05/26/2015
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  • NEWS

    Here's a connection to obesity you probably never considered: Researchers in Sweden say they've found an association between living near a busy road, train tracks or an airport and having a larger waistline. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Changing to a plant-based diet may help people with type 2 diabetes effectively deal with neuropathy or nerve pain, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes. Learn more


  • NEWS

    If you’re taking oral steroids to ease sciatica back pain, you may want to reconsider. A new study, published in JAMA, suggests that the commonly-prescribed steroid, prednisone, is largely ineffective against the condition. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    I’ve always believed you could think positive just as well as you can think negative.

    —James Baldwin


  • NEWS

    Here's some sobering news as we head into summer: At least a quarter of a middle-aged person's skin cells may already have taken the first step to developing into cancer, according to a study at the Sanger Institute in England. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    People who smoke every day are significantly less likely to vote in elections, suggests a new study at the University of Colorado Cancer Center. Learn more.

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    After researching a drug for two years, Ernst Chain and Howard Florey, two scientists at the University of Oxford in England, finally try it on a group of mice that had been given lethal doses of bacteria. The mice stay healthy. It appears the researchers have made a huge breakthrough in treating infections. But they know that soon they'll need to test it on humans, Get the full story.  

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