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Apr 20, 2015 11:21 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
As soon as she inhaled, a woman felt a severe scratch at the back of her throat.
Apr 20, 2015 02:50 PM ET
South Korea appears to be facing an epidemic of thyroid cancer. But it's not because of an actual increase in the disease, only an increase in the number of people being screened for it.
Apr 17, 2015 11:05 AM ET // AFP
Some two million U.S. high school students tried e-cigarettes last year, a rate that tripled in just one year.
Apr 17, 2015 02:01 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The world's record for bodily bacterial diversity has just been shattered by a remote living tribe of healthy villagers who might be better prepared to fight off infections than we are.
Apr 16, 2015 12:31 PM ET
The placebo effect, where you can take something dopey like a sugar pill and somehow feel better, has baffled scientists ever since they've been aware of it. Would it surprise you to know the effect may not be in your head but in your genes?
Apr 15, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
White flashes and gas associated with knuckle cracking have researchers further investigating this common habit.
Apr 13, 2015 10:20 AM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
This allergy season is expected to be a doozy. Arm yourself with facts to get through.
Apr 11, 2015 11:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
More support for a psychological basis of near-death experiences comes from a new study involving cardiac arrest in rats. Continue reading →
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