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Lab Severs Ties With James Watson, Citing ‘Unsubstantiated 2019-01-11 19:51:42In a recent documentary, the geneticist doubled down on comments he made a decade ago, then apologized for, regarding race, genetics and intelligence.

California Adds Its Clout to States Battling High 2019-01-11 17:25:23Under a new governor, it’s hoping to use its status as the most populous state as leverage when it negotiates with drug makers.

$3.4 Million Medicaid Fraud Inquiry Hovers Over Nursing 2019-01-11 14:52:24The operator of the nursing home, Hacienda HealthCare, has been locked in a legal battle with a state health agency, refusing to turn over financial r

The New Health Care: Why a ‘Passive’ Health 2019-01-11 13:12:28Some in Congress say financial incentives will lead to healthful choices, but having more choices can be problematic when so many Americans are busy a

In her words: R. Kelly: Why So Many 2019-01-11 12:39:34The R&B star has enjoyed fame despite decades of claims that he’s abused teenage girls. Why?

The Flu Is Widespread in the U.S., and 2019-01-11 12:18:06In the last three months, 6 to 7 million people have caught the flu, and the season isn’t over yet.

Dr. Lewis L. Judd, Advocate of Brain Science, 2019-01-10 23:57:13At the National Institute of Mental Health, he helped put in place an ambitious research agenda focused on biology as the key to understanding psychia

Facing Legal Action, Insurer Now Will Cover People 2019-01-10 18:54:51Regulators had accused Mutual of Omaha of denying policies to applicants, mostly gay men, who took medication to protect against the infection.

Global Health: A Virus Even More Dangerous Than 2019-01-10 17:41:09The Zika virus must take the “side roads” into the placenta to infect a fetus, one researcher said — but the Rift Valley fever virus

Trilobites: In an Ancient Nun’s Teeth, Blue Paint 2019-01-10 16:32:10A rare blue pigment, discovered in the fossilized plaque of a German nun, hints at a broader role for women in the production of religious texts.

Traditional Masculinity Can Hurt Boys, Say New A.P.A. 2019-01-10 13:31:12Men die earlier than women and commit more acts of violence. But the American Psychological Association did not have a guide for working with males, i

Trilobites: Giant Fungus Is Older, Bigger and Rarely 2019-01-10 12:15:40New genetic analysis shows that an underground parasitic mold in Michigan is about 2,500 years old and has a low mutation rate.

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A New Idea about What Triggers Alzheimer's 2019-01-09 12:00:00Changes in brain cells’ DNA may be responsible—and if so, medicines already developed for other diseases might be used to treat it -- Read

How to Train for a Long-Distance Race 2019-01-09 10:00:00Whether it is a full marathon or a 10K, training for a race can have less than desirable consequences if you are not prepared -- Read more on Scientif

Testing for Caffeine Could Help Foil Fake Urine 2019-01-09 08:00:00The absence of substances originating from coffee, chocolate, nicotine and blood in pee could indicate foul play  -- Read more on ScientificAmeri

Inhaled RNA Might Help Heal Cystic Fibrosis 2019-01-08 23:55:00Scientists are working to correct a genetic defect in cystic fibrosis patients by having them inhale RNA. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more

Alzheimer's Attack on the Brain May Vary with 2019-01-08 11:30:00A new study finds African–Americans with dementia have less buildup of certain toxic proteins in their brains than do whites -- Read more on Sci

Better Diagnostics Could Help in the Fight against 2019-01-07 07:00:00So-called molecular tests can be quicker and more accurate than what doctors use now -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

It's Time to Get Arsenic and Other Toxic 2019-01-04 09:00:00It’s time to get arsenic and other heavy metals out of our infants’ diets -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Humans Evolved to Exercise   2019-01-04 08:00:00Unlike our ape cousins, humans require high levels of physical activity to be healthy -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

A Novel Way to Fight Drug-Resistant Bacteria 2019-01-04 07:00:00Host-directed therapy can boost a patient’s immune response instead of relying only on antibiotics  -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

What Ails a Woman's Heart 2019-01-03 10:00:00The more we look, the more we find sex differences in cardiovascular disease -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Clinical Trials Have the Best Medicine but Do 2019-01-02 09:00:00Most cancer patients never get into lifesaving drug trials because of barriers at community hospitals -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Take Your Pills When Your Genes Are Most 2019-01-01 11:30:00Drugs could be more effective if taken when the genetic proteins they target are most active -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Health Tip: Nurture Your Emotional Health as a 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Health Tip: Nurture Your Emotional Health as a Cancer PatientCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/201

Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer's 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Sleep Patterns May Offer Clues to Alzheimer'sCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Animal Study Suggests Ritalin Won't Harm the Heart 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Animal Study Suggests Ritalin Won't Harm the HeartCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00

At Risk for an Opioid OD? There's an 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: At Risk for an Opioid OD? There's an App for ThatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 A

Police to Collect DNA From Male Workers at 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Police to Collect DNA From Male Workers at Phoenix Facility Where Comatose Woman Gave BirthCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLa

Cancer Patients May Face Greater Risk of Shingles 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Cancer Patients May Face Greater Risk of ShinglesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Many Female Health Care Workers Make Poverty-Level Wages: 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Many Female Health Care Workers Make Poverty-Level Wages: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2

Drug May Delay MS Disability for Some 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Drug May Delay MS Disability for SomeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Foot Stools Move Human Stool Along 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Foot Stools Move Human Stool AlongCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

See Who's More Likely to Share Fake News 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: See Who's More Likely to Share Fake NewsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Fiber: It's Not Just for Adults 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Fiber: It's Not Just for AdultsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM

Wider Waistlines, Smaller Brains? 2019-01-11 02:00:00Title: Wider Waistlines, Smaller Brains?Category: Health NewsCreated: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/10/2019 12:00:00 AM


Baby erupts in laughter after hearing clearly for 2019-01-11 13:40:37The sweet moment a Georgia baby heard clearly for the very first was caught and shared on Facebook by the 11-month-old girl’s ecstatic family.

Illinois child, 3, becomes state’s first pediatric flu 2019-01-11 13:06:24A young child from Aurora, Illinois has reportedly become the first pediatric flu death in the state this season.

Woman in vegetative state may not have shown 2019-01-11 11:51:10As to the investigation into how a woman who has been in a vegetative state for nearly a decade was impregnated continues, at least one expert said it

Mom recalls C-section horror when scar split days 2019-01-11 11:16:20A mom in Scotland said she remembers sitting on her couch thinking “Oh my god, I’m holding my intestines,” after her cesarean sectio

Surgeon fined $3G for removing kidney he thought 2019-01-11 11:01:08The Florida Board of Medicine says a West Palm Beach surgeon has agreed to pay a $3,000 fine for removing a woman's healthy kidney that he

Hawaii confirms rat lungworm disease in Big Island 2019-01-11 09:40:46Health officials have confirmed a case of rat lungworm disease in a Hawaiian infant who has been sick since December.

Study finds link between big bellies and shrinking 2019-01-10 16:11:02A new study has found that those who have a high ratio of body mass index and waist-to-hip ratio had lower brain volume than others.

Louisiana mom donates kidney to 12-year-old daughter, gives 2019-01-10 13:18:50A New Orleans, Louisiana mom who recently donated a kidney to her daughter gave her life — again.

Wyoming resident has rare, drug-resistant infection, department of 2019-01-10 12:11:52A Laramie County, Wyoming resident has a rare, antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection, the state department of health said Wednesday.

Single mom in need of second kidney transplant 2019-01-10 11:41:00A Georgia mother who said she has relied on her faith to get her through several health crises is hoping that a second donor will step forward to prov

Mom claims popular toy took days to untangle 2019-01-10 10:39:20An Arkansas mother has a stark warning for parents about a 2016 “Toy of the Year Award” winner after her 5-year-old daughter lost a chunk

Boy impaled by tree branch walked sister home 2019-01-10 09:32:57A plum picking expedition nearly ended in tragedy for an 8-year-old boy who was impaled through the chest by a tree branch, which reportedly missed hi

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Most stroke survivors are in good mental health, 2019-01-09 15:46:55 Two-thirds of people who've suffered strokes have good mental health, even after their negative health event, a new study says.

People may choose food based on how its 2019-01-09 15:06:52 How people choose food in a store may depend on what other food is next to it, a new study suggests.

Young patients have trouble getting private talks with 2019-01-09 14:41:40 Only half of young people in the U.S. ever get private time with their doctors, according to a new study.

Pomegranate-rich diet may improve IBD treatment 2019-01-09 12:36:03 Eating a diet rich in pomegranate could hold the key to fighting inflammatory bowel diseases, a news study says.

Hysteresis loop explains resistance to vaccination, researchers say 2019-01-09 10:41:26 Researchers say that a hysteresis loop explains why vaccination rates for some diseases continue fall, even after health officials declare vaccines s

Study: PTSD may increase heart disease, cancer risk 2019-01-09 09:07:41 Post-traumatic stress disorder could bring on cardiovascular disease and cancer, a new study says.

Treating multiple chronic diseases increases cost of each 2019-01-08 16:27:06 The cost of treating a person with two or more non-communicable diseases is more expensive than treating the same diseases individually, a study says

Vitamin E's effects on cancer risk may be 2019-01-08 16:15:21 A genetic variant may determine whether vitamin E can lower people's risk for developing cancer, a new study says.

Facebook may lead to perceived negative health outcomes 2019-01-08 14:54:54 New research links Facebook to the perception of poor health among its users.

Leap in marketing spending pushing up healthcare costs 2019-01-08 12:19:51 Medical marketing spending has ballooned over the last 20 years, causing some to call for more oversight, a study says.

Study: Older Americans with hearing aids have trouble 2019-01-08 10:35:14 Many older Americans who are poor continue to struggle with finding access to hearing care services, a new study says.

Cellular energy route finding may improve understanding of 2019-01-07 16:39:39 Scientists have found a cellular route for energy that could shed more light on how humans age and develop chronic diseases.

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