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Human testing to be done on whether technically dead can be revived

It sounds like something out of a sci-fi novel. But it just might be the future of trauma medicine.

Friday - 05/30/2014, 06:35am EDT

Tags: fda, death cure

Va. congressman wants all cosmetic animal testing banned

Mascara, shampoo and nail polish are just a few of the cosmetics that have to meet pretty stiff safety standards in the U.S.

Wednesday - 05/28/2014, 06:10am EDT

Tags: cosmetics, animal testing, Jim Moran

Tips and technologies for keeping skin safe in the summer sun

After a winter that would not end, the first big beach and pool weekend of the year is finally here. And that means it's time to slather on the sunscreen.

Friday - 05/23/2014, 02:35am EDT

Tags: sun, sunscreen,

Sunglasses are not an accessory -- they're a health necessity

It seems people who live in the D.C. area are really bad about wearing their shades.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 05:02am EDT

Tags: sunglasses, macular degeneration, Lindsay Smithen

ECHOworks helps those with disabilities find jobs

The local nonprofit group ECHO helps people with disabilities get job training and find work placement.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 05:13am EDT

Tags: ECHOworks, ECHO, dulles greenway, Drive for Charity,

'Mammovan' ready to screen for breast cancer

D.C. has the highest breast cancer death rate in the country, and leading the drive to save lives is a big white van with painted pink ribbons.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 02:48am EDT

Tags: mammovan, breast cancer,

For melanoma survivors, May 5 holds special significance

On average, one American dies from melanoma every hour.

Monday - 05/05/2014, 04:37am EDT

Tags: melanoma, Timna Understein, Andrea Morris, skin cancer

Think e-cigarettes are safer than ordinary cigarettes?

The makers of e-cigarettes claim they are a safer alternative to the real thing. But new research shows they are not danger free.

Sunday - 05/04/2014, 03:13pm EDT

Tags: e-cigarettes, Food and Drug Administration, Nicotine and Tobacco Research,

National History Museum's Dinosaur Hall closing for major renovation

The great Dinosaur Hall at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is getting a major facelift.

Sunday - 04/27/2014, 06:19pm EDT

Tags: Natural History Museum, Smithsonian, T-Rex,

Do violent video games make children violent?

A new study looks at whether children who play violent video games demonstrate more violent or aggressive behavior, longterm.

Friday - 04/25/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Tags: american academy of pediatrics, video games, children

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