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Your Body: New Guidelines for Mammograms
February 11, 2016

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor There’s a lot of confusion when it comes to mammograms. When should…

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Scientists Working on Editing Bad Memories
February 11, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Just like Jim Carrey’s character did in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, researchers are closing in on…

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Parents Accuse Doctor of Performing Oral Surgery on Newborn by Mistake
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The parents of a Tennessee newborn say that their infant was mistakenly operated on while they were still…

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Boy with Cerebral Palsy ‘Skateboards’ with Dad
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — An 8-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who uses a wheelchair is now the hottest skateboarder on his block…

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Baby Born at Just 10 Ounces Finally Gets to Go Home
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — One of the world’s smallest surviving babies is finally out of the hospital. Born 14 weeks early and…

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Survey: 1 in 12 American Women Still Smoke During Pregnancy
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Approximately 8.4 percent of women report smoking tobacco at some time during their pregnancy, according to new data…

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"GMA'"s Michael Strahan Talks to His Dad About Heart Health
February 10, 2016

ABC News(NEW YORK) — It’s National Heart Month, and Good Morning America’s Michael Strahan sat down for a heart-to-heart conversation with…

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Sigh-ence: Researchers Unlock the Lifesaving Reason We Sigh
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(STANFORD, Calif.) — While we tend to sigh when we’re sad or depressed, scientists have discovered that, unlike the famous song…

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Your Body: Seasonal Affective Disorder
February 10, 2016

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor It’s cloudy, cold, dreary and gray outside — and all of that…

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Running Boosts Brainpower, Study Finds
February 10, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A new study that has been published in the Journal of Physiology: London proved that running — unlike…

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