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The surprising science of fidgeting

Hand-held toys known as "fidget spinners" – marketed as "stress relievers" – have become so popular and distracting in classrooms that they are now being banned in many schools. And it's not just kids who like to fidget. ...

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Ads, not research, create some best-selling drugs

An overhead light drawing attention to his face, actor Danny Glover starts to cry, dropping his head into one hand - and then, he abruptly switches over to deep belly laughs, before resuming a straight face. "When I act, ...

New drug approved for all cancers with genetic marker

(HealthDay)—Keytruda (pembrolizumab) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat any cancer that has a certain genetic biomarker, regardless of where in the body the cancer originated.

Know the signs of thyroid trouble

(HealthDay)—When your thyroid isn't working properly, it can cause a lot of problems. It's important to understand what your thyroid does and to be aware of signs that can signal a health issue.

Double-edged health care experience for endometriosis

(HealthDay)—For women with endometriosis, the health care experience is double-edged, with both a destructive and constructive side, according to a study published online May 11 in the Journal of Clinical Nursing.

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