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OLD HEARTS: Many Americans have hearts older than their chronological age

OLD HEARTS: Many Americans have hearts older than their chronological age Watch

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Many Americans have an old, old heart... and while this sounds like the lyric to a country western song, it is a biological fact for many. A new ...

Deadly amoeba kills 14-year-old Olympic hopeful

Deadly amoeba kills 14-year-old Olympic hopeful Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Three-time Junior Olympics qualifier Michael Riley passed away last Sunday after a short battle with a rare brain infection. His family says they ...

Federal guidelines for school lunches: Does it really make a difference?

Federal guidelines for school lunches: Does it really make a difference? Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Even if school trays are loaded up with fruits and vegetables during lunchtime, kids are not actually eating them.

Orthorexia: The third major eating disorder

Orthorexia: The third major eating disorder Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Obsessions with healthy eating could yield dangerous results, due to the lack of essential minerals and vitamins. An eating disorder called ...

Does self-control end up hurting you? New research pinpoints its negative affects

Does self-control end up hurting you? New research pinpoints its negative affects Watch

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By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In a test involving 120 images of faces, a new study claims self-discipline is negatively affecting our ability to recall information. Researchers ...

LIVING SICK: Global life expectancy increases faster than healthy life expectancy

LIVING SICK: Global life expectancy increases faster than healthy life expectancy Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A new study shows that men and women across the world are living an average of six years longer than they did 25 years ago. Even in some of the ...

87-year-old woman to have unusual 'unicorn horn' removed from head

87-year-old woman to have unusual 'unicorn horn' removed from head Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

What began as an itchy mole on the head of an 87-year-old villager in China has sprouted into a horn. The "horn" grew 13-cm long, earning her the ...

High vaccination rates help protect communities

High vaccination rates help protect communities Watch

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By Kenya Sinclair (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Following the Disneyland Measles outbreak, more and more U.S. parents are vaccinating their children. Despite the increased number of "vaccinators," ...

12,000 children may be exposed to HIV and Hepatitis from unsterile surgical equipment at hospital

12,000 children may be exposed to HIV and Hepatitis from unsterile surgical equipment at hospital Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Seattle's Bellevue clinic Children's Hospital contacts the parents of 12,000 children who might have been exposed to HIV and hepatitis due to ...

The Universal Flu Vaccine: Researchers are closer to a solution that attacks a different part of the virus

The Universal Flu Vaccine: Researchers are closer to a solution that attacks a different part of the virus Watch

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It's a universal misery that comes whenever the weather cools or it starts to rain. Influenza begins to settle in to a large part of the ...

Grandmother miraculously beats eight different cancers in a row

Grandmother miraculously beats eight different cancers in a row Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Many people lose hope while battling cancer and experience even more trauma when they fight the same disease again and again. Despite the constant ...

Hepatitis C finally given approval in United Kingdom after 'inexcusable wait'

Hepatitis C finally given approval in United Kingdom after 'inexcusable wait' Watch

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It comes as wonderful news for untold thousands of Hepatitis C sufferers, albeit one that came after an "Inexcusable wait." The once-a-day drug ...

First human brain grown in laboratory dubbed success, despite scientific doubt

First human brain grown in laboratory dubbed success, despite scientific doubt Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

For the first time in the history of science, an almost full-grown human brain was successfully grown outside the body and in a laboratory by a team ...

Modern Paleo diet may not be so Paleolithic

Modern Paleo diet may not be so Paleolithic Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Carbohydrates, largely overlooked in the modern Paleo diet, were actually a part of the food group consumed by our hunting-and-gathering forefathers, ...

Is coffee really good for you? New research finds coffee may reduce risk of some cancers

Is coffee really good for you? New research finds coffee may reduce risk of some cancers Watch

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By Hannah Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Caffeinated coffee drinkers are at a lower risk of having bowel cancer, as well as dying from the disease and other types, according to recent data. ...

'Brainy' mice research may lead to effective treatment for Alzheimer's

'Brainy' mice research may lead to effective treatment for Alzheimer's Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Genetically altered mice tend to be more intelligent and exhibit less anxiety, according to new research. The discovery is speculated to be a part of ...

Four-year-old boy with 'butterfly skin' disease lives every day in pain

Four-year-old boy with 'butterfly skin' disease lives every day in pain Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Somewhere in Charlestown, Indiana lives a young boy whose daily life is filled with agony and pain. Four-year-old Brody Curtis suffers from ...

Study finds intelligence related to a longer lifespan

Study finds intelligence related to a longer lifespan Watch

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By Talia Ramos (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A longer lifespan is related to intelligence contributed by the genetic makeup, according to new research. Analyzing three twin studies, a research ...

Human Head Transplant: Science fiction or a reality?

Human Head Transplant: Science fiction or a reality? Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Over the years, science fiction has sparked the idea of real life transplant surgeries. The once fantasy of a brain transplant may soon become a reality.

 Popular oral contraceptive found to have negative health side effects

Popular oral contraceptive found to have negative health side effects Watch

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By Adelaide Mena and Michelle Bauman, CNA/EWTN News

Depleted nutrient absorption. Long-term alterations in brain activity and ability to interact with the world. Changes in choice of mate. If a ...

Israeli doctors perform unbelievable surgery to remove tumor from pregnant woman's uterus

Israeli doctors perform unbelievable surgery to remove tumor from pregnant woman's uterus Watch

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By Linky C. (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A pregnant woman,along with her unborn child, survived a rare surgery where Israel doctors successfully removed a huge tumor from inside her uterus.

Can religion and spirituality help cure cancer?

Can religion and spirituality help cure cancer? Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Studies now propose that cancer patients who report more religiousness or spirituality may also experience less physical symptoms of cancer and ...

HEALTH ALERT: Human plague case shuts down Yosemite campground

HEALTH ALERT: Human plague case shuts down Yosemite campground Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Federal state officials were forced to close a Yosemite campground on Highway 120 after receiving knowledge of a reported case of human plague ...

Health officials hope the worst case of Legionnaires' outbreak in NYC is over

Health officials hope the worst case of Legionnaires' outbreak in NYC is over Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

According to a statement from New York City's Department of Health, last Friday, there were no new deaths from Legionnaires' disease reported, while ...

Aborted baby organs being used for bioengineering RODENTS

Aborted baby organs being used for bioengineering RODENTS Watch

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By Nikky Andres (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Medical researchers are growing human organs in mice by implanting dead human baby organs into the rodents, according to Breitbart. This practice ...

What your face really says about your health: 4 visual signs your health is declining

What your face really says about your health: 4 visual signs your health is declining Watch

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By Atarah Haely (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Although it is not a complete medical diagnosis, signs appearing on our faces can help us determine whether we need to cut some of our unhealthy ...