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Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
18 Oct 2017 at 6:00am

Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules
The ruling, which gave the federal government 11 days to find a sponsor to take custody of the teenager, could put her health at risk, doctors said.
21 Oct 2017 at 9:15pm

Trump Rules: Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insid...
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.)
21 Oct 2017 at 10:06am


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What Happens to Our Brains When We Pray?
How does the ritual, regardless of personal faith or intention, affect our behavior? Deeply, experts say.
20 Oct 2017 at 3:58pm


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Phys Ed: Concussions in Teenagers Tied to Multiple Sclerosis Risk
A large-scale new study found that concussions in adolescents can increase the risk of later developing multiple sclerosis.
18 Oct 2017 at 6:00am

Undocumented 17-Year-Old Must Delay Abortion, Court Rules
The ruling, which gave the federal government 11 days to find a sponsor to take custody of the teenager, could put her health at risk, doctors said.
21 Oct 2017 at 9:15pm

Trump Rules: Why Has the E.P.A. Shifted on Toxic Chemicals? An Industry Insid...
A scientist who worked for the chemical industry now shapes policy on hazardous chemicals. Within the E.P.A., there is fear that public health is at risk. (At right, a signing ceremony for new rules on toxic chemicals.)
21 Oct 2017 at 10:06am

Deep risks from offshore development
19 Oct 2017 at 1:22pm

Taxon-restricted genes at the origin of a novel trait allowing access to a ne...

Taxon-restricted genes make up a considerable proportion of genomes, yet their contribution to phenotypic evolution is poorly understood. We combined gene expression with functional and behavioral assays to study the origin and adaptive value of an evolutionary innovation exclusive to the water strider genus Rhagovelia: the propelling fan. We discovered that two taxon-restricted genes, which we named geisha and mother-of-geisha, specifically control fan development. geisha originated through a d...


19 Oct 2017 at 1:22pm

Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men
Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group, study finds
20 Oct 2017 at 2:15pm

Smartphones, Screens Sabotaging Teens' Sleep
Study found more adolescents getting less rest because of temptations of technology
20 Oct 2017 at 10:15am

Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls
Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found
19 Oct 2017 at 10:15am

Avoiding Alcohol Helps the Heart Beat Better
Each decade of teetotaling lowers risk of atrial fibrillation, study finds
18 Oct 2017 at 4:15pm

2 Million Americans May Have Arsenic in Well Water
Naturally occurring element can raise risk of cancers, other health problems
18 Oct 2017 at 2:15pm

Newer Blood Thinners Don't Raise Bleeding Risk
Risk is similar to warfarin, study reports
18 Oct 2017 at 10:15am


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