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Aug 21, 2014 12:01 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Autism is linked to a protein that inhibits the brain's ability to trim its synapses as it develops. Continue reading →
Aug 21, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
An American doctor and aid worker who contracted Ebola in Liberia were set to leave an Atlanta hospital on Thursday after a full recovery.
Aug 20, 2014 04:25 PM ET // AFP
New study challenges the theory that Europeans introduced the disease to the New World.
Aug 19, 2014 01:27 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
Aug 18, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Rachael Rettner, LiveScience
A new mother in Oregon wants to breastfeed her baby even though she regularly smokes marijuana, but experts are concerned about the risks of the drug to the baby's brain.
Aug 18, 2014 10:00 AM ET // AFP
Club-wielding young men storm the health center, claiming Ebola virus does not exist.
Aug 15, 2014 02:35 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
The World Health Organization says the crisis has been vastly underestimated. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
Sure, it raises money for ALS...but can a cold water dousing also boost your health?
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