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In praise of worrying: Why fretting can be good for you

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The bodies of ticks have been found encased in 99 million-year-old amber, entangled with dinosaur feathers and engorged with blood, showing ticks bit dinosaurs.

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Across the U.S., soaring use of opioids has forced tens of thousands of children from their homes, creating a generation of kids abandoned by addicted parents.

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Trying to make better choices? Skip the noodle joint (and the instant noodles) and serve up these ramen recipes that are healthy, homemade and delicious.

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Vigorous exercise can slow Parkinson's

Intense exercise can slow the progression of Parkinson's enough so that patients can notice the difference, researchers reported.

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