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“health care”

May 1, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
Wellness guru Belle Gibson claimed her special diet and holistic treatments cured her cancer, but she never had cancer. Continue reading →
Apr 10, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Eric Niiler
A woman dies five days after taking title of world's oldest human (must have been the stress). But what does the future hold for longevity?
Apr 8, 2015 08:36 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A new Canadian law regulates the homeopathy, but critics fear it legitimizes the disproven treatment. Continue reading →
Apr 7, 2015 07:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
While the Dutch keep growing taller, people in the United States appear to be shrinking. The findings of a new study may explain.
Apr 6, 2015 01:00 PM ET // AFP
Vigorous exercise, the kind that makes you sweat, get red in the face and breathe hard, may be better than moderate exercise when it comes to living longer, researchers said.
Mar 24, 2015 09:00 AM ET // AFP
Although tests showed she was not in the early stages of cancer, Jolie said she chose to go ahead with the surgery because of her family history.
Mar 12, 2015 12:53 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
A Connecticut teenager forced by the Supreme Court to accept cancer treatments is in remission. Continue reading →
Feb 26, 2015 03:06 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
The earliest known filmed surgery and use of anesthesia isn't for the faint of heart.
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