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What could be better than bread fresh from the oven? Or, a mile-high stack of pancakes for Sunday brunch? Believe it or not, these wheat-filled foods are nothing but trouble for a group of people with Celiac disease.

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Have you heard of autism? While you may have heard of this condition in the news, on a TV show or even know someone who is affected by it, you might not know exactly what it is.

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A recent study led by Dr. Melvyn Goodale at the University of Western Ontario investigated what brain regions are active during natural human echolocation. All of a sudden Daredevil's powers don't seem so far-fetched.

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On March 14, 2011, the provincial and territorial health ministries announced the creation of Canada’s first national and publically funded umbilical cord blood bank. 

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Yes! Timothy Ray Brown is cured of the human immunodeficiency virus, more commonly known as HIV. This is the first and only reported case in medical history where someone has been cured of this retrovirus.

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Red Bull, ROCKSTAR, 24-hour coffee shops—these products and amenities help us stay awake longer and delay sleep. But, they are contributing to the rising problem of sleep deprivation amongst teens.

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What role do environmental disasters play in the spread of disease?

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People trying to lose weight have a seemingly endless number of options. Many have jumped on the low-carb bandwagon with the Atkins diet. While these have been around for some time, people continue to ask: do low-carb diets actually work?

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“Natural healthproducts” are found everywhere from pharmacies to grocery shops and every otherstore in between. But what exactly are they? 

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Some people write with their right hand, others write with their left. Haveyou ever wondered about people that can write with both hands? These people are known as ambidextrous.

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