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Just 7 types of emergency surgery account for 80 percent of the total costs, deaths and complications of all emergency surgeries in the U.S.
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Keep your hands to yourselves, parents!
While spanking is a popular parenting technique, new research suggests it makes kids more anti-social and less likely to comply with parental requests.
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What would be worse — being pregnant for 3.5 years or giving birth to 24 babies at once?
Odd pregnancy facts from the animal kingdom.
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Eat your veggies. Go play outside (but put on sunscreen first). Don't smoke! (Basically, just listen to your mother!)
By not smoking, reducing alcohol consumption, eating well and staying fit, you can help to stave off cancer.
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Attention parents of young children: Your wallet wants you to read this:
For young children with a mild "stomach bug," diluted apple juice may be just as good as more expensive drinks with electrolytes.
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Have a few drinks this weekend? Here's why you might be feeling so 'meh' this Monday:
Drinking too much is bad for health, but what about modest consumption?
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Do airplanes make you angry? That might be because "the modern airplane reflects a social microcosm of class-based society."
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Hungry + Angry = Hangry. But it doesn't have to be this way...
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Everything in moderation! (Yep, even exercise.)
Slackers, rejoice! You knew you were right about exercise all along, didn't you?
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Your baby's utter helplessness is the price she pays for a big brain later in life.
Human babies require years to learn basic survival skills like walking and feeding themselves.
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Spoiler: Some of these facts may come as a surprise to you.
Five odd facts about a religious and secular ritual.
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Can that Apple Watch actually make you healthier?
Smartphone apps and wearable devices have the potential to help Americans improve their heart health. But right now, there's not enough evidence to evaluate whether all this technology actually helps people get healthier.
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LiveScience Health is a comprehensive and accessible source of news and information about the latest medical research and health news and trends. Our team of experienced reporters and editors get beyond the hype, jargon and fallacies to provide deep and broad analysis of everything from new treatments and fitness findings to the latest medical devices and orthopedic implants. We explore the body and mind through news and features while dispelling some medical myths along the way.