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It is "a relatively new demographic phenomenon." 
It's well known that women live longer than men, but this wasn't always the case: A new study finds that differences between men and women's life expectancies began to emerge in the late 1800s.
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It raises the question of whether Liberia was ever Ebola free. 
The return of Ebola cases to Liberia is worrisome, and raises questions about whether the country was really free of the disease to begin with, experts say.
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Most Americans think that driving while high on marijuana isn't that dangerous. 
Driving while high may not be perfectly safe, but it's actually much better than driving while drunk, research suggests.
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Mysterious cases of paralysis in U.S. children over the last year have researchers searching for the cause of the illness. 
Mysterious cases of paralysis in U.S. children over the last year have researchers searching for the cause of the illness. Now, a new study suggests that a new strain of a poliolike virus may be responsible for some of the cases.
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Have you ever heard of "Alice in Wonderland Syndrome?" 
Named after the famous children's book, Alice in Wonderland Syndrome is marked by visual disturbances that cause objects too look too big, too small, too close or too far away.
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#LSHealth Fact of the Day: Once a woman has had preeclampsia, she has a 10 to 20% chance of developing it again. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/3ajte
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This app could save your life. 
A new app can help you keep track of your not-so-healthy habits.
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It depends. 
Whether smoking marijuana contributes to weight gain may partly depend on how much pot a person smokes, according to a new study.
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#LSHealth Fact of the Day: Studies found that women who breast-feed have a lower risk of breast & ovarian cancers. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/3as8m
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"These results are surprising." 
People with colorectal cancer may live longer if they are overweight or obese, rather than thin, a new study finds.
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The woman was missing some of the classic symptoms of measles. 
A woman in Washington state is the first person to die of measles in the United States in a dozen years, but how did doctors miss her diagnosis.
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The cancer death rate is falling but why are there more deaths from cancer? 
Cancer death rates will continue to decline in the United States through 2020, including death rates from some of the leading cancers in both men and women, a new study says.
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