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Has Maternal Mortality Really Doubled in the U.S.?

Statistics have suggested a sharp increase in the number of American women dying as a complication of pregnancy since the late 1980s, but a closer look at the data hints that all is not as it seems...

June 8, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

High Heels, High Risk

Shoe-related dangers lurk underfoot. The rate of high heel–related injuries doubled over a 10-year period, and most of those injuries happened in a place you might not expect.

June 7, 2015

The Myth of "Female Viagra"

The libido-enhancing drug approved by an FDA advisory panel acts slowly on the brain to increase desire—not quickly on the mechanics of the sexual act

June 6, 2015 — Dina Fine Maron

Is Lying Rational?

A new film presents the science behind when and why people lie.

June 5, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun, Daisy Yuhas and Benjamin Meyers

Food Everywhere Fuels Obesity

A study from the National Bureau of Economic Research blames 40 percent of the rise in obesity on the ubiquity of supercenters, warehouse clubs, and restaurants By Eliene Augenbraun and Gretchen Cuda Kroen...

June 3, 2015 — Eliene Augenbraun and Gretchen Cuda Kroen

Is Nicotine All Bad?

Scientists question if a daily dose of the well-known  alkaloid  is as benign as caffeine...

May 19, 2015 — Kate Kelland

How to Know if You Have Pneumonia?

You're coughing, feverish, achy - is it just a bad cold or something worse? House Call Doctor helps you determine if your illness is a run of the mill cold or the more dangerous pneumonia...

June 11, 2014 — House Call Doctor Sanaz Majd
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