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HIV at 17: One Man's Story of Dating with the Deadly Disease
March 1, 2016

ABCNews.com(WASHINGTON) — A jarring new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that half of black gay and…

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Teen Whose Heart Stopped After Shooting Now in Fair Condition
March 1, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(KALAMAZOO, Mich.) — A teenager who was critically injured in a mass shooting in Kalamazoo, Michigan, has been upgraded to fair…

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Scientists Pinpoint Genes for Unibrow and Going Grey
March 1, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Scientists have uncovered the genes at the center of some hairy business, finding the genetic reason why some…

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Your Body: What You Need to Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis
March 1, 2016

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical Contributor The death of Eagles member Glenn Frey has brought rheumatoid arthritis (RA)…

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Tarantula Venom Could Be Used to Create a Powerful Pain Reliever, Scientists Say
March 1, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) — A spider bite usually results in itching, aching or other pains, but researchers say that venom may someday…

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Study: Oversized Vials Cause Waste of $3 Billion Worth of Cancer Drugs a Year
March 1, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — According to a new study by Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer center that was just published in BMJ, researchers…

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Are Popular At-Home Genetic Kits Misleading?
February 29, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Relatively inexpensive genetic test kits, such as 23andMe and Pathway Genomics, are becoming popular. But choosing an at-home…

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Tracking Your Friends' Sleep Habits Via Facebook
February 29, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The digital bread crumbs users leave behind on Facebook can be used to piece together an eerily accurate…

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Benefits of Taking Female Libido Drug Are 'Marginal' Says New Analysis
February 29, 2016

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The first drug approved by the U.S. Food and Drug administration to target the “female libido” is again…

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Researchers Hope 'Virtual Reality' Can Curb Addiction Relapses
February 29, 2016

The University of Houston(HOUSTON) — A new program aims to help addicts by using virtual reality to train them to avoid…

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