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Risky surgery separates baby from parasitic twin
Baby Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 2:44 AM
Born with twin's waist, legs and feet growing from her back
Dominique was born with her parasitic twin's waist, legs and feet growing out of her back. She required a complicated surgery, and a foster family, to give her a chance at healthy, long life.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 7:31 PM
Conjoined Twins Fast Facts
Here's some background information about conjoined twins.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 2:49 PM
US infant mortality rates down 15%
Infant mortality rates have reached new lows, according to a report released by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 4:09 PM
In coach's rant, a lesson for parents and athletes
If you've been on Facebook this week, chances are you've seen someone share comments made by Geno Auriemma, coach of the University of Connecticut women's basketball team. UConn hasn't lost a game in more than two years and is in play for a fifth consecutive national title.


POSTED MARCH 23, 2017 1:36 AM
Living in the era of the Internet of Things
A recent WikiLeaks document dump, purportedly from the CIA, claimed that the agency can hack smart TVs and place them in "fake-off" mode, allowing an owner's private conversations to be recorded and sent to a covert server.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 9:01 AM
Why flu shots fail even when the match is right
In 2009, two flu vaccines manufactured by the same company did not equally protect against the circulating H1N1 flu virus. A study published Wednesday in the journal Science Translational Medicine examines the question: Why did one vaccine offer 35% less protection against the flu?


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 6:03 PM
Phone device tests male fertility with 98% accuracy, study shows
A new smartphone attachment can evaluate a man's semen and determine his level of fertility with up to 98% accuracy, a new study has showed.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 6:53 PM
Grieving father: 'I don't play Trump songs anymore'
Kraig Moss made financial sacrifices last year to follow Trump around the country and tell his own story. Now, he wishes he hadn't.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 6:26 PM
Could we trick the brain to stop tinnitus?
New research reveals some of the mechanisms underlying tinnitus' development and provides avenues for possible treatment, scientists say.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 11:02 AM
Children with autism 40 times more likely to die from injury, study says
People with autism are three times more likely than the general population to die due to an injury, with suffocation, asphyxiation and drowning as the top three causes of premature deaths, a new study says.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 8:06 PM
The initial hospital costs of gun violence in America
A new study sheds light on just how much gunshot wounds cost the United States and self-paying patients for an initial hospitalization. More research is needed to determine long-term costs.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 11:28 PM
Hospital: Try Beyonce, ABBA for CPR training
We always knew Missy Elliot's music would save lives one day, and this week New York Presbyterian Hospital confirmed our suspicions.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 3:39 PM
The secret to Iceland's happiness? It's in the water
When it comes to socializing, England has its pubs. Italy has its piazzas. And Iceland has its pools.


POSTED MARCH 20, 2017 3:52 PM
Johns Hopkins has first black female neurosurgeon resident
In the 30 years that Johns Hopkins School of Medicine's neurosurgical department has accepted residents, there has never been a black woman in the ranks.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 6:58 PM
Spring, the unsung season


POSTED MARCH 20, 2017 9:49 AM
CNN VR: Separating conjoined twins Jadon and Anias
Inside the marathon surgery to save Jadon & Anias


POSTED MARCH 17, 2017 10:55 PM
Building homes, inspiring hope for Mexico's working poor
Many families in Mexico migrate to the country's Baja region on the West Coast seeking jobs and a better lives. Though they find employment, they often join the ranks of Mexico's "working poor," barely earning the equivalent of $100 a week.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 2:39 PM
Which country has the best health care?
In a doctor's waiting room in South London sit three people of varying ages and ethnicities, waiting among a sea of empty green plastic chairs.


POSTED MARCH 17, 2017 2:04 PM
These foods may help you hang up a hangover
What can be done to both prevent and treat hangovers? Here's what some experts recommend to eat and drink to help make a hangover less harsh.


POSTED MARCH 17, 2017 7:55 PM
Trying to find love as a transgender man
Devin Gutierrez is a straight man, but he's never dated a straight woman.


POSTED MARCH 17, 2017 3:16 PM
Is Guinness really 'good for you'?
Guinness, like other Irish stouts, enjoys a seasonal popularity every St. Patrick's Day. It has also been touted as being "good for you," at least by its own advertising posters decades ago.


POSTED MARCH 17, 2017 7:53 PM
Robots attend school in place of sick kids, thanks to one giving boy
Grahamtastic Connection -- founded by a mother whose son died of leukemia -- provides computers and robots to connect children battling illness with school and friends.


POSTED MARCH 16, 2017 9:30 PM
Dad's case of strep throat leads to amputations
A Michigan man is feeling grateful after surviving a strep throat infection that led to amputations of parts of his hands and feet and nearly cost his life.


POSTED MARCH 16, 2017 10:26 PM
Climate, not just genetics, shaped your nose, study says
Though you undoubtedly inherited your distinctive nose from your parents, its shape was sculpted over time by adaptations to your ancestors' local climate, suggests a study published in the journal PLOS Genetics on Thursday.


POSTED MARCH 16, 2017 6:36 PM
Humpback whales are behaving strangely and scientists want to know why
Humpback whales are suddenly hanging out in massive, densely packed "super groups" and scientists are trying to figure out why.


POSTED MARCH 20, 2017 12:52 PM
The key to curing disease could lie in Iceland's genes
The freezer sits behind a heavy door in the basement of an unassuming building on the campus of the University of Iceland.


POSTED MARCH 16, 2017 12:24 PM
Pharmacist convicted of racketeering, fraud in fungal meningitis outbreak
Jurors in the trial of pharmacist Barry Cadden delivered a mixed verdict Wednesday in connection with a deadly 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak.


POSTED MARCH 23, 2017 1:04 AM
FDA: Rare cancer linked to breast implants and 9 deaths
Nine deaths have been reported to the US Food and Drug Administration, stemming from a rare cancer that is associated with breast implants.


POSTED MARCH 22, 2017 12:32 PM
Woman dies after drinking poisonous herbal tea
A woman died after consuming poisonous herbal tea purchased in San Francisco's Chinatown, public health officials there announced on Monday. They're urging people to throw away tea purchased from Sun Wing Wo Trading Company.


POSTED MARCH 21, 2017 9:12 PM

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