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  • The Science Behind Your Health

    The Science of Staying Well

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health The Artificial Heart: Not Just a Pump

    The Artificial Heart: Not Just a Pump

    The goal of building a safe artificial heart has frustrated bioengineers for more than four decades. At last, an end could be in sight

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Testosterone's Bad Rep

    Testosterone's Bad Rep

    Hormones don't necessarily make men violent, but they do cause them to seek social dominance

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health The Skinny on the Environment

    The Skinny on the Environment

    The very structure of our communities may predispose us to inactivity and obesity. Now researchers are remodeling cities for healthier kids

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Getting to Know Nutraceuticals

    Getting to Know Nutraceuticals

    Claims for some of these food-based dietary supplements stand up to scientific scrutiny, but others falter

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Special Report: Managing Diabetes

    Special Report: Managing Diabetes

    More than 171 million people have this increasingly common condition. But lizard spit, new monitors and an array of other drugs and devices can help control diabetes better than ever

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Is There Really an Autism Epidemic?

    Is There Really an Autism Epidemic?

    A closer look at the statistics suggests something more than a simple rise in incidence

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Saving Troubled Knees

    Saving Troubled Knees

    Silk scaffolds, grafts from pigs and green tea extracts might someday help keep injured and vulnerable joints active

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health Where is the AIDS Vaccine?

    Where is the AIDS Vaccine?

    Science gets closer, but a fully effective vaccine against HIV remains elusive

    August 1, 2012 | 0

  • June 2006 The Ultimate Blood Test

    The Ultimate Blood Test

    A pricey way to determine health risks: 250 tests at once

    June 1, 2006 | 0

  • Features Five New Year's Resolutions You Owe Yourself

    Five New Year's Resolutions You Owe Yourself

    We questioned health professionals and plumbed the scientific literature in a quest for the most life-enhancing New Year's resolutions possible

    January 8, 2007 | 0

  • The Science Behind Your Health

    Breathe Deep

    Revealing facts about the real inner you

    August 1, 2012 | 0

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