Why We Get Dumb Drunk

Why We Get Dumb Drunk

A wild night of drinking can end in a blackout, a hangover or worse. So why do many people continue to pound back ...
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FAQ: The FDA and Avastin

FAQ: The FDA and Avastin

There’s been a lot of back-and-forth regarding the use of Avastin for breast cancer. Here are answers to some questions you may have ...
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New Genetic Marker May Protect Some People Against HIV

New Genetic Marker May Protect Some People Against HIV

A genetic marker that may protect some people against HIV infection has been found, a new study from researchers in France suggests. This ...
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Dieters May Unknowingly Buy Dangerous Weight Loss Supplements

Dieters May Unknowingly Buy Dangerous Weight Loss Supplements

A potentially hazardous weight loss supplement that has been recalled in the United States continues to be sold and consumed in significant amounts, ...
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1 in 5 Americans Have Hearing Loss, Study Shows

1 in 5 Americans Have Hearing Loss, Study Shows

Nearly one-fifth of all Americans 12 years or older have hearing loss, a new national survey shows, making the condition much more prevalent ...
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Hantavirus Deaths in Yosemite: More Mice May Be to Blame

Hantavirus Deaths in Yosemite: More Mice May Be to Blame

Two people have died from the rodent-borne disease called hantavirus after staying in Yosemite National Park, suggesting that the California park hosts many ...
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The Healthy Geezer: How Dangerous Is the Sound Level of Rock Music?

The Healthy Geezer: How Dangerous Is the Sound Level of Rock Music?

Question: I’m worried about my hearing because I played in a rock band when I was a kid. How dangerous is the sound ...
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Brain Exercises Change Personality in Older Adults

Brain Exercises Change Personality in Older Adults

Activities designed to improve mental abilities of older adults may also change their personalities, a new study says. Participants in the study who ...
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Misconduct By Boys Linked to Brain Structure Differences

Misconduct By Boys Linked to Brain Structure Differences

The size of two regions of the brain are smaller in antisocial teenage boys who have conduct disorder problems than in teenage boys ...
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