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Federal judge rules certain non-profit organizations in Georgia affiliated with the Catholic Church are not subject to a contraception mandate included in Obamacare. (Getty Images)

Catholic Groups Win Fight Over Contraception 

Federal judge rules certain non-profit organizations in Georgia affiliated with the Catholic Church are not subject to a contraception mandate included in Obamacare.

03/26/2014

A patient sleeps after undergoing cataract surgery.  (credit: Agung Parameswara/Getty Images)

Study: Rates Of Blindness Falling Throughout The World

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention define blindness as severe vision impairment, not correctable by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery. It interferes with a person’s ability to perform everyday activities.

03/26/2014

Death Cologne will help you smell like the undead, making you practically invisible to zombies. (Getty Images)

New Cologne Promises To Help You Survive A Zombie Apocalypse

Idea for “Death Cologne” inspired by an episode of AMC’s “The Walking Dead.”

03/25/2014

File photo of a man using an electronic cigarette. (credit: JOE KLAMAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Don’t Help Smokers Quit

A new study claims that electronic cigarettes don’t help people quit smoking.

03/25/2014

Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

WHO: Pollution Kills 7 Million People Every Year

Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Study: Tooth Loss Associated With Depression

A new study has found that tooth loss is associated with depression.

03/23/2014

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Study: Eating Too Much Salty Foods Speeds Cellular Aging In Obese Teens

A new study has found that cellular aging is sped up in obese and overweight teenagers who eat too much salty foods.

03/23/2014

Canadian researchers found that parents with the strictest parenting style were more likely to raise obese children. (Getty Images)

Study: Stricter Parents More Likely To Raise Obese Children

Kids whose parents lay down a lot of rules without communicating with their children are at the greatest risk of obesity.

03/23/2014

File photo of a couple driving in a convertible.  (credit: Steve Cole/Getty Images)

Study: People Really Do Experience Mid-Life Crisis

Does a mid-life crisis really exist or do people just use it as an excuse?

03/20/2014