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Medicine tackles concussions

A few decades ago, when a football player got his "bell rung" with a hard hit to the head, he would shake it off, take smelling salts and return to the game.

Oct 16, 2015
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One in 10 pregnant women drink alcohol in US

Drinking alcohol during pregnancy puts infants at risk of developmental problems and brain damage, but one in 10 US women say they drink while pregnant, US health authorities said Thursday.

Sep 25, 2015
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California lawmakers approve right-to-die legislation

The state Assembly approved legislation Wednesday that would allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives after an emotional and deeply personal debate, sending the proposal to the Senate that is expected to endorse ...

Sep 09, 2015
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