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Older fathers, higher risk?

A new study links autism, ADHD and other mental health problems in kids with the age their fathers were when the babies were conceived.

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FDA considering ’3-parent babies’

A 3-person embryo could circumvent mitochondrial diseases, but the procedure is "not without its risks," says ethicist Art Caplan

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New trends in flu this season

Unlike most years, people over age 65 do not make up the majority of flu hospitalizations for this current flu season.

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Health insurance enrollment at 4 million

Making a pitch for a final rush of health care enrollees, President Barack Obama says about 4 million people have signed up for health insur…

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Mystery illness leaves kids paralyzed

Mystery illness has left some children with permanently paralyzed limbs. Doctors are not sure what is causing the illnesses, but suspect a v…