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Number Of Test-Tube Babies Born In U.S. Sets Record

Posted: 02/17/2014 - SART's 379 member clinics, which represent more than 90 percent of the infertility clinics in the country, reported that, in 2012, they performed 165,172 procedures involving IVF, resulting in the birth of 61,740 babies.

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Bullying Duration Linked To Lingering Health Effects

Updated: 02/17/2014 - Being bullied was shown to have an impact on both the mental and physical health of the child, no matter how old they were. The longer the child had been bullied, the more harsh and lasting negative health effects they displayed.

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Saliva Test May Predict Depression Risk In Boys

Posted: 02/17/2014 - British researchers measured levels of the so-called “stress hormone” cortisol in teenage boys, and found those with high levels coupled with mild depression symptoms were up to 14 times more likely to suffer clinical depression later in life.

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Ditch The Baby Talk To Boost Language Learning

Updated: 02/14/2014 - Simply talking to babies was found to be key to building crucial language and vocabulary skills -- but sooner is better, and long sentences are good.

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Women May Prefer Masculine Men During Ovulation

Posted: 02/14/2014 - A study, which will be published in Psychological Bulletin on Feb. 24, revealed that women are most attracted to masculine men during ovulation, but they don’t really see them as long-term partners.

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Study Finds Annual Mammograms Do Not Save Lives

Posted: 02/12/2014 - A Canadian study tracked almost 90,000 women for 25 years, and found that having an annual mammogram between the ages of 40 to 59 did not lower the chance of dying from breast cancer more than having a physical examination.

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NBC News' Tom Brokaw Reveals He Has Cancer

Updated: 02/11/2014 - Tom Brokaw, 74, was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a cancer affecting blood cells in the bone marrow, in August at the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota.

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FDA Reconsiders Heart Safety Of Common Pain Pills

Posted: 02/10/2014 - On Tuesday, FDA panelists will vote on whether naproxen - found in Aleve - has a lower risk of heart problems than other NSAIDs. Panelists will also discuss whether naproxen should be relabeled based on the latest safety data.

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West Nile Price Tag Close To $800 Million

Posted: 02/10/2014 - A CDC report finds that since West Nile virus was first detected in the United States in 1999, the mosquito-borne disease has cost the country some $778 million.

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Kids Buzzing On Caffeine As Early As Preschool

Posted: 02/10/2014 - A new study found that, on average, six to 11-year-olds consumed 32 milligrams of caffeine daily. That's the equivalent of about one can of Coke or Pepsi a day.

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Doctors Testing Patch For Peanut Allergies

Posted: 02/07/2014 - Doctors at New York's Mount Sinai Hospital and 23 other hospitals worldwide are testing a patch that exposes the wearer to small amounts of peanut protein through the skin.

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