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- A Bold Move To save A Man's Hand: Tucking It Into His Tummy Casey Reyes struggled for a way to explain the "sci-fi" surgery doctors were proposing to save her 87-year-old grandfather's badly burned hand.
- Study Finds Peak Months For College Students' 1st Drug Use Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times...
- Construction Was Happening at Wal-Mart Where 13 Got Sick Authorities say a construction crew using propane tools had been working in a central Florida Wal-Mart store where 13 employees were treated for carbon monoxide poisoning.
- Most Picky Eating Harmless But It Can Signal Emotional Woes Parents of picky eaters take heart: New research suggests the problem is rarely worth fretting over, although in a small portion of kids it may signal emotional troubles that should be checked out.
- Former Florida Surgeon Accused of Mutilating Man's Penis A South Florida patient says his penis was deformed by a former surgeon who did not have a license to operate.
- Study: Climbing Trees Significantly Improves Working Memory Dynamic activities like climbing a tree could be a simple way to improve your working memory, new research suggests.
- Study: Rude Behavior Is Contagious Study from the University of Florida finds people who are treated rudely are more likely to be rude to others.
- Mental Health Experts Respond Carefully to Mass Killings One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror.
- Romanian Music Fest Gives Free Tickets In Exchange For Blood Romania is tapping into the Dracula legend, offering concert-goers free tickets in exchange for their blood.
- Becoming a Dad? Expect to Gain 3 to 5 Pounds, Study Suggests A new study suggests that fatherhood often comes with a weight gain of 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside expert said it is provocative work...
- New Medical App Allows Doctors To Share Images Smartphone app Figure1 is helping doctors and medical professionals compare notes by sharing images.
- Study: Millennials Have Fewer Sexual Partners Than Their Parents A new study finds that millenials are having less sex than their parents.
- Q&A: As Obama Health Law Survives, GOP Split Over Next Move Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections.
- Right to Die: Colombian Man Ends Life With Government Backup Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death...
- 'Belly Button Challenge' May Be Harmful To Body Image It's called the "Belly Button Challenge" and according to health officials the social media challenge could be detrimental to body image.