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Study casts doubt on long-used morning sickness drug
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Study casts doubt on long-used morning sickness drug

January 6th, 2017 | by Contributor
A drug commonly prescribed to ease the nausea of morning sickness may not be as effective as once believed, a new analysis suggests. Diclectin (pyridoxine-doxylamine) has been prescribed for millions of pregnant women for years....
One part of the brain keeps growing in adulthood
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One part of the brain keeps growing in adulthood

January 6th, 2017 | by Contributor
It’s generally been thought that the brain doesn’t grow in adulthood – that we start off life with extra brain tissue and it “self-prunes” away within a few years after birth. But new research...
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Husband giving wife “gift of life” for their 20th anniversary

January 6th, 2017 | by Contributor
SUFFOLK, Va. — A husband is preparing to give his wife the gift of life the day before their 20th wedding anniversary. Scott Chafian is donating a kidney to his wife, Cindy in an operation scheduled for January 24, reports...
The “spanking” debate: Views depend on what you call it
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The “spanking” debate: Views depend on what you call it

January 6th, 2017 | by Contributor
Words matter when it comes to how people perceive parents’ actions when they discipline their kids, a new study shows. When researchers at Southern Methodist University, in Dallas, asked adults – 481 parents and...
Brain-injury deaths in high school football players rising
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Brain-injury deaths in high school football players rising

January 6th, 2017 | by Contributor
NEW YORK (AP) — Two dozen high school football players died in recent years from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries, and the annual death count has been growing slightly, according to a new study. But such deaths...
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Heartburn drugs may raise risk of stomach infections: study

January 5th, 2017 | by Contributor
People who take heartburn drugs such as Prilosec and Nexium may be at increased risk of two potentially serious gut infections, a new study suggests. The study, of nearly 565,000 adults, found those on certain heartburn drugs had...