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How does flu spread? Hitting the dorms to find out
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:18:25 GMT
If you want to know how flu spreads, there's no better place to study than a college dorm
What happens to our brains when we pray?
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:02:00 GMT
How does the ritual, regardless of personal faith or intention, affect our behavior? Deeply, experts say.
Can ultrasounds cause autism?
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:59:24 GMT
Ultrasounds during pregnancy do not appear to be a major cause of autism, researchers found. But they said pregnant women need to limit how many they have.
Cuba embassy staff had concussion-like injury
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:15:14 GMT
Medical exams raise more questions than answers
Flu vaccine works better than expected
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:24:09 GMT
Children ages 8 and under are well protected against the most common strain, CDC finds
Last-minute Valentine's Day gifts that will strengthen your relationship
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:45:00 GMT
Skip the box of chocolate. This year, give a gift you can enjoy together.
Processed foods like bread may raise cancer risk
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:17:00 GMT
Cheese, pasta, canned foods did not raise risk
Women twice as likely as men to be depressed
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:00:57 GMT
Blacks have highest rates of depression
Why a 'good enough' relationship is one that lasts a lifetime
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:44:00 GMT
Couples in a "good enough" relationship settle for nothing less than being treated with honesty, respect and affection, says relationship therapist John Gottman.
5 science-backed ways to have a healthier weekend
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:43:00 GMT
Don't let the time off derail your wellness goals.
How often do happy couples have sex? Less than you think.
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:00:00 GMT
Once a week is "just right" for sexual happiness, according to a study. But there's no magic formula.
'Burning a hole in the brain' can fix it
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:00:02 GMT
Follow the remarkable improvement of one man with palsy after undergoing noninvasive procedure
I stopped saying 'yes' to everyone, and it changed my life
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 19:34:06 GMT
I took a 30-day challenge to say "yes" to myself.
Why doesn't the flu vaccine always work?
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:05:57 GMT
Flu shots don't work as well as other vaccines, and doctors and patients alike struggle to understand why.
Why it's so hard to make a better flu vaccine
Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:26:23 GMT
Making a universal flu vaccine is turning out to be harder than anyone thought. Why? Because influenza virus is a master of cloaking technology.
Sony apologizes as 'Peter Rabbit' movie makes parents hopping mad
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 22:29:00 GMT
Sony Pictures and "Peter Rabbit" filmmakers apologized for a controversial "food allergy bullying" scene that prompted backlash from allergy awareness organizations.
Six miles can be the difference between life and death for Syria's wounded
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:55:00 GMT
Doctors with the Syrian American Medical Society report a sharp rise in the number of hospital attacks since the start of the year.
I hired a stylist and it's the best thing I could have done this year
Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:18:00 GMT
'I've realized it's okay to invest in clothing that helps me feel like and express myself — my true self.'
Blood test finds concussions without CT scan
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:24:25 GMT
FDA says approval can save money and effort
What mental health experts say to their kids about school shootings
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 22:18:00 GMT
How to help your kids feel safe when their world feels out of control.
Opioid makers gave $10M to drug advocacy groups
Sun, 18 Feb 2018 19:58:00 GMT
Companies selling some of the most lucrative prescription painkillers funneled millions to advocacy groups that in turn promoted the medications' use.
Flu season is breaking records, CDC says
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:58:52 GMT
Flu season is getting worse and is on course to break records in terms of people made sick by influenza and sent to the hospital with flu, the CDC says.
How dogs are helping treat cancer in people
Sun, 11 Feb 2018 00:58:00 GMT
Genetic similarities between canines and humans may provide clues to treat disease more effectively
5 science-backed ways to reduce muscle soreness
Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:56:14 GMT
What you can do today to be back in the gym tomorrow.
Why falling in love gives you butterflies
Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:28:00 GMT
These swoony sensations we recognize as signs of true love are really more about lust.