Zika Vaccines Are in the Works, But Still Years Away
February 9th, 2016
Demands for Zika prevention are urgent, but the road to a viable vaccine is long and expensive.
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'Love Hormone' Could Predict Whether Mom and Dad Stay Together
A happy couple goes walking with their baby
February 9th, 2016
Low oxytocin levels during early pregnancy and in the early postpartum period might hint at relationship struggles for new moms.
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Man's Persistent Hiccups Were Caused by Large Tumor
This MRI shows the haemangioblastoma tumor within the man’s neck.
February 8th, 2016
A 35-year-old guy had hiccups that just would not go away. Turns out, there's a was large tumor pressing on a nerve.
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New Diet Book 'Always Hungry?' Renews Debate Over Calories
food nutrition labels
February 9th, 2016
Do calories count? A new book suggests they're not the only factor when it comes to weight.
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Potent Pot: Marijuana Is Stronger Now Than It Was 20 Years Ago
Marijuana plant
February 8th, 2016
Marijuana is getting stronger, new research finds.
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5 Things to Know About Zika Virus
Zika virus mosquito
February 8th, 2016
The outbreak of the mosquito-borne Zika virus throughout parts of the Americas has raised international concern because of the virus's possible connection to a neurological birth defect called microcephaly. Here are 5 important things to know about Zika.
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Why the BMI May Be a Flawed Measure of Health
A man stands on a scale
February 4th, 2016
Your body mass index, or BMI, may not be an accurate indicator of your risk of heart disease or diabetes, new research finds.
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Marijuana for Menstrual Cramps? New Product Causes Concern
Marijuana plants growing outdoors
February 9th, 2016
A new product offers marijuana compounds in the form of a vaginal suppository, and its makers claim it can relieve menstrual cramps. But is this product safe?
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Your Brain May Work Differently in Winter Than Summer
A tree is shown during different seasons.
February 8th, 2016
The changing seasons may change how you think, new research finds.
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Whooping Cough Booster Wears Off in Teens
A young girl receives a vaccination.
February 5th, 2016
The whooping cough vaccine seems to wear off over time.
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