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The 7 Best Ways to Avoid Mosquito Bites

Looking back through history, mosquitoes were more than irritating backyard pests with itchy bites. Because these tiny insects carried diseases like malaria...

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What You Need to Know About Home Genetic Testing

Melissa Partin wanted answers. She was approaching her mid-40s — about the age her mother had been when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The...

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Diets

Should You Put Peanuts Back on the Kids’ Menu?

Let’s start with something you may already know — peanuts aren’t nuts at all, they are a legumes, like peas and beans, consisting of edible...

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Helping Children Deal With Trauma

Kristen Scarlett remembers watching a soccer game with her young boys the weekend after the Paris terrorist attacks. Commercials about solidarity with Paris...

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Try These Neuroscience Hacks for Less Stress at the Office

It seems like there’s one in every department: the coworker who loves to pounce on new ideas and poke holes in them. Or maybe your nemesis is more of a...

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The Rap on NOT Getting a Yearly Pap

“What do you mean I don’t need a Pap test this year?”  For many years, women have considered a yearly gynecologic exam and Pap test to be...

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Health 101

Protecting Yourself From Zika

If you turned on the news over the weekend, you probably heard the warnings about Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness that can cause serious brain damage to...

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What’s New in Condom Technology

Condoms can be ribbed, flavored, and even glow-in-the-dark, but generally speaking, they’re all pretty much the same. Despite the different new...

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