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Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

Child vaccination rates are high, CDC says

A new Center for Disease Control study suggests infant vaccination rates in the U.S. remain high.
Brooks Hays
NIH to test safety of Ebola vaccine candidate

NIH to test safety of Ebola vaccine candidate

The National Institute of Health is fast-tracking the first two of several Ebola vaccine candidates for safety trials on humans.
Brooks Hays
India asks Pepsi to cut down on sugar in its soft drinks

India asks Pepsi to cut down on sugar in its soft drinks

Indian officials are calling on U.S. soda-maker Pepsi to do its part in helping the country feed its children and help citizens lose weight.
Brooks Hays
To breakfast or not to breakfast? That is the question...

To breakfast or not to breakfast? That is the question...

According to a new study, the consumption of breakfast was found to have no effect on people's ability to lose weight.
Brooks Hays
Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

Fewer prescription pill overdoses in medical marijuana states

Residents of states where medical marijuana is legalized suffer fewer overdoses from prescription pain medication than elsewhere.
Brooks Hays
Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

Poll: 26 percent of Americans believe they will get Ebola

A new poll from Harvard University shows Americans know little about the Ebola virus and a significant number fear a large outbreak in the United States.
Aileen Graef
Police search for California man with drug-resistant TB

Police search for California man with drug-resistant TB

Police in Southern California are searching for a man with a contagious, drug-resistant form of tuberculosis.
Brooks Hays
Doctor to Jim Kelly: no evidence of cancer

Doctor to Jim Kelly: no evidence of cancer

After a recent checkup, doctors said there is no evidence of Jim Kelly's sinus cancer.
Brooks Hays
New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

New research explains insomnia prevalence among elderly

As part of a recent study, a group neurologists have pinpointed specific inhibitory neurons related to sleep.
Brooks Hays
New research details rare cancer that killed Bob Marley

New research details rare cancer that killed Bob Marley

Acral melanomas -- a rare form of skin cancer and the type that claimed the life of reggae musician Bob Marley -- are genetically distinct.
Brooks Hays
Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95

Yoga guru BKS Iyengar dies at 95

Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar died Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the age of 95.
Brooks Hays
New data shows Melbourne is most well-rested city in the world

New data shows Melbourne is most well-rested city in the world

Jawbone's UP wristbands track users' sleep habits and movement. Its data suggests Melbourne is the most well-rested city in the world. Tokyo is the worst.
Brooks Hays
Daughters more likely than sons to care for elder parents

Daughters more likely than sons to care for elder parents

New research suggests daughters spend about twice as much time as their male siblings and counterparts do caring for elderly parents.
Brooks Hays
Physically fit kids have more white brain matter

Physically fit kids have more white brain matter

The brains of physically fit kids featured thicker, more fibrous amounts of white matter -- material associated with faster, more efficient nerve activity.
Brooks Hays
Study: Women say love makes sexual relationships better

Study: Women say love makes sexual relationships better

A recent survey suggests most women believe love and sex go together, and that love actually enhances the pleasure of sex.
Brooks Hays
A child's early drawings might predict intelligence later on

A child's early drawings might predict intelligence later on

A new study suggests the way a young child draws can predict intelligence levels later on.
Brooks Hays
Fewer hospitalizations, deaths from stroke and heart disease

Fewer hospitalizations, deaths from stroke and heart disease

In the last decade, the number of people who are hospitalized or killed as a result of stroke or heart disease has declined significantly.
Brooks Hays
'Ice Bucket Challenge' fundraiser dies in diving accident

'Ice Bucket Challenge' fundraiser dies in diving accident

The young man who helped the #IceBucketChallenge go viral and propelled it into the national spotlight died in a diving accident over the weekend in Nantucket.
Brooks Hays
N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

N.H. governor declares emergency after 44 faux-pot overdoses

This week 44 people in Manchester, N.H., went to the hospital after smoking synthetic marijuana; the governor has declared a state emergency.
Brooks Hays
Rate of non-marital childbearing on the decline, CDC says

Rate of non-marital childbearing on the decline, CDC says

According to a new report from the CDC, over the last half-decade, rates of children being born out of wedlock have fallen in recent years.
Brooks Hays
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