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'Superspreaders' Transmit 80 Percent of Disease
Have you ever heard the term Typhoid Mary? Mary was a 19th century cook who infected dozens of people with typhoid fever without ever becoming ill. According to scientists, about 20 percent of the population, like Mary, spread diseases easily sometimes without become ill...... [Full Story]
Most people get no advice from their doctors about whether or when it's [Full Story]
The naturally occurring plant compound cytisine may be more effective than [Full Story]
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Europe's top court ruled on Thursday that obese people can be considered [Full Story]
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3D Printing Points Way to Smarter Cancer Treatment
British scientists have developed a new use for 3D printing, putting it to work to create personalized replica models of cancerous parts of the body to allow doctors to target tumors more precisely. The initiative is the latest example of medicine harnessing the rapidly... [Full Story]
New Blood Test Reveals If You're Likely to Have a Heart Attack
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved a new blood test that can help determine a person's future odds for heart attack and other heart troubles. The test is designed for people with no history of heart disease, and it appears to be especially useful for... [Full Story]
NFL Players Using Brain Program Designed for Wounded Vets
A brain-injury treatment program originally designed for military veterans injured on the battlefield has been updated to include professional athletes. Representatives with the Eisenhower Center announced Tuesday that it will be the primary facility used by the NFL Players... [Full Story]
American Doctor Cured of Ebola, Returning to Liberia
A Massachusetts doctor cured of Ebola said Tuesday that he's returning to Liberia, the West African country where he contracted the virus, in January to resume working at a medical mission. [Full Story]
Low-Glycemic Diet Doesn't Help Non-Diabetics: Harvard Study
Many people follow a low glycemic diet in the hopes of preventing heart disease and diabetes, but a new study shows that it might not help non-diabetics. [Full Story]
100-Year-Old Doctor's Secrets to Longevity
One of the first doctors to practice open heart surgery in the United States continues to offer lessons for health and longevity, at age 100. [Full Story]
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