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Why Your Perception Of 'Old' Changes As You Age

Why Your Perception Of 'Old' Changes As You Age

By Bruce Horovitz | Jul 13
Many of us are convinced that while everyone else is aging, that person we see in the mirror every morning is magically aging at a somehow slower pace.

George Washington's Biggest Battle? With His Dentures, Made from Hippo Ivory and Maybe Slaves' Teeth

George Washington's Biggest Battle? With His Dentures, Made from Hippo Ivory and Maybe Slaves' Teeth

Jul 13
We have all heard the tales about George Washington chopping down a cherry tree, throwing a silver dollar across the Potomac River and, of course, wearing wooden teeth.

5 Benefits of Our Green Spaces

5 Benefits of Our Green Spaces

Jul 12
Studies show that green space and landscaping contribute to health, happiness, and intellect.

Shortening Trainee Doctor Hours Hasn't Harmed Patients

Shortening Trainee Doctor Hours Hasn't Harmed Patients

By Carla K. Johnson | Jul 12
When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers, finding no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs.

Setbacks for Trump's Drive to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

Setbacks for Trump's Drive to Lower Prescription Drug Costs

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jul 12
After two setbacks this week, President Donald Trump is now focusing his drive to curb drug costs on congressional efforts aimed at helping people on Medicare and younger generations covered by workplace plans.

Sobering Up: In An Alcohol-Soaked Nation, More Seek Booze-Free Social Spaces

Sobering Up: In An Alcohol-Soaked Nation, More Seek Booze-Free Social Spaces

By Laura Ungar and Jayne O'Donnell, USA Today | Jul 12
A national trend of boozeless bars is cropping up nationwide to create social spaces without the hangovers, DUIs and alcoholism culture. It's part of a new push for sober options.

Wisconsin High School to Offer Free Condoms

Wisconsin High School to Offer Free Condoms

Jul 11
A high school in Madison, Wisconsin, plans to offer students free condoms as part of a pilot program this year.

How to Handle Critters in Your Yard (Hint: Not with a Thermos)

How to Handle Critters in Your Yard (Hint: Not with a Thermos)

Jul 11
Encounters with wildlife are becoming more common in towns and neighborhoods as urbanization increases, and people often do not know what to do in these situations.

Which Cities Experience the Most Stress?

Which Cities Experience the Most Stress?

Jul 11
America's most stressed citizens are, perhaps surprisingly, those who live in Los Angeles, according to new research.

A Peek Into Opioid Users' Brains as They Try to Quit

A Peek Into Opioid Users' Brains as They Try to Quit

By Lauran Neergaard | Jul 10
Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addiction, like methadone, do more than ease the cravings and withdrawal.

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