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Today’s Headlines: Heavy Lifting, Exercise, and Fruits and Vegetables

Back pain in women related to gender differences in lifting: Women with back pain might have good reason for it. “Scientists observing groups of people lift heavy boxes found subtle…

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Women Getting Smarter Faster Than Men

Researchers have known for some time that humans have been getting smarter over time, but new research indicates this might be especially true for women. Researchers looked at group of…

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Today’s Headlines: Fist Bumps, Cleaning Your Plate, and Running

New research shows that fist bumps may be more hygienic than other ways of saying hello. “Dr. Dave Whitworth, of Aberystwyth University in Wales, tested the germ-carrying potential of various…

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The Ebola Outbreak: What You Need to Know

Ebola has taken hold of the news recently, both because of the size of the outbreak and because of the terrifying nature of the disease. The outbreak is believed to…

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Patients with Pill Changes More Likely to Stop Medications

When your doctor writes you a prescription, the pharmacy often swaps it out for a cheaper generic version of the pill. This can happen during medication refills as well, with…

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Tiny, Wirelessly-Charged Medical Devices May Be on the Way

Researchers from Stanford University may have found a way to wirelessly charge medical devices implanted inside the body simply by waving a small power source above the skin. This could…

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Today’s Headlines: Mediterranean Diet, Plane Germs and Triclosan

The secret to the Mediterranean diet’s benefits: A new study done in mice might explain why the Mediterranean diet is so good for your heart. The study discovered “that when…

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Massive Dose of Measles Virus Wipes Out Woman’s Cancer

One woman has been essentially cured of her multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that affects bone marrow, after receiving an incredibly high dose of the measles virus. The…

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Today’s Headlines: Pancreatic Cancer, Measles and Junk Food

Pancreatic cancer will be 2nd deadliest by 2030: Study: “Pancreatic cancer is set to become the second deadliest cancer in the United States by 2030, new research predicts. If the…

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MERS: What You Need to Know

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is attempting to contact 100 people who may have been exposed to the potentially deadly MERS virus after an infected 44-year-old patient was hospitalized…

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