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Mar 3, 2015 11:01 AM ET
Most of us know what it's like to suddenly go "eeeyow!!" when a headache decides to pay a visit. A common tension headache is annoying; a stabbing migraine can be debilitating. Find why and how our noggins get achy.
Mar 3, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Amanda Onion
Think you have the flu? If you're over 30, chances are you don't.
Mar 2, 2015 05:30 PM ET // Benjamin Radford
An albino toddler was abducted and butchered for his body parts in Africa for use in magic spells, possibly on behalf of politicians. Continue reading →
Mar 2, 2015 08:42 AM ET
Coconut oil seems to be all the rage these days. Is there nothing it cannot cure or help? But, sadly, it turns out the wonder oil from this hard-shelled palm tree adornment may be more fad than fantastic.
Feb 27, 2015 07:23 AM ET
Everybody knows soda isn't exactly at the tip-top of a healthy diet, and now a new study finds a particular ingredient in the fizzy drinks has generated evidence of tumors in mice! Is it safe to have our pop?
Feb 27, 2015 11:53 AM ET
Researchers have found encouraging results in tests on monkeys of a new gene therapy strategy that leaves HIV unable to replicate. It's still early, but the treatment at least offers hope in science's duel with the virus.
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.
Feb 25, 2015 04:20 AM ET
Kombucha tea has been a faddish drink for the health-conscious for decades. Are its touted benefits the real deal or the stuff of rainbows and unicorns?
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