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Mar 3, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Think you have the flu? If you're over 30, chances are you don't.
Feb 12, 2015 04:35 AM ET
You might have read reports about so called "measles parties," in which parents purposely send healthy children off to parties with measles-infected kids. It turns out the parties aren't a thing, according to health officials.
We asked experts to explain how the vaccine works and why the outbreak is happening now.
Jan 21, 2015 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
The parents of a boy claimed to be a victim of spontaneous human combustion in 2013 now have a second child with the same 'problem' and police are skeptical.
Dec 16, 2014 11:51 AM ET
Scientists are discovering that neurological changes that create addictive brains can begin at a very young age, while the brain is still developing. What does that mean for children and sweets? Could some of them be addicted to sugar?
Nov 14, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
News reports claim that a 'mother's intuition' helped rescue a Utah girl from an abductor, but a closer look raises questions. Continue reading →
Nov 12, 2014 04:00 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Manhattan mother was found guilty in the death of her autistic son, who she killed because of a discredited communication technique. Continue reading →
Nov 5, 2014 01:44 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Every month people choose to suddenly disappear and walk away from their lives. Here's a look at some reasons why. Continue reading →
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