Memorial Day Meals: Expert Tips for Packing a Healthy Picnic
A pile of cut watermelon sits on a picnic table.
May 22nd, 2015
Here is advice from nutrition experts for picnic-friendly foods that are easy to prepare, transport and eat outdoors.
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Testosterone Rules for Women Athletes Are Unfair, Researchers Argue
Dutee Chand runs the 200-meter race during the IAAF World Youth Championships in Donetsk, Ukraine in July 2013.
May 21st, 2015
Elite women athletes are barred from high-level competitions if their testosterone levels are too high. But what levels are "normal?"
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How Does Salmonella Get into Sushi?
tuna shushi
May 22nd, 2015
Raw tuna is the suspected source of a new outbreak of Salmonella, but how does tuna become contaminated with the bacteria in the first place?
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Why Washing Chicken Before Cooking is Unsafe (Video)
A raw chicken breast sits on a cutting board.
May 22nd, 2015
Don't wash your chicken — really.
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Bionic Arm Taps New Part of Brain for Natural Moves
Patient Erik G. Sorto operates a prosthetic arm that interfaces with his brain signals.
May 21st, 2015
A new prosthetic arm can be wired to tap into the part of a person's brain that plans out movements before the muscles do them, giving a person smoother control over the limb.
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'Thunder God' Plant Could Help with Weight Loss
The thunder god vine plant
May 21st, 2015
A plant used in traditional Chinese medicine may help with weight loss, early results from animal studies suggest.
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Severe Infections Linked to Lower IQs
An artist's drawing of a human mind.
May 22nd, 2015
Having an infection so severe that you have to be hospitalized may affect your IQ, a new study suggests.
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