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Fact Check: Trump's Iffy Grasp of Autism Research

Fact Check: Trump's Iffy Grasp of Autism Research

President Donald Trump has weighed in on child autism, apparently without a complete grasp of the research. Trump in the past has promoted debunked theories linking vaccines to autism, and shortly before... »

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

Brain Scans May Detect Signs of Autism in Infants

It may be possible to detect autism in babies before their first birthdays, a much earlier diagnosis than ever before, a small new study finds. Using magnetic-resonance imaging scans, researchers at the... »

Sore Back? Try Heat and Exercise First, Guidelines Say

Sore Back? Try Heat and Exercise First, Guidelines Say

Prescription drugs should only be a last resort as a treatment for lower back pain, a leading doctors' group said Monday. NBC News reported on the new guidance from the American College of Physicians,... »

Firstborns Get Intellectual Advantage Over Siblings: Study

Firstborns Get Intellectual Advantage Over Siblings: Study

Firstborn children are set up for more academic and intellectual success, according to a new study that delved into nearly 40 years of data. Today.com reported that firstborn babies and toddlers started scoring... »

Ed Snider's Heirs Look to Build Medical Marijuana Farm
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Ed Snider's Heirs Look to Build Medical Marijuana Farm

A health company managed by the heirs of Flyers founder Ed Snider is looking to build a medical marijuana growing facility in Philadelphia. »

South Florida Company Turns Cobra Venom Into Healing Treatment
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South Florida Company Turns Cobra Venom Into Healing Treatment

When you think about Cobra venom eventual death comes to mind. A South Florida company is changing the perception of the deadly venom. Nutra Pharma Corp., a biotechnology company specializing in the acquisition,... »

Chris Christie Anti-Opioid Bill to Get NJ Assembly Vote

Chris Christie Anti-Opioid Bill to Get NJ Assembly Vote

New Jersey lawmakers are set to vote on legislation sought by Gov. Chris Christie to help curb the state's opioid crisis. »

Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion Deal
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Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion Deal

Aetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal. The announcement Tuesday comes several days after... »

Shoveling Snow Can Be Deadly for Men: Study

Shoveling Snow Can Be Deadly for Men: Study

Men are more likely to have a heart attack after a snowfall, probably from shoveling snow, according to Canadian researchers. NBC News reported that researchers found a slight increase in heart attacks... »