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Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 09:16 AM EDT

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite effect, a veterinary research team announced Monday.

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2015 at 07:19 AM EDT

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be at a disadvantage in developing important academic skills, NBC News reported.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 09:42 PM EDT

Specialized Physical Therapy Helps Workers Get Back on the Job

Specialized Physical Therapy Helps Workers Get Back on the Job

A new type of physical therapy center provides specialized treatment to help injured workers get back on the job.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 07:01 PM EDT

Mental Illness and Flying: Should You Be Nervous?

Mental Illness and Flying: Should You Be Nervous?

Dr. Risa Fishman of Medstar Washington discusses mental illness after authorities said the co-pilot in the fatal Germanwings crash hid a mental illness from his employer.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 03:45 PM EDT

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

Boy With Rare Disorder Asks Supporters to Wear Yellow Before Operation

A 5-year-old boy with an immune disorder is asking people to wear yellow, his favorite color, on the day of his second bone marrow transplant on March 27.

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 04:20 PM EDT

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Pepsi Takes Back No. 2 Spot From Diet Coke

Americans bought less soda for the 10th straight year in 2014, with diet sodas shrinking more than their sugary counterparts, according to a report released Thursday. And the poor performance of diet sodas in...

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