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Teen Driving: Loud Talking & Rowdiness Are Risky Distractions
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April 18th, 2014
Although texting and talking on the phone can be hazardous for young drivers, old-fashioned distractions such as loud conversations and rowdy passengers may be more likely to lead to car crashes, a new study suggests.
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Parkinson's Drug Shows Promise in Preventing Breast Cancer
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April 18th, 2014
Women with mutations in the BRCA1 gene are at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. Early research suggests that existing drugs may help prevent this type of breast cancer.
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Katherine Tallmadge: Responding to Rush Limbaugh Attacks on Obesity (Op-Ed)
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April 18th, 2014
Why is nutritionist Katherine Tallmadge being attacked by conservatives?
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Why You Forget: 5 Strange Facts About Memory
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April 18th, 2014
Although forgetting is normal and vital to how the brain works, it sometimes happens in strange or unexplained ways.
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Why Are You Taking Fish Oil Supplements?
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April 17th, 2014
People taking fish oil supplements, or any type of supplements, should know why they're taking them, and what the risks are.
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New Ragweed Allergy Pill Clears FDA
April 17th, 2014
A new oral medication to treat ragweed allergies has been approved by the food and drug administration, the agency announced today.
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When Will You be Miserable This Allergy Season?
April 18th, 2014
The start of spring signals many things, one of which is the start of allergy season.
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Fitness Trackers May Help Older People Lose Weight
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April 17th, 2014
People who used a fitness tracker to help their weight loss efforts lost more weight and kept it off, compared with people who didn't use the devices, a new study shows.
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