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Why Teenage Brains Are So Hard to Understand

It's not just you. Researchers are finding that teenage brains really are special

This Week in Health: A Way to Detect Cancer in Seconds

Scientists from Texas have developed a pen-sized device that can identify cancer in seconds. If it becomes FDA-approved, it may one day help doctors get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during surgeries. Here’s what else caught our attention this week. (Sign up for the TIME Health newsletter for more.) This pen can…

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body. A new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, published in the journal Stroke, promotes seven simple steps people can take to keep their brains healthy and…

This Is the Meanest Reason to Break Up With Someone

Rejection hurts. But it stings even more when you’re turned down for another person: dumped because your partner found someone better, for example, or passed over for a great job because of a more qualified candidate. That’s the finding of a new Cornell University study, published in Personality and Social? Psychology Bulletin, that took a…

Acid Reflux May Respond Better To Diet Than Drugs

A new study shows that changing what you eat is as effective as medications in relieving reflux symptoms

Most Moisturizers Marketed as Hypoallergenic Actually Aren’t

The claims on the labels of moisturizers often don’t hold much water

Are These ‘Healthy’ Foods Really Good for You?

TIME asked nutrition experts to give us the skinny on the health world’s latest food fads. Here’s what they said. HYDROGEN WATER So-called hydrogen water–water into which hydrogen gas is dissolved–has become increasingly popular in recent years, with a handful of companies (including one created by physician personality Dr. Nicholas Perricone) selling bottles, tablets you…

This Pen Can Diagnose Cancer in 10 Seconds

When it comes to treating cancer, surgeons want to get rid of as much cancerous tissue as possible during tumor removal. Now a new technology—the size of a pen—is attempting to make that easier by distinguishing between tumors and healthy tissue in just 10 seconds. The MasSpec Pen is a real-time diagnostic tool created by…

Stroke Deaths Are Rising In Some Parts of America

Progress in preventing stroke-related deaths has stalled in recent years

The Secret Power of Play

Recess time isn't just a break from school. It helps kids learn to be human

Getting Tested for Prostate Cancer May Be Worth It After All

When it comes to screening for prostate cancer, there’s been a dizzying back and forth over how effective the inexpensive blood test actually is. Here’s what the latest data shows

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