Lice Shouldn't Keep Kids from School, Doctors Say
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April 27th, 2015
Head lice are annoying, but they don't make people sick, and so children with lice should not be kept away from school, according to new guidelines from a leading group of pediatricians.
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Melanoma Tumor 'Dissolves' After 1 Dose of New Drug Combo
CT Scan of melanoma tumor
April 24th, 2015
A large melanoma tumor on a woman's chest disappeared so quickly that it left a gaping hole in its place after she received a new treatment containing two melanoma drugs, a new case report finds.
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Air Pollution May Shrink the Brain, Study Suggests
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April 23rd, 2015
People who breathe polluted air every day may have smaller brains, and a higher risk for "silent strokes," researchers say.
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More Than 1,000 Doctors Say Dr. Oz Should Resign
Dr. Mehmet Oz
April 24th, 2015
Dr. Oz may need a "miracle cure" of his own if he wants to keep his job. More than 700 doctors say he should resign from his post, an ongoing poll finds.
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Prostate Cancer Risk Linked to Baldness
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April 24th, 2015
Men with male pattern baldness may be at increased risk of dying from prostate cancer, a new study suggests.
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Woman's 'Embryonic Twin' Is Not Really an Embryo, Or a Twin
An artist's drawing of a human mind.
April 23rd, 2015
An Indiana woman's brain tumor that turned out to contain hair bone and teeth has been dubbed an "embryonic twin," but experts say that such tumors are not really twins, nor embryos.
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Women Who Sit Too Much Have Higher Breast Cancer Risk
Stressed woman
April 24th, 2015
Too much time spent sitting at work and during off hours may increase women's risk of breast and endometrial cancer, a new study from Sweden suggests.
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Letting Babies Nap in Car Seat Could Be Deadly, Experts Warn
A car seat for an infant
April 24th, 2015
Placing infants in car seats and other sitting devices for naps may put their lives in danger, according to a new study.
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Human Embryo Editing Is Incredibly Risky, Experts Say
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April 23rd, 2015
The limitations in a technique of human-genome editing make it too dangerous to use in human embryos at this point, many experts say.
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