Even a 5-Minute Run Is Great for Heart Health
running woman
July 28th, 2014
Think you don't have time for a workout that will benefit your health? You may want to think again: A new study finds that running as little as 5 to 10 minutes a day may reduce the risk of death.
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Getting Ahead of HIV (Op-Ed)
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July 27th, 2014
When AIDS first emerged in the early 1980s, HIV infection was a death sentence. But a global effort has ensured this is no longer the case for a growing number of people.
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Sexy Thoughts: The Mind Is Key in Female Orgasm
A couple stands close.
July 25th, 2014
Women who think more about their own physical sensations during sex have an easier time reaching orgasm than women whose minds on other things, new research finds.
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Tumor Full of 232 'Toothlets': What's an Odontoma?
A woman smiles, revealing her teeth.
July 28th, 2014
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Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork? (Op-Ed)
July 26th, 2014
You may have never heard of ractopamine, but it's common in American pork.
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Should You Trust Health Apps on Your Phone?
A woman shopping for medicine consults her smartphone.
July 25th, 2014
Only a small fraction of the smartphone health apps that are out there have been reviewed by FDA.
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Roasting? 7 Scientific Ways to Beat the Heat
A man pours water over his head on a hot day.
July 25th, 2014
As summer heats up, you may be looking for ways to avoid the heat, beyond the common advice of drinking water and staying inside during the hottest parts of the day. Here are seven science-based tips for staying cool.
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A Common Link Among Female Criminals: Brain Injury
Women's hands hold the bars of a prison cell.
July 28th, 2014
A high percentage of women in prison have a history of a traumatic brain injury, a new study finds.
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Concussions are Brain Injuries — Sit Your Kid Down (Op-Ed)
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July 26th, 2014
After a concussion, kids may need substantial time to heal before returning to school.
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Vibrio Warnings: How to Avoid Ocean-Dwelling Bacteria
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July 25th, 2014
Though infections caused by a marine bacterium are more common in the summer months, people can avoid becoming seriously ill by avoiding undercooked shellfish and not swimming with open wounds.
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