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Faith Drives A Father To Create A Test For Childhood Cancer

Noah Shaw was diagnosed with a potentially fatal cancer when he was just 4 months old. That didn't shake his father's faith in God. But it did drive him to try to invent an early cancer test.

Chemist Turns Software Developer After Son's Cancer Diagnosis

The parents of a young boy made a terrible discovery while looking through photographs they had taken of him as a baby. They noticed a white dot where a black pupil should have been.

Learning A New Skill Works Best To Keep Your Brain Sharp

Brain training has become a multimillion dollar industry. But if you want to improve your memory, don't waste your time and money on brain games. You'd be better off learning to quilt.

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You Had Me At Hello: The Science Behind First Impressions

Maybe it's really true that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. People judge a person's personality from the first word they speak, scientists say. Try it yourself with our quiz.

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Test First Before Going For Those Testosterone Supplements

It sounds so simple; slap on a testosterone patch and you're feeling young again. But for many men, the problem may really be obesity or diabetes. Here's how to know.

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