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Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys’

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys’

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the...

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The Right Way to Use a Public Bathroom (to Avoid Getting Sick)

The Right Way to Use a Public Bathroom (to Avoid Getting...

The odds of becoming ill from using a public bathroom are slim. But there are a...

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Dr. Richard Green, 82, Dies; Challenged Psychiatry’s View of Homosexuality

Dr. Richard Green, 82, Dies; Challenged Psychiatry’s View...

At a time when being gay was classified as a mental disorder, Dr. Green defied the...

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C-Section Infection Risk Higher for Moms on Medicaid: Study

C-Section Infection Risk Higher for Moms on Medicaid: Study...

Surgical site infections occurred in 0.75% of the deliveries covered by Medicaid...

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Gulf War Legacy: Higher Risk of Birth Defects

Gulf War Legacy: Higher Risk of Birth Defects

Rates of major birth defects were similar for children of deployed and non-deployed...

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More TV, Tablets, More Attention Issues at Age 5

More TV, Tablets, More Attention Issues at Age 5

Compared with their peers who spent no more than a half-hour in front of a screen...

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Two Lives Saved in Rare 'Paired' Liver Donation

Two Lives Saved in Rare 'Paired' Liver Donation

Living liver donation carries more risks than a living kidney donation, and it comes...

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Do American Adults Drink Too Much? Study Says Yes

Do American Adults Drink Too Much? Study Says Yes

Binge-drinking -- four or more drinks in a two-hour period for women and five or...

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‘Partly Alive’: Scientists Revive Cells in Brains From Dead Pigs

‘Partly Alive’: Scientists Revive Cells in Brains From...

In research that upends assumptions about brain death, researchers brought some...

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Look What the Cat Dragged In: Parasites

Look What the Cat Dragged In: Parasites

Researchers found that house cats that roam outdoors were more likely to pick up...

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Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part...

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Stress Tied to Heart Disease, Especially in People Under 50

Stress Tied to Heart Disease, Especially in People Under...

Someone with a stress disorder was 37 percent more likely to develop cardiovascular...

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Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recall

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Recall

Certain batches of Ben & Jerry's Coconut Seven Layer Bar bulk and Ben & Jerry's...

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Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

Raw Tuna Linked to Salmonella Outbreak

A salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw ground tuna from Jensen Tuna has sickened...

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10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist

10 Years After an Exercise Study, Benefits Persist

The benefits of exercise may last longer than many of us might expect.