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New prescription: Doctor offices that look like Apple stores

New prescription: Doctor offices that...

January 17

SAN FRANCISCO — After a relative suffered a heart attack a few years ago, Silicon Valley entrepreneur Adrian Aoun got an unsettling look at a health-care system that he...

Getting older, sleeping less

Getting older, sleeping less

January 17

NEW YORK — Insomnia is like a thief in the night, robbing millions — especially those older than 60 — of much-needed restorative sleep. As the king laments in Shakespeare’s...

Did you eat your veggies? Urine test can tell

Did you eat your veggies? Urine test...

January 13

PARIS — A simple urine test can reveal whether you had steamed fish or a fat-riddled steak for dinner, and could one day end dietary dishonesty, according to a study published...

Mother-daughter competition in orcas may explain menopause

Mother-daughter competition in orcas...

January 13

MIAMI — Competition between mothers and daughters may explain why orcas, also known as killer whales, are among just three species known to go through menopause, researchers...

Dung heaps are rhinos’ Facebook: Study

Dung heaps are rhinos’ Facebook: Study

January 11

PARIS — Rhinos signal gender, age, and sexual availability in their poo, said a study on Wednesday (Jan 11) which suggested mammals may use communal dung heaps as social...