05/06/2015
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  • NEWS

    Okay, eat your broccoli. Compounds found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables may have the ability to stop the spread of some cancers, suggests new research at South Dakota State University. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Probiotics, including yogurt and other foods with live active cultures, may help ease the symptoms of seasonal allergies, like hay fever, according to an analysis of 20 previous studies on the subject, Learn more.


  • NEWS

    In the latest step at bringing personalized cancer treatments to patients based on their DNA, 14 U.S. and Canadian cancer institutes will begin using IBM's supercomputer known as "Watson" to choose therapies based on a tumor's genetic footprint. Learn more.


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Stress can hurt your body in more ways than you might imagine.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    It's not enough to know how to ride--you must also know how to fall.

    —Mexican proverb


  • NEWS

    There's more evidence of a link between diabetes and Alzheimer's disease. A study from Washington University in St. Louis found that elevated blood sugar levels in mice significantly increased the amount of amyloid beta in their brains, a key component of the plaques associated with in Alzheimer's. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Having financial problems can double a woman's risk of having a heart attack, according to a study presented at a recent meeting of the American Heart Association. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approves a new drug called Envoid-10. Soon, though, it will be known by a simpler name--"The Pill."  Marriage, feminism and sexual relations in America will never be the same. Get the full story. 

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