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Exercise added to schoolwork makes children learn faster

Feb 25, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that children learn better if exercise is a part of their math and spelling lessons.

Vaginal ring helps protect women against HIV

Feb 25, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that a vaginal ring can help protect women against HIV.

Graphic images on packs of cigarettes not a deterrent for smokers, says study

Feb 24, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that graphic images on packs of cigarettes do not stop smokers from smoking.

Chocolate may increase brain power

Feb 23, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that the intake of chocolate may result in an increase in brain power.

Use of HIV drug during pregnancy could affect fetal development

Feb 23, 2016 AM EST A new study shows that the use of HIV drug during pregnancy to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV may have small but significant effect on the unborn baby's development.

Masectomy on the rise among American women

Feb 23, 2016 AM EST A new federal government report has revealed the number of women in the United States undergoing mastectomies is increasing, even though the overall rate of breast cancer has remained the same.

Little weight loss yields huge rewards, study suggests

Feb 23, 2016 AM EST A new local study suggests that big health benefits can be derived from a small amount of weight loss.

Air pollution increases risk of obesity, diabetes

Feb 22, 2016 PM EST A new study suggests that exposure to air pollution increases the risk for obesity and diabetes.

Vaccine for cervical cancer has reduced HPV in teenage girls

Feb 22, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that the vaccine for cervical cancer has reduced the virus's prevalence in teenage girls by almost two-thirds.

Teething may not be the cause of high fever in babies, study says

Feb 22, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that high-grade fevers in babies are not always a sign of teething, but could be a sign of another illness.

More coffee may help prevent liver cirrhosis

Feb 21, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that increasing your coffee intake may help reduce your chances of developing alcohol-related cirrhosis.

Stents equally effective as surgery for reducing stroke risk

Feb 20, 2016 AM EST A new study suggests that stents are just as effective as surgery for reducing stroke risk.

Americans don't sleep enough, study says

Feb 20, 2016 AM EST A new study reports that more than 83 million Americans sleep less than the recommended seven hours per night.

Breast fed children should take vitamin D after first birthday

Feb 19, 2016 PM EST A new study in Canada reveals that Children who breast-feed, especially those living far from the equator, may have low levels of vitamin D.

Egg yolks are not unhealthy, study says

Feb 19, 2016 AM EST A new study reveals that eating high cholesterol foods, such as eggs, does not increase the risk of heart disease.

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