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“human health”

Jul 8, 2014 07:00 PM ET // AFP
Small differences in the genes can account for how well kids do with numbers and words innately.
Jun 30, 2014 06:15 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Dirty needles and other carelessness can spread serious diseases among acupuncture patients.
Jun 17, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
For a country supposedly obsessed with dieting and thinness, most Americans say they're neither overweight nor trying to lose weight. Continue reading →
Jun 9, 2014 07:05 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Human faces look the way they do today because our ancestors fought a lot, according to a new theory bolstered by an analysis of our skull bones. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2014 04:30 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
A 19th-century book in one of Harvard's libraries is bound in human skin.
May 28, 2014 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
More than 50 percent of the world's 671 million obese people live in these 10 countries. Continue reading →
Myths about seasonal allergies seem to spread as easily as so many pollen grains on the wind. Here's the truth behind some of the common misconceptions about allergies.
May 7, 2014 01:57 PM ET // Sheila M. Eldred
By 2050, zinc and iron deficiency could rise with air pollution, a new study reports. Continue reading →
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