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Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football.
Don't know what to say, or what to do? Experts suggest useful ways to help friends or family members as they endure medical troubles.
Rapid drops in blood pressure that cause light-headedness may do serious damage.
Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.
Study suggests people intuitively enjoy poems, even if they don't understand why.
Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.
When Brianna Laux, 12, faced a life-threatening brain condition, her mother believes “all the stars were aligned” for success.
Jake Rodgers, 17, plays the guitar again for the first time since suffering a traumatic brain injury.
Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke and cancer.
Researchers discovered the brain makes fructose, which is linked to obesity and type 2 diabetes.
By developing a baseline of health readings, wearable sensors can detect deviations to indicate sickness or infection, study finds.