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Unpredictable situations seem to make infants more interested in exploring (and boost their brain power).
Matt Carrier, 37, fights for himself, his wife and his two young sons as he learns to walk and talk again.
Research shows personal and community optimism is connected to a healthy heart.
Review of 13 trials finds little effect from over-the-counter pain medication.
Complaint of awakening due to loud, nonexistent noises was previously associated with old age, but now affects the young, too.
CDC study finds fewer patients treated in ERs for blood clots in the brain.
Evidence reveals that classic symptom of chronic fatigue syndrome is 'not made up,' researchers noted.
Severity of pain may be decreased for years, but new aches may develop for many.
Seniors with a positive mental state are less likely to have cerebral tissue damage.
Health risks posed by America's favorite sport are thrown back into the spotlight.
A nun and a doctor walk into a cafe … and share the healing power of laughter.