Why Is Powdered Caffeine Dangerous?
A cup of coffee.
September 2nd, 2015
Caffeine is in coffee, tea and other products that we consume every day, so why is the powdered form dangerous?
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Daily Marijuana Use Among College Students Reaches 30-Year High
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September 1st, 2015
The percentage of U.S. college students who say they smoke marijuana daily or nearly every day is at its highest in more than three decades, according to a new survey.
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Vitamin Zzz? Sleep Could Fight Risk of Catching a Cold
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August 31st, 2015
Not getting enough sleep really does boost your risk of catching a cold, a new study suggests.
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Spinal Manipulation Relieves Back Pain … for Some
pain, back pain, lower back pain
September 2nd, 2015
It turns out both sides are right when it comes to spinal manipulation therapy – yes, it works, and no, it doesn't. Depends on the patient.
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Cycling Injuries Increasing Among Middle-Age & Older Adults
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September 1st, 2015
More U.S. adults, particularly those older than 45, are visiting the emergency room for bicycle-related injuries in recent years, according to a new study.
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'Lego-Stacking' Technique Could Help Scientists Grow Human Organs
An image of test tubes and pipettes suggests medical research
August 31st, 2015
By stacking up cells like Legos, scientists have found a new way to produce human tissues in the lab.
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Living Small: The Psychology of Tiny Houses
A tiny house
August 31st, 2015
For a very small, but growing number of people, diminutive dwellings are making dreams come true.
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In Men with Breast Cancer, Double Mastectomies Are on the Rise
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September 2nd, 2015
Double mastectomies have sharply increased in men. But are they necessary?
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Jimmy Carter: I Want the 'Last Guinea Worm to Die Before I Do'
Jimmy Carter comforting girl who has Guinea worm.
September 1st, 2015
When former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced earlier this month that he had melanoma, he also took the opportunity to slam another health issue: the Guinea worm.
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Another Fatal Brain Disease May Come from the Spread of 'Prion' Proteins
Brain tissue stained to show the features of vCJD.
August 31st, 2015
A rare and fatal brain disorder called multiple system atrophy (MSA) may be caused by a newly discovered prion.
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