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Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are developing an audio reading device to be worn on the index finger of people whose vision is impaired, giving them affordable and immediate access to printed words.
Children of same-sex parents have above average health and well-being, research by the University of Melbourne shows.
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Researchers have identified a genetic marker in the blood that could indicate whether a woman will develop breast cancer. More>>
In an effort to get people to quit smoking the Centers for Disease Control is going graphic.
Beginning in December, free pregnancy tests will be available at 20 bars and restaurants in Alaska. The goal, to lower the rate of birth defects. More>>
The Centers for Disease Control has released controversial new guidelines for HIV prevention.
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Scientists have made big progress on a "bionic pancreas" to free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease.
About one in three parents use their mobile phones almost non-stop while at restaurants with their kids, according to a study by Dr. Jenny Radesky of Boston Medical Center. More>>
'Tis the season for allergies, and with pollen counts on the rise, allergies are hard to avoid. More>>
A new weight loss procedure out of the Mayo Clinic is showing promise for people who are struggling to shed those extra pounds. More>>
Researchers say, there may be a link between sleep apnea and hearing loss. More>>
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