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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

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Study: Exercise May Be As Effective As Medicine For Heart Disease

A recent collaborative study found that exercising may be as effective in treating heart disease as prescription medication.

10/02/2013

The baby recession may be at an end: After a five-year span in which the number of children born in the United States dropped each year, 2013 saw a minute increase.  (Getty)

Study: Men With Smaller Testicles Are Better Fathers

A new study from Emory University finds that men who tend to be a loving parent also have smaller testicles.

09/10/2013

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: National Media Campaign Attributed To 100,000 Smokers Quitting

A national media and advertising campaign entitled “Tips From Former Smokers” is being credited for more than 200,000 smokers having quit following the three-month campaign.

09/09/2013

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them. (DENIS CHARLET/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: E-Cigarettes Help Smokers Quit As Effectively As Nicotine Patches

Electronic cigarettes worked just as well as nicotine patches to help smokers quit, according to the first study to compare them.

09/07/2013

File photo of an adult smoking an e-cigarette. An increase of use in children has been seen as well, health officials warn. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Children’s Use Of E-Cigarettes Increasing

Children — like adults — are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large national study to gauge use by middle and high school students.

09/05/2013

File photo of a person smoking an e-cigarette. (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: E-Cigarettes ‘Far From’ Harmless, May Contain Carcinogens

A recently released report indicates that e-cigarettes, previously thought to be a healthier alternative to the tobacco-based product they emulate, may in fact be carcinogenic.

08/26/2013

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