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Brain May Hold Signs Of Future Drug Use
Internal wiring is the key to predicting future drug addiction in kids.
A study published in "Journal of Neuroscience" shows the brains of people who are prone to drug addiction are different from those who are not. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine s…
Massachusetts Tuberculosis Cases Down
Associated Press - Massachusetts health officials say the state is seeing an overall decline in tuberculosis, although they warn of a worrisome rise in multi-drug resistant cases.
The Department of Public Health said Monday that last year Massachusetts saw 201 confirmed cases, compared with 215 cases…
Food Allergies Up Among Kids
Food allergies are up among children, but the problem seems to be growing among black children faster than others.
A new study says food allergy reports among black children have risen at a rate of more than two percent per decade over the last 23 years...
Science Finds a Way to Make Hair Grow Back
Hair transplants may soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new discovery.
Researchers say they have been able to grow human hair in the laboratory using tiny cells that fuel its growth. Researchers say the the technique has been used to grow new hair follicles in animals and is now being tested on…
Study Suggests Possible Link to Alzheimers
A new study indicates there may be a link between a person's exposure to the pesticide DDT and their chances of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers in the U.K. found Alzheimer's patients had four times as much DDT lingering in their bodies as people without the disease...

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