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Most Americans Are Totally Fine With Euthanasia

Seven out of 10 Americans support euthanasia, according to a new Gallup poll, continuing a consistent trend showing that Americans are generally in …

Sharp increase in liver cancer since 2003

There has been a sharp rise in the proportion of people diagnosed with liver cancer, according to the latest release by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Liver cancer incidence has risen by 70% for males and 60% for females from 2003 to 2012.<p>Liver cancer - now the 18th most common cancer in …

Data And Your Doctor Are Coming Together To Revolutionize Health Care

• What was your blood pressure this morning?<br>• Which hospital in your area has a) the lowest cost for emergency visits, b) the best safety record, c) the …

NASA Predicts End of World As We Know It

As you burn fossil fuels on your morning commute and forget to toss your empty bottles in the proper bins, consider this: These days of relative luxury might be numbered. Rapid population growth, depletion of natural resources, and growing economic inequality could spell the end of civilization as …

The Bugs In Your Stomach Define You As Much–If Not More–Than Your Genes

“The three pounds of microbes [we carry] may be more important for some health conditions than every gene in our genome,” Knight says. We share 99.9% …

How Does Exercise Make You Smarter?

<i>A:</i><p>We posed your question to Dr. John Ratey, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, author of <i>Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain</i><i>,</i> and a Reebok ambassador for active children.<p>Exercise, he says, has three effects on the brain that make …

This Is Your Brain On No Sleep

If you’ve been skipping sleep, thinking you’ll make up for it on weekends, here’s some bad news. Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania and Peking University have found that chronic sleep loss may actually lead to irreversible damage to and loss of brain cells.<p>“We live in a society where each …