Potato chips. Pretzels. Pizza. French fries.

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When the brick coffin of a young woman from medieval Italy was opened after its discovery in 2010, two peculiar things stood out to the researchers: There was a perfect hole in the frontal bone of her skull, and between her pelvis and legs, there was a series of smaller bones belonging to a baby.

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In one video, a bearded young man sits with an inflatable penis on a shelf behind him and talks frankly about sexually transmitted infections. In another, a young Muslim woman comfortably delves into steps and options to consider should viewers ever think they're pregnant. In a third, a teenager who goes by "they" and "them" pronouns offers insights into the topic of gender identity.

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Color permeates all aspects of our lives. It shapes how we perceive the world, it's an essential part of our cultural identity, and it benefits our health and mind.

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The EPA has awarded the Virginia Tech researcher who first identified lead in water systems in Flint, Michigan, and Washington, DC, with a $1.9 million grant to study other American cities where lead-tainted water is suspected -- but where residents are struggling to get help from their governments.

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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 31 additional cases of E. coli illness Wednesday in the ongoing outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region.

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Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.

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The fate of 23-month-old Alfie Evans will be decided Wednesday by judges at the UK Court of Appeal where his parents are appealing a ruling made by the High Court on Tuesday to prevent the child from leaving the country for medical treatment.

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Dr. Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration, announced Tuesday a "blitz" on retailers for violations related to sales of Juul and other e-cigarettes to minors.

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The Food and Drug Administration says it is re-examining the safety of a medication that was approved despite concerns that not enough was known about the drug's risks.

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More than 150 hospitalizations, including four deaths, are related to synthetic cannabinoids laced with rat poison in the Illinois area, according to health officials.

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What does child care look like in other countries? Here is just a sampling of the child care options available to families around the world and how much such options cost.

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Mushrooms are often praised because of what they don't contribute to the diet, but that was selling them short. They are very healthy foods and could have medicinal properties.

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It took a devastating earthquake and ensuing tsunami to transform Misaki Tanaka's view of disaster relief and inspire her inner social entrepreneur.

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The world's first successful total penis and scrotum transplant was completed at Johns Hopkins Hospital on March 26, according to a news release issued Monday.

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