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The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of 50.  (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Childhood Bullying Victims Still Suffer At Age 50

The effects of childhood bullying can last through adolescence, and even negatively affect victims decades later until the age of fifty.

04/22/2014

A patient receives treatment for his paralysis. (credit: Kiyoshi Ota/Getty Images)

Study: Electrical Spinal Stimulation Helps Patients Move Again

According to a new study, zapping the spine with electricity during physical training could help paralyzed patients move again.

04/08/2014

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National Symphony Orchestra Brings Holiday Music to D.C. Area Hospitals

The National Symphony Orchestra’s “Sound Health” program involves musicians making “house calls,” or traveling to perform for audiences that are too sick to attend a performance at a concert hall.

12/18/2013

The amount of high school students who regularly smoke marijuana is significantly on the rise, while the percentage of students who see any risk from the habit has dropped dramatically.   (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Study: 60 Percent Of HS Seniors Don’t View Regular Marijuana Use As Harmful

The amount of high school students who regularly smoke marijuana is significantly on the rise, while the percentage of students who see any risk from the habit has dropped dramatically.

12/18/2013

File photo of tobacco produts. (credit: DENIS CHARLET/AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

FDA, NIH Create 14 Centers For Tobacco Research

The Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health are awarding millions in funding to create 14 centers to conduct research on tobacco products.

09/19/2013

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NIH to Retire Most Chimps from Medical Research

It’s official: The National Institutes of Health plans to end most use of chimpanzees in government medical research, saying humans’ closest relatives “deserve special respect.”

06/26/2013

NIH researchers conduct first genomic survey of human skin fungal diversity. (AFP PHOTO/Peter PARKS)

Researchers Survey Diverse Fungi Living On The Surface Of Human Skin

A skin fungus study found a diverse range of more than 80 fungal types living a microscopic life on the surface of human skin.

05/25/2013

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually. (Photo by Carsten Koall/Getty Images)

Study: Dementia Care Costs US Nearly $215 Billion Per Year, Expected To Double By 2040

The cost of care for Americans living with dementia reaches nearly $215 billion annually.

04/04/2013

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