04/01/2015
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  • NEWS

    People suffering from back pain and arthritis who rely on medication like Tylenol should begin looking for other ways to manage their symptoms, according to a study published in The BMJ (British Medical Journal). Learn more.


  • NEWS

    An experimental study at the Yale School of Medicine has found a drug that wasn't very effective in treating cancer tumors was able to restore memory and brain connections in mice, showing promise for human patients with Alzheimer’s. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Does the key to reducing deaths from drinking and driving lie in a tax? According to a study published in the American Journal of Public Health, there was a signficant reduction in alcohol-related fatal car crashes in Illinois after the state raised taxes on alcohol. Learn more.


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Here are 10 foods that can help keep a diet on track.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    From the bitterness of disease man learns the sweetness of health.

    —Catalan proverb


  • NEWS

    There's more research suggesting coffee can help the body fight disease. A new study by the World Cancer Research Fund International in London says drinking coffee may reduce the risk of liver cancer stemming from frequent alcohol consumption. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Men who eat fruits and vegetables exposed to high levels of pesticides are more likely to have a lower quality and quantity of sperm, according to research from Harvard University's School of Public Health. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    A soft drink legend is born in Atlanta, Georgia when a pharmacist named John Pemberton stirs up a carbonated syrup in a brass kettle in his backyard. He's trying to create a medicine that tastes good. A little more than a month later, he sells the first glass of the beverage, which he's named Coca-Cola after its two main ingredients, coca leaves and kola nuts. Get the full story.

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