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'Amplifier' helps make connections in fetal brains: Study

Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- A new study has identified a special "amplifier" in fetal brains that boosts weak signals during an early phase of development.
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Dr. M-J Milloy, a research scientist with the British Columbia Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, says harm reduction efforts could be an important f
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australia court overturned on Saturday government approval of a A$130 million fuel depot and port at Port Melville, off the country’s north coast, handing a major victory to envi
Proponents say treatment helps with several ailments, but it is not without controversy             
Melanie Mitchell, manager of Boost Cryospa, gives Marion Hackett a Cryofacial. The ice cold vapor helps to produce collagen in the skin.             
Hannah Humphrey, 25, from Ipswich,dropped from a size 18 to a size eight in just 18 months, which triggered her gallstones. An operation to remove them also found a cancerous tumour.
Soylent meal replacement bars are being recalled after reports of illness, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said Friday.
ATCHISON, Kansas (Reuters) - More than 100 people were treated for respiratory problems after a chemical spill at an MGP Ingredients Inc facility on Friday generated a chemical cloud over the northeas
Monkeys observed by a team at UC Davis had higher levels of inflammation if they felt unsure about whether they were a leader or a follower in their group.
HealthDay News A growing number of American children with headaches are being seen at pediatric emergency departments and admitted to the hospital, researchers report.
We all like to think of ourselves as the woman warrior, the indomitable female the can-do girl who lives every moment with intensity and attention. But, alas, we are human and we have our down days an
You'll find my favorite Halloween decoration at the front desk of my dental practice: a bowl of candy labeled "free cavities." (Yes, I know, dentists are hilarious!) This weekend, children will dre
Students are pouring hundreds of tons of plain milk into the garbage in Los Angeles schools each week. Maybe that's because more than 88 percent of Los Angeles Unified School District students are p
Here's a fact you can impress your friends with -- every 30 minutes your kidneys filter all the blood in your body eliminating waste and excess fluid. Pretty amazing isn't it. Yet, how many of us re
(Reuters) - Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, in an opinion editorial published in the Los Angeles Times, on Friday urged Californians to approve a November ballot measure aimed
At the third and final debate last Wednesday, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump drew a lot of criticism for his medically inaccurate and emotionally charged description of late-term abortio
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is usually greeted by cheering crowds when he goes out in public but received a less pleasant welcome in Hamilton on Friday - a handful of pum
(Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs may survive longer, but feel no healthier, than they would without this follow-up care, a U.S. study sugges
Umpire Rock, also known as Rat Rock, has been a climbing oasis for children, and adults, of all ages for decades.
Remember that scene in “When Harry Met Sally” when Sally does her best “fake orgasm” impression in Katz’s Deli?  Well, the WatchCut Video above is
(Reuters) - A Sunoco Logistics Partners LP pipeline spilled about 1,300 barrels of gasoline into the Susquehanna River in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, on Friday, according to local media.
Couples often ask for advice about for how they can improve their communication. "If we could just find better ways to communicate with each other," they say, "we would have a much better relationship
I have previously expressed my appreciation of the JAMA 1993 paper "Actual Causes of Death in the US", written by Mike McGinnis and Bill Foege. The paper is central in the course that I that I am now
Researchers at the University of British Columbia found that people chose smaller portions of cake when they were asked to vividly imagine the taste, smell, and texture of desserts.
45 minutes into a killer bootcamp workout, sweat dripped from my forehead, my muscles ached. With the fervor of a nervous first time city council candidate addressing a room of two dozen senior cit
HealthDay News Traffic crash death rates for American children vary widely among states, and safety regulations are a major reason why, a new study suggests.
A special thanks to Miranda Ebraheim for assisting in this article. Rat-bite fever is an illness caused from bacteria that is transmitted by rodents. The condition goes by many names but it is ty
HealthDay News Social media publicity about a teen's suicide wasn't a driving factor in the rise of emergency department visits by Canadian teens for suicidal thoughts and attempts, a new study sugges
(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes often develop other autoimmune disorders, such as thyroid and gastrointestinal diseases, and a recent study yields new information about this link.
HealthDay News Many Americans don't know that indoor use of electronic cigarettes exposes children to nicotine and leaves nicotine deposits on surfaces, a new survey shows.
Ryan MaassWASHINGTON, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- A natural compound found in the skin of grapes and red wine may assist with correcting the hormone imbalance in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.
PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) - After repeated failed attempts to establish an Antarctic Ocean sanctuary, the United States is hopeful it can sway Russia to agree to a plan that would protect a vast swa
GENEVA (Reuters) - Two companies making vaccines to help the world eradicate polio are failing to produce enough, so many countries should prepare to give lower doses to make stocks last, a group of e
Written by Makenzie Cochran So often, many well-meaning people tell those who stutter to just breathe, talk slower or overcome their anxiety. I truly believe most of these people don’t mea
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AT&T has its eye on Time Warner

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Inconvenienced by a mother-in-law's death: How compassionate.

To the editor: Reading Amy Goldman Koss’ account of sorting through her late mother-in-law’s belongings made me sad. For one thing, I read it on the anniversary of my father’s death. (“When my mot
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LAUSD's affordable housing boondoggle shows why voters must reject ballot measures

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