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Teen female driver looking at her cell phone while driving. (Photo: Getty Images)

Teen Driving

Keeping Your Teen Safe Behind the Wheel A tragic trio of inexperience, strong emotions and distractions combines to make vehicle crashes the leading cause of death and disability among American teenagers.   Beverly Shirk, a pediatric trauma coordinator at Penn Sta
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A woman stares out a window. Behind her, in the foreground, a glass of wine sits next to a bottle. (Photo: Getty Images)

Bad Genes

More Genes Found with Link to Addictions Many human diseases, such as tobacco and alcohol addictions, are heritable. Until now, little has been known about what genetic factors contribute to these addictions, and if they put people at risk of inheriting other medical conditions.
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Summer, with hot temperatures and increased light, might not be good for your sleep. (Photo: Alamy)

Summer Slumber

Are You Hurting Your Sleep This Summer? Summer is the season of barbecues, beach trips and some of the simplest joys of life, but if you are not careful, it can also be the enemy of sleep. The ideal temperature for sleep is between 60-67 degrees Fahrenheit, according to the
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