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Mom holds separated twin for first time

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:45:03 GMT

In what can best be described as a bundle of cuteness, Nicole McDonald held her son Jadon alone for the first time in what she calls "one of the most profound moments of my life."(image)

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Formerly conjoined twins now in recovery

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:35:39 GMT

CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been following the story of conjoined twins Jadon and Anias and had a chance to catch-up with their parents.(image)

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Conjoined Twins Fast Facts

Wed, 04 May 2016 17:22:43 GMT

Here's some background information about conjoined twins.(image)

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Football's impact on the brain starts early

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:55:03 GMT

Last year, according to USA Football, over 2 million children between the ages of 6-14 participated in tackle football. For many parents, the worry has been over concussions. But a new study finds there could be cause for concern over the cumulative impact of repetitive or sub-concussive hits on the brains of young players when out on the field.(image)

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Lying may be your brain's fault, honestly

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:02:45 GMT

Understanding why people lie is complicated. New research suggests a biological component may be at play.(image)

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Why is polio so hard to beat?

Tue, 16 Aug 2016 12:21:40 GMT

For just more than two years, Nigerian health officials have been celebrating a country free of the paralyzing effects of the poliovirus.(image)

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Selfies hurt self-esteem. No, they help. Scientists can't make up their minds

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:21:23 GMT

We're living in the age of the selfie. But is that a good thing? The short answer: We don't know. And here's why.(image)

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The craze that's driving parents crazy

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 14:02:17 GMT

Technology has never been more advanced, yet children across the United States are entertaining themselves with something very old-school: partially-filled plastic water bottles.(image)

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Meet the baby who was born twice

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:50:48 GMT

Margaret Boemer went for a routine ultrasound 16 weeks into her pregnancy with her third child. She quickly found out that things were far from routine.(image)

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The dos and don'ts of posting about your kid online

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:30:25 GMT

Posting about your children on social media can have some benefits, but there are many potential harms too, researchers caution.(image)

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New screen time rules for kids, by doctors

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 04:06:59 GMT

Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.(image)

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An Airbnb for those who need it the most

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:17:37 GMT

"Helping others is a human instict and when you see something that really affects you, you want to do something about it," the creator, Amr Arafa, says(image)

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How your mouth is linked to your migraines

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 12:46:03 GMT

The microbes in your mouth may be linked to your migraines, and they hold new clues to why certain foods trigger the pain in your head.(image)

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Do brain-training exercises really work?

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:09:53 GMT

As scientists butt heads over brain-training programs, a new review paper suggests that there's little evidence supporting their effectiveness.(image)

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Surgeons use nose cells to repair damaged knee joints

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 03:28:36 GMT

Swiss surgeons successfully used an experimental technique, which includes harvesting cells from the nasal septum, to repair damaged knee joints in patients. Two years later, these patients report improvements in pain and knee function, according to a study published Thursday in the journal The Lancet.(image)

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Do you mukbang? It's the new form of 'social eating'

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 11:55:30 GMT

A couple sit together for breakfast, their plates piled high with vegan sausages, broccoli and rice, what they consider a typically vegan meal.(image)

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President Obama's workout playlist

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 14:36:59 GMT

The notoriously devoted exerciser-in-chief, President Obama refuses to sweat in silence. Here's his top 10 favorite workout tunes.(image)

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Preteens need only two rounds of HPV vaccine, CDC says

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 21:08:41 GMT

Young people who get the human papillomavirus vaccine before turning 15 need only two doses, rather than three, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced last week.(image)

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Sweetened drinks double your risk of diabetes, or more

Sat, 22 Oct 2016 12:14:46 GMT

Drinking two or more sweetened drinks per day could greatly increase your risk of diabetes, according to new research.(image)

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Before his coma he spoke English; after waking up he's fluent in Spanish

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:10:15 GMT

Foreign accent syndrome is an extremely rare condition in which brain injuries change a person's speech patterns, giving them a different accent(image)

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Colorado marijuana increasing THC levels

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:18:54 GMT

More than two years after Colorado began selling marijuana for recreational use, cannabis consumers have access to pot that is more potent than ever.(image)

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STD rates reach record high in United States

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:09:26 GMT

There were more reported cases of sexually transmitted diseases last year than ever before in the United States, according to the latest STD surveillance report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.(image)

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Firefighter races to fiery car accident, only to discover his son is the victim

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 14:51:41 GMT

A Minnesota volunteer firefighter responded to a fiery car accident and found out his own son was the victim.(image)

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Pregnant? Been to Miami-Dade recently? Get tested for Zika

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 03:10:44 GMT

Pregnant women who have "lived in, traveled to, or had unprotected sex with someone who lived in or traveled to Miami-Dade County" since August 1, 2016, should be tested for the Zika virus, the Centers for Disease Control said Wednesday.(image)

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Hot flashes may be in your genes

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:55:38 GMT

Do you know the feeling of being a little flush in the face or hot under the collar? If you're an older woman, the memory alone may make you feel uncomfortable -- and hot. But hope may be on the horizon.(image)

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