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Why not pancakes for dinner?
Tuesday was IHOP's National Pancake Day. Time magazine celebrated the event with a list of Hollywood's 10 best breakfast scenes. Why do most Americans eat pancakes only for breakfast?
Study: Quitting smoking by 40 greatly reduces risk of early death
Smokers who quit by around age 40 can stave off an early death, according to a landmark study that fills key gaps in knowledge of smoking-related health ills.
Simple things you can do to live longer
You don’t always have to search for the newest vitamin supplement or switch your daily routine to include a new workout to live longer, because there are many things you can do that require either no change or very little of it, say experts.
American Stroke Association: Quick action key to stroke treatment
People having an ischemic stroke -- which accounts for nine in 10 strokes -- should receive clot-dissolving therapy, if appropriate, within 60 minutes of arriving at the hospital, according to new American Stroke Association guidelines published in the American Heart Association journal Stroke.
Virginia woman pieces together 17 years lost to amnesia
When Shawnda Rush woke up in her one-story house overlooking the fields and woods of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, she could see a cane leaning against the bedside table and the sunshine through the sheer white curtains. But the world that lay outside the room was a mystery to her.
Keys to driving safely after 65
Every year that we age, we lose abilities that we often take for granted: vision, hearing, dexterity and the list goes on. Research has shown that these age-related declines can significantly affect driving skills.
U.S. birth rate plummets to its lowest level since 1920
The U.S. birth rate plunged last year to a record low, with the decline being led by immigrant women hit hard by the recession, according to a study released Thursday by the Pew Research Center.
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Slate: Harvard study links youth aggression to soda
A Harvard study has linked soda to aggressive or violent behavior in teens.
Fathers can influence teens’ sexual behavior, researchers say
Fathers’ attitudes toward teen sex and the emotional closeness of their relationship with their teens have a sizable influence on their teens’ sexual behavior, separate from the influence of moms, a new review of studies suggests.
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