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Company 3-D Print Prosthetic Hands For Kids

A program called E-nabling The Future is manufacturing prosthetic hands using 3-D printing; a process that is much easier and cheaper than more sophisticated prosthetics.

01/25/2015

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Study: Lack Of Exercise Causes Twice As Many Deaths As Obesity

Lack of exercise may cause twice as many deaths as obesity, a new study finds.

01/15/2015

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Study: Black Women Have Highest Death Risk Of Breast Cancer

According to a new study, a person’s chances of being diagnosed with breast cancer can depend on their race and ethnicity.

01/14/2015

In this handout from the Center for Disease Control (CDC), a colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) of a Ebola virus virion is seen. (credit: Center for Disease Control (CDC) via Getty Images)

Study: Liberia’s Ebola Epidemic Could End By Summer

A new study predicts that the Ebola epidemic in Liberia could come to an end by June if the country stays on track with getting a high percentage of people who are ill to a hospital.

01/14/2015

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Study: Severity Of Marital Problems Stay Stable Over Time

The severity and number of couples’ overall problems stay stable over time, even as their relationship dissatisfaction grows, a new study finds.

12/24/2014

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Study: E-Cigarettes May Lure Teens Into Traditional Smoking

Teens who use e-cigarettes may be lured into traditional smoking, a new study finds.

12/15/2014

Prescription contraceptives for women sit on the counter of a drug store. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Study: Percentage Of Women Using Long-Term Birth Control Methods Doubles

The percentage of women in the United States who are using long-term birth control methods have nearly doubled in recent years, according to a new report.

12/11/2014

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Study: Government Anti-Smoking Campaign Cost $480 Per Smoker Who Quit

Two new studies found that the health care cost of smoking is higher than previously thought and that a governmental program has been cost-effective in getting smokers to quit.

12/10/2014

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CDC: Middle-Age Women Have Highest Rate Of Depression

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, women ages 40 to 59 have the highest rate of depression of any group based on age and gender in the United States.

12/03/2014

A woman gets an istant  HIV/AIDS test inside a moblile clinic during a health fair. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

CDC: Only 30 Percent Of Americans With HIV Have It Under Control

Only 30 percent of Americans with HIV have the virus under control, according to a new report published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

11/25/2014