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Mar 6, 2014 — Researchers say a small number of people appear to lack the brain circuitry to get pleasure from music.
Mar 6, 2014 — Certain sales strategies work well with American Latinos. California's insurance exchange didn't try any of them when advertising coverage with the Affordable Care Act.
Mar 5, 2014 — Removing bacteria and other impurities from water could be done more cheaply thanks to researchers at MIT. They're taking advantage of the way trees move water to filter it.
Mar 3, 2014 — When men force unwanted sexual attention on women in bars, the problem isn't that the guy is drunk. Instead, a study finds, men target women who have been drinking and may be seen as more vulnerable.
Feb 28, 2014 — Narcotic painkillers are risky for small kids. But so are some popular pills to treat diabetes, high blood pressure and irregular heartbeats.
Feb 27, 2014 — At a Maryland workshop, doctors learn how yoga techniques can help patients with a range of health problems. The doctors also get continuing education credits for the classes.
Feb 26, 2014 — A regional transplant service built a centralized surgical center in St. Louis where organs are removed from donors. The approach has shaved hours from the time it takes to get organs to patients.
Feb 25, 2014 — A new virus in the Middle East has sickened more than 180 people and killed an alarming 43 percent of them. But scientists haven't been sure where the virus originates or how people catch it.
Feb 24, 2014 — Improvements in doctors' ability to detect breast cancer have outpaced our understanding of what to do about it. Doctors and their patients need to work through the options together.
Feb 19, 2014 — People with severe injuries tend to fare much better at specialized trauma centers than in typical emergency rooms. But a study suggests less equipped hospitals are hanging on to patients who can pay.