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The dangers of a Rocky Mountain high

By Julie Borg
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Health | The serious health risks of marijuana get little publicity these days amidst the euphoria of those who championed the legalization of recreational use now in…

Baby-saving gadgets

By Daniel James Devine
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Technology | Simple contraptions improve survival odds for poor babies born to adversity

Malignant data

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | In various forms, cancer speeds up its deadly march around the world

Oakland girl’s brain death divides pro-life camp

By Daniel James Devine
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Health | Medical experts disagree over whether Jahi McMath is still alive

Web Reads: Novel prescriptions

Web Reads: Novel prescriptions

By Susan Olasky
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Newsworthy | Books for what ails you. In the U.K., doctors who diagnose their patients with mild depression can prescribe particular “self help” books as part of the…

Hearing loss takes the fun out of loud toys

Hearing loss takes the fun out of loud toys

By Julie Borg
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Health | It only takes 15 minutes of playtime for a loud toy—anything 100 decibels (dB) or louder, about the volume of a jackhammer—to damage a child’s hearing,

More evidence in the abortion-breast cancer debate

By Daniel James Devine
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Health | New research from China reports stronger links between induced abortions and breast cancer

Is the ADHD epidemic legit?

Is the ADHD epidemic legit?

By Mark Russell
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Health | A disorder unheard of 35 years ago appears to be epidemic today: 6.4 million children ages 4-17 are diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder…

Eat no evil

Eat no evil

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Federal regulators are on a warpath to rid the 50 states of trans fats

Spirituality bolsters sobriety in teens, study finds

By Cheryl Keen
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Health | A new study attributes the spirituality of Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) to teens’ successes overcoming addiction in court-ordered substance abuse treatment.

Rickets: A simple cure, but not an easy fix

By Mark Russell
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Health | The bone-deforming disease rickets is making a comeback in British children. In the last 15 years, the number of reported cases of rickets in hospitalized…

Study: Inert fillers masquerade as herbal supplements

By Daniel James Devine
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Health | That powdered herbal pill you’ve popped may not contain what you think. According to a new DNA-based study of a few dozen products from several herbal…

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