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Aspirin has long been prescribed to prevent heart attacks. Now experts say it shouldn’t.
The side effects are not worth the potential benefits, especially for older adults.
We finally know why we grow wisdom teeth as adults
Other primates have them too, but ours come in a lot later in life.
There are two types of fat cells. Here’s how to get more of the good stuff.
Not all fat is created equal.
9 of the best health and fitness apps for your Apple Watch
Your wearable should enhance your wellbeing.
There are better ways to measure body fat than BMI
We’re using an outdated, inaccurate system.
Pfizer formally asked the FDA to authorize its COVID vaccine for kids 5 to 11
Here’s everything you need to know this week.
Families struggling with the legacy of Zika feel abandoned by science
The Zika outbreak in Brazil left hundreds of babies with congenital disabilities. Now many of their families are wondering where the research is.
The first malaria vaccine is finally ready to roll out
RTS,S is not as effective as health officials hoped, but it will still save thousands of lives.
Extreme heat days have tripled in cities over the past 40 years
Poorer urban residents are most at risk.
What can viral load really tell us about infectiousness?
Especially as the virus evolves, there's no easy way to tell how contagious someone is.