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'Are You Kidding Me?' Rep. Murphy Gets Testy At Anthrax Hearing

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:26pm
Rep. Tim Murphy gets testy with an expert testifying at hearing on the on the CDC Anthrax incident.






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School to Students: Test Scores Aren't Everything

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 11:32am
A UK school's letter to students is getting accolades after reminding children that tests don't always assess what makes them "special and unique.”






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Pot Researcher Says Firing Blocks PTSD Breakthrough

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 9:27am
A pot-and-PTSD researcher fired by the University of Arizona appealed her termination Tuesday, asserting the college is blocking a possible cure.






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Caring for Caregivers Pays Off in Alzheimer's Fight

Wed, 07/16/2014 - 7:40am
A new study released Wednesday shows that people caring for loved ones with Alzheimer's also need to take care of themselves.






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Is Global Warming Fueling Deadly Brain-Eating Amoebae?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:04pm
The death of a 9-year-old girl from a brain-eating amoeba is a jolting reminder of the danger lurking in fresh water, a risk that could worsen.






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Look, No Lines! Doctor Visits Drop in Obamacare Era

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 5:25pm
Remember all those predictions that Obamacare was going to create a crush of pent-up medical demand? It didn't.






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How Redditors' Photoshop Helped One Dad Heal

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 11:28am
This father posted a request on Reddit: Could someone edit his baby daughter's photo to remove the medical tubes and wires? The response amazed him.






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U.S. Alzheimer's Rate Is Dropping, Study Finds

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:59am
The rate of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias is falling in the United States and some other rich countries.






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Fart Claims Don't Pass the Smell Test

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 10:04am
Sorry, folks, smelling farts will not prevent cancer.






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Fed Health Survey Asks: How Many Americans Are Gay?

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 9:01am
It’s official: Just under 2 percent of Americans say they are gay or lesbians and just under 1 percent say they’re bisexual.






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Gel Works as Well as a Pill to Prevent Breast Cancer

Tue, 07/15/2014 - 1:17am
Women who rubbed the topical form of tamoxifen into the breast seemed to get the same benefits as those who took the pill, researchers found.






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Can a Simple 'Recipe' Help Prevent Alzheimer's?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 7:39pm
Just two years of exercising, eating healthier food and doing a little brain training boosted people’s memory function, researchers report.






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Could Your Social Network be a Lifeline?

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 5:11pm
Could being social save your life? New research finds that men who were more socially connected were half as likely to commit suicide as lone wolves.






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The Science Behind the World Cup Hole in Your Heart

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:42pm
Hardcore soccer fans are at a sudden loss –- not due to a lack of victory so much as an abrupt end to a global sports party.
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The Science Behind the World Cup Hole in Your Heart

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:42pm
Hardcore soccer fans are at a sudden loss –- not due to a lack of victory so much as an abrupt end to a global sports party.
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11 Things To Do While the Kids Are at Camp

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:55pm
While the children are away, parents will play. Go ahead, listen to NPR without whining from the backseat. Cook a 4-course meal at 10 p.m. Pantsless.






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The Relationship Between Stress and High-Fat Foods

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:42pm
An obesity study says turning to high-fat meals during times of stress may actually make you gain more weight than normal. Erika Edwards reports.






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Stress Eating May Be Worse Than You Think

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:39pm
Researchers sure know how to take the “comfort” out of comfort food. A new study suggests eating while stressed could add 11 pounds in a year.






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'My Fitbit Made Me Fat': Bands Said to Backfire

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:01pm
Some people say their fitness bands actually move the scale in the wrong direction — making them pack on the pounds.






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'My Fitbit Is Making Me Fat': Bands Said to Backfire

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Some people say their fitness bands actually move the scale in the wrong direction — making them pack on the pounds.






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