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Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

Stop with the Selfies: An Oxygen Mask Can Save Your Life

By Damian J. Troise | Apr 20
Paying attention to flight attendants might save your life. It's a simple message, but passengers often ignore or passively watch along as safety instructions are given prior to takeoff.

HIV Awareness in the Transgender Community

HIV Awareness in the Transgender Community

Apr 20
HIV health educator and activist Tori Cooper discusses the importance of transgender awareness.

Designer Babies? Potentially Possible with Emerging Technology

Designer Babies? Potentially Possible with Emerging Technology

By Malcolm Ritter | Apr 19
So you want to have a baby. Scientists have shown that in mice, they can turn ordinary cells into sperm and eggs.

A New Innovative Approach to Hair Loss: hims

A New Innovative Approach to Hair Loss: hims

By Andy Smith | Apr 18
The only proven way to keep your hair is to do something about it while you still have some. Fortunately, hims has the solution.

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

Organs From Drug Overdoses Could Help Transplant Shortage

By Lauran Neergaard | Apr 18
Fatal drug overdoses are increasing organ donations, and researchers reported Monday that people who receive those transplants generally fare as well as patients given organs from more traditional donors.

Trump Builds on Obama Opioid Policy

Trump Builds on Obama Opioid Policy

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Apr 18
Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction.

Immune Therapy Wins Big Against Lung Cancer in Study

Immune Therapy Wins Big Against Lung Cancer in Study

By Marilynn Marchione | Apr 17
Im For the first time, a treatment that boosts the immune system greatly improved survival in people newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer

Nigerian Extremists Hamper Polio Eradication

Nigerian Extremists Hamper Polio Eradication

By Haruna Umar, Krista Larson | Apr 17
Islamic extremists made Imana Alhaji Gana's village in northeastern Nigeria too dangerous for health workers to vaccinate against polio.

Pennsylvania House Votes to Ban Abortions for Downs Syndrome

Pennsylvania House Votes to Ban Abortions for Downs Syndrome

By Mark Skolforo | Apr 16
A proposal to prohibit abortions in Pennsylvania when the sole reason is that the fetus has or may have Down syndrome passed the state House on Monday by a comfortable margin.

Study Reveals Connection Between Brain Injuries and Dementia

Study Reveals Connection Between Brain Injuries and Dementia

By Carla K. Johnson | Apr 14
A large study offers more evidence of a link between traumatic brain injuries and dementia later in life, with repeated injuries and severe ones posing the greatest danger.

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