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  • Athletes have healthier brains that can actually hear better, study says - Listen closely: Can you hear that noisy static in your brain?
  • 'Miracle' woman survives six-hour cardiac arrest - A British woman has made a full recovery after suffering a six-hour cardiac arrest caused by severe hypothermia -- a condition that doctors say also saved her life.
  • How healthy eating can lengthen your life - By taking some cues from blue zones, places around the world where people live the longest, healthiest lives, you can live longer. These are some tips.
  • No single e-cigarette brand linked to vaping-related lung injuries, CDC says - No single product or brand is responsible for the thousands of vaping-related lung illnesses reported across the United States, according to a report released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
  • Study links hair dyes and chemical straighteners to higher breast cancer risk, particularly among black women - Permanent hair dye and chemical hair straightener use was linked to a higher risk of breast cancer in a new study from researchers at the National Institutes of Health. The risk is more than six times higher for black women.
  • 'Anti-vaxxer' charged as Samoan government battles deadly measles outbreak - An alleged anti-vaxxer has been charged with "incitement against the government vaccination order," the Samoan government said Thursday.
  • Walking while texting and other cell phone related injuries are on the rise, especially for the young - Cell phones are a literal pain in the neck -- and face, eyes, nose, ears and head. A new study analyzing national emergency room data shows injuries to those areas of our bodies have risen "steeply" over the last 20 years.
  • More than 140,000 people worldwide died from measles last year, most of them younger than 5 - As the number of measles cases continued to soar, more than 140,000 people across the globe died from measles last year, according to a new report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization.
  • Scientists say a once-a-month birth control pill works on pigs. They want to test it on people next - Scientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month.
  • The lone star tick could soon be colonizing a backyard near you - The climate crisis is making us more vulnerable to ticks in an unprecedented and growing threat to public health, according to a new report.
  • Reduce cholesterol earlier in life to prevent heart problems later, study says - To prevent heart problems later in life, people 45 and younger with higher levels of bad cholesterol might want to change their eating and exercise habits, or even talk to their doctor about medications such as statins, a new study says.
  • A 'blue zones' diet: Live longer from what you eat - Want to live a long, healthy life? So do I. That's why for the past 15 years I've explored places around the world where people have done exactly that ? places I dubbed "blue zones." And I'm convinced that the foods the people in these areas eat are a big part of their secret.
  • Bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products recalled in four states - A Kentucky company is recalling bacon and ready-to-eat turkey products over misbranding and undeclared allergens.
  • Building a better flu vaccine -- one you don't have to get every year - On June 24 at 11:34 AM, Michael Sonn became a part of medical history.
  • The only Thanksgiving leftovers guide you need - Like an inbox filled with emails about Black Friday sales, the one thing you can count on the day after Thanksgiving is a fridge packed with leftovers.