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Archived Since:August 28, 2009

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Quiz: Are You Actually Addicted to Facebook?

2 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

We talked to experts at the Center for Internet Addiction to offer an instant (but unofficial) diagnosis.

Watch the Science Cop Take on Chris Christie’s Vaccine Talk

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Christie isn't a doctor, so why is he dishing out advice on vaccines?

E-Cigs Weaken Immune Systems in Mice, Study Says

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Latest study underscores the need for more research into electronic cigarettes

Nigerian Elections Threaten Campaign to Make Africa Polio-Free

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Nigeria is is the last country in Africa which is still polio-endemic but it hasn't had a case in six months

California Lawmakers Move to End Exemptions for Measles Vaccine

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

More than a hundred people have been infected in a recent measles outbreak.

Should I Drink Seltzer Water?

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Welcome to Should I Eat This?—our weekly poll of five experts who answer nutrition questions that gnaw at you. 5/5 experts say yes. Seltzer—also known as bubbly water, carbonated water, soda water and sparkling water—comes with as almost as many health myths as it does names. Does it leach calcium from bones? Or destroy the…

Eating Organic Produce Exposes You to Fewer Pesticides, Study Says

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

It might seem obvious, but there hasn’t been a great deal of science to prove it—until now

Medicine’s New Crowdfunding Model

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

As U.S. spending on medical research lags, a new source of money has arrived

Republicans’ Immune Deficiency

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Why a measles vaccine has presidential wannabes talking in code

A Nation of Mini Meditators

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Mindfulness exercises are helping kids get an edge in the classroom

Dr. Tom Frieden: Vaccines Can Prevent Measles From Being a Disease of the Future

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, is Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Every four minutes, somewhere in the world, a child dies from measles and its complications. That’s 400 children each day. For many more, an infection from measles will give them permanent hearing loss or brain damage. In the United States, it…

Lawsuit Looks to Legalize Aid in Dying in New York

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Latest 'die with dignity' push following the death of Brittany Maynard

23andMe Finds Genes for Motion Sickness

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

The personal genomics company 23andMe has identified 35 genetic factors tied to motion sickness, according to a new study published in the journal Human Molecular Genetics. In what the company says is the first ever genome-wide study looking at motion sickness, 23andMe was able to determine several genes that may be tied to the nausea…

Millennials and Gen Xers Feel the Most Stress About Money

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

Even with the improving economy, one population of Americans is more stressed about financial concerns than they were nearly a decade ago

Lung Cancer Now Kills More Women Than Breast Cancer in Developed Countries

3 weeks agoHealth : Healthland

The lingering effects of the tobacco epidemic are partly driving the shift

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