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A new approach to glioblastoma?

More aggressive surgeries that target the tumor and its surrounding tissues could improve survival period.

How to navigate menopause

The most normal thing about the peri-menopausal years? They're often laden with uncertainty and inconsistency.

Breastfeeding could delay menopause

It prevents ovulation and may slow the natural depletion of ovarian follicles, lowering the risk of early menopause.

Could antibiotics spur childhood obesity?

Changes in the gut microbiome might alter the way a developing body stores and burns calories, leading to long-term weight problems.

Childhood IQ threat: Toxic chemicals

Flame retardants and pesticides continue to hamper the intellectual development of American children.

Does mom’s stress affect baby’s brain?

Even the most highly educated among expectant moms can suffer anxiety and emotional trouble—and it could shape their little one's mind.

Prevent injury—embrace the pre-shovel prep

Just because the snow is falling doesn't mean you should start digging. A warm-up, the right attire and a sensible pace can keep you safe.

Keep coronavirus in perspective

Don't let irrational fear make you lose sight of the fact that good hygiene is your best defense against viruses.

A likely sleep thief: The carb-heavy meal

Overconsumption of refined carbohydrates—especially foods with added sugars—could lead to insomnia.

Is your gym a giant petri dish?

Handlebars, stationary bikes and other high-contact surfaces offer ample ground for the growth of germs, viruses and fungus.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Curious about probiotics? Tread carefully

Supplements have their place—but steer clear of online sources touting sham benefits.

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