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Alphabet’s health division gets FDA clearance to test EKG smartwatch feature

Largest US twin study probes whether nature or nurture makes us sick

Journalist Rose George explains the mysteries of blood

Poop research might get a more polite name

New therapist guidelines receive criticism for claim that traditional masculinity harms men

New smartphone app can detect overdoses and call for help

How we know the oldest person who ever lived wasn’t faking her age

Why doctors are worried about the Apple Watch EKG

Withings’ new smartwatch has an EKG sensor to compete with the Apple Watch

As tech companies move into health care, here’s what to watch in 2019

Why we don’t have a hangover cure yet

Big tobacco just spent $12.8 billion to get a taste of Juul

New study finds that marijuana can reprogram sperm genes

It’s getting easier to get FDA clearance — just ask Natural Cycles

What it means that the Surgeon General now calls vaping an ‘epidemic’

Teens are turning away from cigarettes and alcohol and toward vaping

Is vaping better than smoking? Scientists studied pee to find out

Why we might want the school day to start later

Machine learning could help figure out what pooped on your produce

Apple releases new Beddit sleep tracker

A history of body horrors from distended scrotums to exploding teeth

The problem with studies saying phones are bad for you

What marijuana does to your sex life

Growing hemp is about to be legal for the first time in nearly a century

Flawed DNA editing of alleged ‘designer babies’ may have put their health at risk

The Apple Watch Series 4’s electrocardiogram feature is reportedly coming with watchOS 5.1.2

Amazon will reportedly sell software that reads medical records

Romaine lettuce from California linked to E. coli outbreak

If someone wants to create gene-edited babies, who would stop them?

Woman rejected for transplant told to raise money via ‘fundraising effort’

Why the future of marijuana farming could be craft weed

Juul’s nicotine salts are dominating the market — and other companies want in