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Aging, Longevity and Health in the News

Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosis
A test that can detect the stickiness of a key protein molecule could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests.

Zika hides in vagina, baby's bloodstream
More surprises from the world of Zika research this week: The virus can hide in vaginal tissue and the bloodstream of infected infants much longer than anyone expected, with dangerous consequences.

How did Lucy, our early human ancestor, die 3 million years ago?
When Lucy, the world's most well-known fossil, was discovered sticking out of a shallow Ethiopian stream bed in 1974, she provided new insight about life for early human ancestors 3.18 million years ago. The image of her skeleton -- which is estimated to be 40% complete and considered the best representation of her species, Australopithecus afarensis -- became iconic.

'Blue family' steps up for son of fallen cop on first day of school
This 4-year-old boy lost his police officer father two weeks ago. So fellow officers made sure he wasn't alone on his first day of school.

This photo of a couple saying goodbye is breaking hearts
A photo posted online showing an elderly couple holding hands and crying has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. The reason is heartbreaking.


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Playing With a Concussion Doubles Recovery Time
New research showing that young athletes heal faster if they leave a game after a head injury discourages playing through pain.

Well: Rethinking the Use of Hormones to Ease Menopause Symptoms
Studies suggest that the benefits of short-term treatment to control menopausal symptoms outweigh the risks ? as long as it is started at or near menopause.

A Guide to Help Pregnant Women Reduce Their Zika Risk
Think long and hard before heading to or staying in South Florida, use repellent, and make it harder for mosquitoes to breed.

Well: Alexi Pappas Shares Secrets From the Olympic Village
Eating bacon with Katie Ledecky, hair salons, late-night romance and condom dispensers ? runner Alexi Pappas shares her diary of life in the Olympic Village.

The New Health Care: Surprisingly Little Evidence for the Accepted Wisdom Abo...
Many of the things we?re told to do for our dental health aren?t supported by systematic reviews.

An Epidemic of ?Dead Eyes? in Kashmir as India Uses Pellet Guns on Protesters
The nonlethal weapon employed by Indian security forces to disperse crowds since early July can cause ghastly damage, often blinding victims, some of them children.

California Judge Rejects Request to Suspend Assisted Suicide Law
The law, which took effect on June 9, will not be blocked now, but the judge agreed to allow a lawsuit challenging the measure to go forward.

Ties: Everyone Remembers Their First Bike
My daughter?s bike was a symbol of independence and growing up, the freedom of wheels that I hadn?t had at her age.

Same-sex couple sues N.J. over fertility health coverage law
A lesbian couple in New Jersey says they were unfairly prevented from getting health insurance coverage for infertility treatments. The married women are now suing over the very specific way the state law defines infertility. Elaine Quijano speaks to the couple about their painful experiences trying to have a child.

The Dish: Chef Michael Chernow
Chef Michael Chernow got his start working in restaurants as a teenager. In 2009, the lifelong New Yorker and his childhood friend, Daniel Holzman, opened their first "The Meatball Shop" in New York City. Five more locations followed, and now, Chernow is bringing local seafood to the city with his new restaurant, "Seamore's." Chef Chernow joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to share his story and signature dishes.

Judge won't block strict child vaccination law in California
State requires all schoolchildren be vaccinated and is one of the strictest in nation for eliminating exemptions based on religious, personal beliefs

Doctors puzzled by baby born with Zika virus
Eight-week-old Micaela is a medical mystery. She was exposed to the Zika virus in the womb, and was born with slight damage to one eye and stiffness on one side of her body. Now doctors are working to determine her prognosis. David Begnaud reports.

8/26: FDA: All blood donations should be tested for Zika; WWII vet runs 3,000...
The FDA took an extraordinary step Friday, ordering all U.S. blood banks to begin screening for Zika; Ernie Andrus is 93 years old and just finished a three-year run across the country.

Mold Threatens to Leave More Flooded Louisianans Homeless
Doctors and government health officials alike say mold removal is best done by licensed contractors, because the danger to homeowners is just too great.

Can I Ever Get Pregnant? Your Questions About Zika
There are new recommendations on pregnancy, sex and the risk of Zika virus.


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Playing With a Concussion Doubles Recovery Time
New research showing that young athletes heal faster if they leave a game after a head injury discourages playing through pain.

Well: Rethinking the Use of Hormones to Ease Menopause Symptoms
Studies suggest that the benefits of short-term treatment to control menopausal symptoms outweigh the risks ? as long as it is started at or near menopause.

A Guide to Help Pregnant Women Reduce Their Zika Risk
Think long and hard before heading to or staying in South Florida, use repellent, and make it harder for mosquitoes to breed.

Well: Alexi Pappas Shares Secrets From the Olympic Village
Eating bacon with Katie Ledecky, hair salons, late-night romance and condom dispensers ? runner Alexi Pappas shares her diary of life in the Olympic Village.

The New Health Care: Surprisingly Little Evidence for the Accepted Wisdom Abo...
Many of the things we?re told to do for our dental health aren?t supported by systematic reviews.

An Epidemic of ?Dead Eyes? in Kashmir as India Uses Pellet Guns on Protesters
The nonlethal weapon employed by Indian security forces to disperse crowds since early July can cause ghastly damage, often blinding victims, some of them children.

California Judge Rejects Request to Suspend Assisted Suicide Law
The law, which took effect on June 9, will not be blocked now, but the judge agreed to allow a lawsuit challenging the measure to go forward.

Ties: Everyone Remembers Their First Bike
My daughter?s bike was a symbol of independence and growing up, the freedom of wheels that I hadn?t had at her age.

Even a Little Exercise May Help Stave Off Dementia
Sedentary seniors more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

Early Virus Raises Asthma Risk in Certain Kids
Infants with a particular gene variant appear more vulnerable after infection


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Like Tens of Millions of Matchsticks, California?s Dead Trees Stand Ready to ...
A complex convergence of factors ? the drought, bark beetles, a pathogen spreading sudden oak death, and human failings ? has devastated huge, breathtaking forest areas.

Matter: A 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: Did Lucy Fall From a Tree?
A team of scientists recently concluded that Lucy, a hominid whose skeleton was discovered in 1974, died from a long fall ? but their study has divided experts.

Trilobites: You Say Tomato, These Moths Say Dinner
Tomato crops worldwide are being ravaged by a moth no larger than an eyelash. It was introduced to Europe in 2006 via a container of infested tomatoes



































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