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Vaccines have saved 732,000 lives over 20 years, CDC says usat.ly/1l88nnW via @USATODAY
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Life-saving treatment for deadly C.diff infections -- fecal transplants -- get easier with freezing, nose tubes, usat.ly/1l7p5nB
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FDA announces long-awaited rules restricting e-cigarettes and cigars. Did they go too far? Not far enough? usat.ly/1lJisWR
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Centenarians may be 100, but they feel only 83 usat.ly/1nIQCeO My aunt Ruth is 90 but looks 75. Good skin care!
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NIH director: 18% of young scientists considering leaving USA to get work funded, due to budget cuts. #science usat.ly/1nIwglJ
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NIH director: Budget cuts put U.S. science at risk. NIH now funds only 1/2 as many as grants. usat.ly/1jPyQUu
So what's driving autism increase? Could be changes to microbiome, use of antibiotics, NIH director tells @USATODAY usat.ly/1l32PLD
NIH director Collins talks to @USATODAY. What's driving increase in autism? "It's most certainly NOT vaccines." usat.ly/1i9Q3KN
NIH director Francis Collins predicts big breakthroughs in next 5-10 yrs: universal flu shots, more usat.ly/1hk2nXZ via @USATODAY
Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results usat.ly/1rkHnSk via @USATODAY
Scientists explore possibilities of mind reading usat.ly/RIsXkG via @USATODAY
Lyrid meteor shower coming on Earth Day usat.ly/1eXGyi8 #science
A roadside saliva test for pot use? Mich. lawmakers may enact one to catch impaired drivers, usat.ly/1eWtEkn
Coke's 'pomegranate juice' includes just 0.3% pomegranate juice. Is that false advertising? usat.ly/1jrQbS4 #nutrition #health
Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science: 80% think scientists will grow replacement organs in 50 yrs, usat.ly/1ltAKeH
Many children still prescribed codeine despite safety concerns; 1 in 3 get no benefit at all, usat.ly/PncPTi via @USATODAY
Spring allergy relief: Here's what to try first usat.ly/1i8EfmT via @USATODAY
Poignant photo gallery: Faces of Alzheimer's, usat.ly/1jdExKh via @USATODAY
Childhood bullying can cause problems decades later usat.ly/1i2gxJ6 via @USATODAY
With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the cost usat.ly/1pglCaC via @USATODAY
Obama hails health care sign-ups: 8 million and counting, usat.ly/1hPE9pf via @USATODAY #aca #obamacare
Photographer takes pictures of Alzheimer's patients; says it helps ease pain of losing father to disease, usat.ly/1gMxonj
15% of Bostonians walk to work, highest rate in country. And, no surprise, city has lower obesity. How cities rate, usat.ly/1gLBGLv
USA ranks far above other countries in medical costs: hospital stay $481/day in Spain, $4,293/day in U.S. usat.ly/1gDwDJy
Apathy could signal brain shrinkage in old age usat.ly/1gLxGLd via @USATODAY