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Opinion: Why Is American Home Birth So Dangerous? If women knew the risks, they might not hire these midwives.
New York Times | 2 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Oral health: A window to your overall health Read full story for latest details. | 4 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Authorities brace for Zika virus in U.S. Dr. Jon LaPook and Dr. Holly Phillips discuss the growing threat of the Zika virus in the U.S., a new study on childhood obesity and why you should draw to remember a list of objects
CBS News | 8 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
#NPRreads: Take Your Pick Of Space, Race Or Celebrity In this weekly story roundup, NPR reporters, editors and producers share what they have been reading. Today's mix explores life away from Earth, forgotten photos and fallen stars. | 8 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hospitals accountable in Medicare patient surgery outcomes About 800 hospitals in 67 regions -- including 18 facilities on Long Island -- now are being held financially accountable for the quality and cost of hip and knee replacements in Medicare patients, not just for the surgery but for 90 days after. | 9 hours, 28 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Let's Not Hug It Out With Our Dogs Your dog doesn't like your hugs. Psychologist and author Stanley Coren says that when he looked at a random sample of pictures showing people hugging dogs, most of the dogs showed signs of stress. | 10 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Learn You Have Alzheimer's, Then Invite a Reporter to Tail You? Really? The reporter N.R. Kleinfield wanted to track a case of Alzheimer's from right after a person's diagnosis. First, he had to find a willing subject.
New York Times | 11 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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What Is Alzheimer's Disease? Here are answers to some common questions about a disease that can seem frightening, mysterious and daunting.
New York Times | 11 hours, 4 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Study of Liberia Ebola flare-up shows need for longer vigilance A study of a cluster of Ebola cases that appeared in Liberia last year, months after the country was declared Ebola-free, has found that the virus re-emerged after lying dormant in a female survivor. The results suggest Liberia and the other African count
Yahoo! News | 11 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Tighter Alcohol Curbs For All Help Reduce Teen Motor Vehicle Deaths Raising the cost of alcohol with taxes makes it less likely that teenagers will die in a drunk-driving accident, a study finds. Some teen-specific policies like graduated drivers licenses help, too. | 11 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend