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Confederate Submarine Crew Killed by Blast From Their Own Torpedo

Using smaller replica of H.L. Hunley, researchers determined shock wave likely pulverized their lungs, brains


Cutting Carbs and Calories at Lunch

Smart ways to rethink your brown bag


Cyberbullying Weighs Heavily on Young People

Suicide attempts more common in both bullied and bulliers


Do Fewer Nightly Dreams Mean Higher Dementia Risk in Seniors?

For every 1 percent drop in sleep's REM phase, a 9 percent jump in odds for thinking, memory troubles, study found


Does Autism Risk Reside in Cells' Energy Engines?

Study suggests genetic variations in the DNA of mitochondria may up risk for developmental disorder


Early Rotator Cuff Surgery Helps Return to Activity

Procedure also reduces pain and maintains strength, study finds


'Exoskeletons' May Help Kids With Cerebral Palsy Walk

High-tech motorized device aims to correct disabling gait pattern


Have Fun at the Fair, But Don't Pet the Pigs

Vet reminds fair-goers these animals can transmit swine flu


Health Highlights: Aug. 23, 2017
  • Jury Awards $417 Million in Baby Powder Case


Health Tip: Avoid Motion Sickness

How not to get 'car sick'


Health Tip: Camping and Cooking Outdoors

Suggestions to prevent food poisoning


How Safe Is Your Drinking Water? Take a Look

Even 'allowable' cloudiness could cause tummy troubles, study says


Steroid Pills Usually Ineffective Against Bronchitis, Study Finds

Research shows that, like antibiotics, these drugs won't reduce duration or severity of symptoms


Supplement May Help Against Vision-Robbing Disease in Seniors

But no large studies prove the inexpensive pill slows age-related macular degeneration, eye expert says


Close Friendships in High School Make for Happier Adults

Meanwhile, popular kids may end up with more anxiety later, study suggests


Did You Damage Your Eyes Viewing the Eclipse?

Experts say cases always arise after these events, and here's how to tell if you were affected


He Complains She Shops Too Much -- And Marriage Suffers

Study finds one spouse's views on the other's spending can bring conflict that undermines relationship


Health Highlights: Aug. 22, 2017
  • Jury Awards $417 Million in Baby Powder Case


Longer Prescriptions Make Opioid Abuse More Likely: Study

Doctors should prescribe for the minimum numbers of days, researchers say


More Evidence Contact Sports Can Affect the Brain

Some changes in structure, chemistry seen in college athletes who take hits during play

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