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An effort to reproduce 100 studies that had been published in three leading psychology journals found that more than half of the findings did not hold up when retested.
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The vast majority of kindergarten-age children in the United States have received vaccinations against preventable diseases. But, there are locations with sizeable numbers of unprotected children.
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Compounds found in purple potatoes appear to be able to kill colon cancer stem cells and limit the spread of the cancer in petri dishes and mice.
Shares Aug 26, 2015 12:21 AM EDT
The American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology are issuing a consensus statement saying that chidlren at high risk for peanut allergies be given foods with peanuts before age 1.
Shares Aug 25, 2015 11:02 PM EDT
Previous studies showed evidence that aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) could help protect against colorectal cancer, but a Danish study is the first to show what dose of aspirin is best and how long it needs to be taken to achie…
Shares Aug 24, 2015 07:11 PM EDT
Virtually all people who wear contact lenses are doing things that increase their risk of an eye infection, according to the CDC.
Shares Aug 23, 2015 07:39 PM EDT
Carter is receiving a treatment that combines a targeted form of radiation with an immunotherapy drug shown to help some melanoma patients live many months longer than expected.
Shares Aug 21, 2015 07:06 PM EDT
Issues like anxiety, stress, and depression appear to raise the risk of atheosclerosis in people with rheumatoid arthritis.
Shares Aug 21, 2015 06:58 PM EDT
Scientists have finally figured out how agene called FTO appears to make people fat.
Shares Aug 20, 2015 07:22 PM EDT
A woman’s risk of dying of breast cancer within 10 or 20 years of receiving a diagnosis of ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is low, unless she is diagnosed before age 35 or is black.
Shares Aug 20, 2015 07:01 PM EDT
People who work 55 hours or more per week have a 33% greater risk of stroke and a 13% greater risk of coronary heart disease than those who work fewer hours per week, according to a new study.
Shares Aug 19, 2015 11:32 PM EDT
Do you work long hours? Then be extra careful. According to a new study, this can increase your risk of stroke.
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