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Journalist & Author Perry Garfinkel Talks About The Power Of Ayurvedic MedicineJournalist and author Perry Garfinkel has come to know the ancient Indian medical practice of Ayurveda first hand.
MIT Researchers Land Deal For Needle-Free Drug Injector, Stage Set For Market ReleasePRIME uses a "single-use, disposable vessel, which has a tiny nozzle at its tip" that fires a pressurized spray to penetrate the skin, instead of piercing the skin with traditional needles.
Man Undergoes Life-Saving Operation To Remove Tumor From His HeartDoctors say it might be the largest cardiac tumor ever recorded, and it was found by accident.
Birth Control Pills Might Raise A Woman’s Risk Of Breast Cancer, Study SaysBut experts say even if there is a small increase in breast cancer risk, the pill actually protects against other cancers.
UNICEF Says 17 Million Babies At Risk From Toxic AirThe global humanitarian group says worldwide toxic air levels in some areas are six times higher than recommended limits
Being Unemployed Can Be Better For Your Health Than Working, Study SaysResearchers in Great Britain followed over 1,000 unemployed workers, comparing their cholesterol, blood pressure, and other vital levels to those of people who were in poor working environments.
Seen At 11: Contaminated Commute -- Swabs Turn Up Bacteria On Subways, Cabs, And Citi BikesThe next time you're headed to work, you may want to think twice before grabbing that subway pole or Citi Bike with your bare hands.
This Flu Season Could Be Much Worse Than Others, Health Officials WarnThe Centers for Disease Control says confirmed cases are at just over 7,000. That's more than double what they were at this time last year.
Study Finds Drinking Habits, Problems Tied To Where You LiveAccording to the report, Washington DC is home to the highest percentage of heavy and binge drinkers in the entire country.
Researchers Identify 6 Genes That Trigger Allergic Reaction To PeanutsGroundbreaking research could provide some relief for people with peanut allergies.
Body Camera Captures Moment Police Officer Saves Baby's LifeWhen 29-day-old baby Bella stopped breathing, her family quickly called 911. Although Officer William Eng wasn't dispatched to the scene, he was first to arrive and raced up three flights to find a mom holding her unresponsive newborn.
Experimental Drug Might Prevent Vision Loss For Patients Who Suffer Eye StrokesThere’s potentially good news for the 12,000 people a year who suffer a stroke – not in the brain, but in the eye.

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