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Death by Header? 1st Soccer Player Found With CTE

February 28, 2014 Featured, Health No Comments
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Soccer player found to have had CTE, a first for the sport.

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Boy Author Raises $750K For Sick Friend

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Find out what 7-year-old Dylan Siegel did to raise money for his best friend.

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5 Secrets to Better Gut Health

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Your gut, aka your gastrointestinal tract, is home to a hundred trillion (that’s like a million but with six more zeros) microorganisms, and more than 400 species of bacteria . Those lil guys can be your best friend or your worst enemy.

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Death by Header? 1st Soccer Player Found With Concussion Disease

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Soccer player found to have had CTE, a first for the sport.

Nutrition Labels Get a Facelift to Reflect Reality

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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The new label was unveiled on the Let’s Move! campaign’s anniversary.

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Scientists Cook Up Sausage From Baby Poop

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Why experts said it is not nearly as revolting as it sounds.

5 Ways Meditation Gives Your Brain a Boost

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Even though this research is still in its embryonic stages, what it suggests about human happiness is radical. Many of us assume that our levels of well-being, resilience, and impulse control are set from birth. Apparently, though, we have the power to essentially perform neurosurgery on ourselves, to rewire the three pounds of matter we carry around in our skull

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Medical Mystery: What Made 3 Babies Weak Like Ragdolls?

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Find out which genetic condition made 3 siblings “floppy” when born.

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Birth defect surge in Washington state stumps medical officials

February 27, 2014 Featured, Health, World No Comments

In one small pocket of Washington state, a devastating type of birth defect is occurring at rates that are off-the-charts. Almost all affected babies die shortly after birth.

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PBS Correspondent Gets Into Accident, Has Arm Amputated

February 26, 2014 Featured, Health, News, World No Comments
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Acute compartment syndrome can occur when a weighty object crushes the muscles, causing pressure in the fascia, the “sausage casing’ that envelops the muscles and separates them from each other. It can happen in muscles anywhere in the body – the arms, legs and even the buttocks.

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