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Sperm Counts Continue to Decline in Western Nations: Review

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 — Sperm counts in Western countries have decreased by half in recent years, suggesting a continuing and significant decline in male ...

Cows May Offer Clues to an AIDS Vaccine

FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 — Cows already give us milk, meat and leather. Now, researchers say they may also hold the key to an AIDS ...

A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don’t Always Mix

SUNDAY, July 23, 2017 — If you like grapefruit juice, you need to be aware that it can affect the way some medications work, especially ...

Here’s Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening

FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 — Combining a sugary soda with your burger or fried chicken can really prime your body to pack on more pounds, ...

Making the Most of Childhood Wellness Visits

FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 — Babies born today will have about a dozen wellness visits by the time they reach age 3. At that point, ...

Walking the Dog, All the Way to Better Health

TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 — Your dog may be more than your furry companion — new research suggests it may also be an effective personal ...

Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

MONDAY, July 24, 2017 — Many people misunderstand what food allergies are, and even doctors can be confused about how to best diagnose them, suggests ...

Can’t Get to the Gym? Work Out in Your Office!

MONDAY, July 24, 2017 — Making time for exercise during your workday can be difficult. The good news: There are ways to discreetly slip in ...

Most Murdered U.S. Women Killed By Husbands, Boyfriends, Exes

FRIDAY, July 21, 2017 — Most women murdered in the United States die at the hands of a current or former intimate partner, a new ...

The Scoop on Avoiding ‘Brain Freeze’

SATURDAY, July 22, 2017 — Gulping down a cold smoothie or giant scoop of ice cream sometimes leads to a fleeting severe headache known as ...

Scans May Show Consciousness in ‘Comatose’ Patients

THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 — Sophisticated brain scans might be able to detect consciousness in brain injury patients who appear unconscious in the intensive care ...

How Much Sleep Do You Really Need?

THURSDAY, July 20, 2017 — Health initiatives typically center on diet and fitness. But the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the Sleep Research Society ...

Health

Huge Number of Brain Injuries in Football Players

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 25, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Ninety-nine percent of former NFL players who donated their brain to science turned ...