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Early-Stage Cervical CA Diagnoses in Young Women Up Since ACA

For this new study, which was published Tuesday as a research letter in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers from the American Cancer Society (ACS) used data from the large National Cancer Data Base to compare the rates of cervical cancer diagnoses in American women aged 21 to 25 before and after September 2010.

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Richard Dawkins says clock story was hoax

Dawkins did not dispute that Mohamed should not have been arrested, but questioned whether the boy had truly “invented” the clock, as has been reported. Attorneys for the family of Ahmed Mohamed, the Irving high school student who made headlines after being arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, have sent letters to the city of Irving and the Irving School District demanding apologies and $ 15 million in damages.

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#Condomchallenge: People drop water-filled condoms on their heads in new viral

The concern, of course, is not just the risk of suffocating while in a tub with a condom sucked to your face, but also the possibility of drowning from the water inside the condom. When supposedly done correctly the condom forms a globe of water around the person's head and pops when touched. Viral hit... The Condom Challenge has taken off online.

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Chaotic Moon's temporary tech tattoos function as a wearable health monitor

By connecting to a smartphone app via Bluetooth Low Energy, they can send real-time medical data to doctors, monitoring temperature, sweat conductance, heart rate, hydration levels, and more. In addition to that, it could be used as a tracking device that could, for example, help parents stay aware of where their kids are in an amusement park or other highly populated areas.

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Women are Drinking More - and it's Bad

The NIH said that binge drinking is still a problem in the college-aged young adult sector, but that drinking in men decreased, which means that women increased to make up the difference. So, the question is, is there still a big enough difference between male and female drinking habits that we can tell what biological sex you are? According to the study, published in the US National Library of Medicine , females in the United States "consume less alcohol and cause and experience fewer ...

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Study Links High Heart Rate to Risk of Early Death

Resting heart rate is best measured first thing in the morning, when you've just woken up - a function of many fitness bands such as Jawbones. As specified by the American Heart Association, normal heart rates when the individual is resting in a seated or supine position (lying while facing upwards) tend to be between 60 and 100 beats per minute.