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No Surprise: Doctors Approve of Angelina Jolie's Surgery

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 2:36pm
Angelina Jolie's decision to have her ovaries taken out was spot-on, doctors said Tuesday.






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Sick Kids Need Say in Life-Saving Treatment, British Doctors Say

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 1:50pm
UK medical advisors want children's own views on whether they want to live or die to be taken into account.






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Genes Reveal Secret Ingredients in Americas' Melting Pot

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 11:23am
Scientists trace the history of European and African migration to the Americas — not by looking in history books, but by looking at genetic codes.






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Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 9:21am
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis.






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'Part of Life': Angelina Jolie Has Ovaries Removed

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 4:31am
Angelina Jolie has had her ovaries removed after tests indicated possible signs of cancer, two years after she underwent a double mastectomy.






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Many With Alzheimer's Never Get the Diagnosis: Report

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 12:02am
More than half a million Americans will develop Alzheimer's disease this year, but as many as half will never be told their diagnosis.






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Should You Get a Thyroid Test? It's Not Clear

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 5:07pm
There's not enough evidence to advise for or against routine thyroid tests, a top-level panel says.






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Suspected Killers of Ebola Workers Go on Trial

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 11:34am
The killings happened when a delegation of health care workers visited Womey last September to raise awareness about how to combat Ebola.






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'Strong' and 'Dirty': What's Really in Legal Weed

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 5:04am
Colorado's marijuana is nearly twice as strong as the illegal pot of past decades, and some packs triple the punch of vintage ganja, new tests reveal.






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How Toddler Survived 30-Mins Without a Heartbeat

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 3:14am
Frigid waters were a big factor in the survival of a Pennsylvania toddler whose heart stopped for nearly half an hour while submerged in a creek.






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What Should You Eat Before, During, After a Run?

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 6:09pm







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WHO Report Links Weed Killer Ingredient to Cancer Risk

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 2:27pm
Glyphosate, an ingredient in the world's most widely used weed killer, can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday.
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WHO Report Links Roundup Weed Killer to Cancer Risk

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 2:27pm
Glyphosate, an ingredient in the world's most widely used weed killer, can "probably" cause cancer, the World Health Organization said on Friday.






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Nerd Watch: Grow Your Own Custom Muscles

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 5:50pm
Researchers are working on a way to grow custom-made muscles to test drug therapies before they're prescribed.






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Does Wrinkle Cream Really Work? FDA Warns About False Claims

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:39pm
No, that skin cream cannot reverse aging. It can't repair DNA damage and it can't cure rosacea.






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Ebola Returns to Liberia

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 4:15pm
A patient has tested positive for Ebola in Liberia's capital, deflating hopes that the country had beaten the disease after weeks with no new cases.






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Acid Attack Survivors Pose for Charity Calendar

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 3:31pm
Their faces are startling. So are their stories and their bravery. But don't call them victims: Call them fighters.






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New Drug Might Slow Alzheimer's

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 9:18am
Injections of a new "silver bullet" drug might help slow memory loss in people who don't quite yet have Alzheimer's, but who have some symptoms.






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Move Over, X-Men: Making Mutants Just Got Easier

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 7:42pm
Scientists have found a way to create mutant organisms more reliably, using a recently developed gene-editing technique known as CRISPR.






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Utah Mother of Special-Needs Twins Battling Cancer

Thu, 03/19/2015 - 3:03pm
A Utah community is banding together to support a local mother of triplets with special needs who is now battling breast cancer.






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