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NEW YORK (AP) — Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new study suggests they also gain 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside...
NEW YORK (AP) — A new study suggests that fatherhood often comes with a weight gain of 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside expert said it is provocative work and should...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before there was Molly there was the quaalude, the most popular party drug of the 1970s. It was also, as we now know, the one Bill Cosby kept on hand to give to young women he wanted to have sex with. In 10-year-old testimony uncovered this week, Cosby said he...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing a convention of veterans and taking questions from Jon Stewart of "The Daily Show," as concerns run high about Iran, veterans' care and a shooting rampage against U.S. Marines. Obama will travel to Pittsburgh to speak to the...
An 18-year-old French teen born with the AIDS virus has had her infection under control and nearly undetectable despite stopping treatment 12 years ago — an unprecedented remission, doctors are reporting. The teen might have some form of natural resistance to HIV that hasn't yet...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent. But you can't take that to the bank:...
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania is tapping into the Dracula legend, offering concert-goers free tickets in exchange for their blood. The campaign is part of a push to increase blood donations in a country where only 1.7 percent of the people donate blood. Adrian Chereji,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare says its computerized fraud prevention system worked like a cybercharm last year, identifying $454 million in problematic payments and generating a financial return for the taxpayer of $10 for every dollar spent. But you can't take that to the bank:...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — One university's effort to poach a star faculty member at another Southern California university has devolved into a legal battle that some fear may impede Alzheimer's disease research. The University of California, San Diego, has filed a lawsuit over last...