec. 09, 2015

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Advances in cancer treatment have significantly boosted survival rates: More than 9 million American... Read More

Take a Walk on the Wild Stride Nov. 11, 2015

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A stroll is a pleasant way to burn calories; changing one's pace is even better. Engineers at Ohio S... Read More