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Tickborne Diseases Hit Record Levels In U.S.In 2017, state and local health departments reported a record number of cases of illnesses spread by ticks.
New Research Shows We Are Better At Remembering Names Than FacesNames are both written and spoken which may help reinforce them in our brains.
Local Researchers Say Low-Carb Diet Helps You Burn More CaloriesA new study finds that low-carb diets cause people to burn more calories than other diets.
To Fight Teen Vaping, JUUL Will Stop Retail Sales Of FlavorsThe CEO of e-cigarette maker Juul announced plans Tuesday to eliminate some of its social media accounts and halt most retail sales of flavor products as part of a plan to restrict access to minors.
Science Confirms Hugs Really Do Make You Feel BetterFeeling down in the dumps? Stressed? A little off-kilter because of some disagreement? Hug it out!
Federal Government Issues New Guidelines For Physical Activity For Kids Ages 3-5The federal government is issuing guidelines for physical activity for Americans as young as 3 to 5 years old.
Parents Shouldn't Worry If Their Baby Doesn't Sleep Through The NightIf your baby isn't sleeping through the night yet, Canadian researchers say not to worry.
Blood Pressure Drug Recall Expands Again; Meds May Be Tainted With Cancer-Causing ChemicalAnother heart medicine is being voluntarily recalled after tests showed that it was tainted with a potential cancer-causing chemical.
Move More, Sit Less: Government Issues New Exercise GuidelinesIf you're sitting down while reading this, stand up.
Fighting Teen Vaping, FDA Plans Crackdown On Flavored E-CigarettesTaking on epidemic levels of teen e-cigarette use, the FDA is expected to ban the sale of most flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores and gas stations.