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Dec 17, 2014 05:19 AM ET
They might share many of the same symptoms, but the cold and the flu really are two very different things, starting with what causes them. Trace explains what you can and can't do when either of them comes calling your name.
Dec 17, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
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?
Dec 5, 2014 06:35 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Many companies offer programs to help keep your mind sharp -- but do they work?
Dec 4, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Thieves target a vast collection of human brains stored in jars at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dec 4, 2014 09:00 AM ET
Whether it's toys, loose blankets, pillows or quilts -- too many cribs today contain hazards for infants, who are at risk of either accidental suffocation or sudden infant death syndrome. Catie reviews the study and has tips on proper infant bedding.
Dec 4, 2014 12:18 PM ET
Want to be a better burner of all those calories you regret taking in? Maybe compressing your eating into a 8-12 hour window could help. Catie Wayne has the results of a study on how time windows affect our ability to process food.
Dec 4, 2014 12:20 PM ET // Discovery News
One of the dominant flu strains infecting people now is a mutated form that the flu shot may not protect against.
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