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6 Exercises Your Body Wishes You'd Do Every Day

<i>Photo by Eric Audras/Getty Images</i><p>Your body craves movement. It wants to get strong and get moving every single day. Those aches and pains? It's your body's way of begging you to give it the attention it needs and deserves. And it doesn't have to be a lot. Simply doing these 6 simple exercises at …

Could Genetic Diseases Be Cured in the Womb?

Efforts to develop a working gene therapy for certain inherited diseases have reached a milestone with a new method for altering a human egg cell.<p>If …

person babies

It may mean the end of specific forms of genetic disease, but the procedure poses risks<p>The United Kingdom is set to become the birthplace of the …

'Three-parent IVF babies should be offered to infertile older women'

A doctor who helped pioneer the controversial three-parent baby technology has applied to hold trials to use it to treat age-related infertility<p>Older women struggling to have children could soon be offered the controversial “three-parent” IVF technique recently backed by MPs, a pioneering doctor …

3 Ways to Make Hot Wings Healthier

Between the deep-frying, the buttery sauce and the blue cheese on the side, classic buffalo wings are a healthy-eating disaster. Here are three ways …

Artichoke, spinach and combos of the two — take your pick from 5 delicious dips!

The big day is almost upon us — Super Bowl 2015! While the carnivores dance around the hot wings, tiny meatballs and sausage-topped everything, what is left for those who want something a with at least hint of green? (Even if it's green topped with bacon...) Never fear, these artichoke and spinach …

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

The New Measles

One of the most infectious viruses on the planet is making a comeback in the United States, and many doctors have never even seen it.<p>Measles used to be an illness everyone got.<p>Before vaccination became widespread in the 1960s, pediatricians knew to check their patients' throats for the spray of …

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Doctor-assisted suicide a therapeutic service, says Canadian Medical Association

Many technical questions remain following Supreme Court decision to allow medical aid in dying<p>Lee Carter, left, and Grace Pastine, litigation …

3 Top Ways To Protect Your Health In Your 20s, 30s, 40s, And 50s

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Just like your 401(k), your health is a long-term investment that you really can’t afford to push to the bottom of your priority list.<p>Yet knowing what steps to take in order to stay healthy isn’t always obvious—thanks to all of the conflicting information …

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