Should Placebos Be Used to 'Treat' Patients?
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July 1st, 2015
Placebos can make people feel better, so why not use them?
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Flu Vaccine and Narcolepsy: New Findings May Explain Link
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July 1st, 2015
The swine flu vaccine was linked with an increase in narcolepsy cases in Europe, and now researchers may have figured out why.
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There's a Sign Women Are Ovulating, But Men Can't Detect It
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June 30th, 2015
When women ovulate, their faces get just slightly redder, a new study finds.
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Drug Helps Obese People Drop Weight and Keep It Off
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July 1st, 2015
A diabetes drug called liraglutide helps people lose weight, a new study finds.
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Why a Teen's Reasons for Using Marijuana Matter
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July 1st, 2015
The reason that teen gives for using marijuana may be related to their likelihood of using other drugs too.
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Plague Evolution: How a Mild Stomach Bug Became a Worldwide Killer
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June 30th, 2015
The Black Death — the dreaded plague that killed millions of people during the Middle Ages — only reached pandemic status after the bacteria that cause it acquired two pivotal mutations, a new study finds.
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Sugary Drinks Kill 184,000 People Every Year
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June 29th, 2015
Sugary drinks cause 184,000 deaths worldwide annually, including 25,000 deaths in the United States, according to a new study.
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Statins Linked to Aggression in Older Women
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July 1st, 2015
Older women who take statins may experience an increase in their levels of aggressive behavior.
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Awake Again: Is It Insomnia or Just Segmented Sleep? (Op-Ed)
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June 30th, 2015
Waking up at night is normal, and it may not effect the quality of your sleep.
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1 in 3 Americans Owns a Gun
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June 29th, 2015
Nearly one in three adults in the U.S. owns at least one gun, according to a new study.
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