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Siblings reveal clues to autism

In families where two children have been diagnosed with autism, siblings don’t often share the same gene changes.

Many breast cancer patients lack info

Many women with breast cancer lack basic knowledge about their disease.

E-cigarettes’ high levels of formaldehyde

Vapor produced by e-cigarettes can contain a high level of formaldehyde — a carcinogen.

‘Text neck’ can wreck your spine

Staring at a smartphone for hours can increase the weight on your spine.

Can your doctor use your health data?

Technology startups are actively trying to insert their products into the doctor’s office.

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