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Doctors are curing blindness from a boat

A team of doctors from Israel and beyond sailed to Papua New Guinea to fix the eyes and teeth of locals, many of whom had never seen a doctor before.

Demi Lovato is taking her struggle with mental illness to the small screen

The actress, who has spoken out about bipolar disorder and substance abuse, is producing a new documentary.

Your sibling is helping you become a better person, science confirms

A new study shows that children whose younger brothers and sisters are kind, warm and supportive grow up to be more empathetic.

American dancer in Israel empowers women with DanceFit

'I have never had the same feeling of elation as I do when I dance," said Dorothy Eisdorfer.

5 reasons we're glad Mary-Claire King is on the earth

She's a legendary geneticist who's made huge breakthroughs in breast cancer. Where would we be without her?

Do you make better decisions in another language?

A surprising study shows how your brain may process information differently.

Do best friends have the same brain activity?

According to new research from Dartmouth College, our friends are more similar to us than we thought.

Diets are getting very personal, and a new book explains why

The authors say eating according to your body's blood sugar is the best way to control weight.

Here's what happens to your brain when you see someone's face for the first time

We scan some faces differently than others. A new Hebrew University study shows us how, and why.

Science just discovered exactly what meditative breathing does to your brain

We all know stress does a number on your well-being. A new study shows that conscious breathing really does change how your brain works.

A new way to lose weight without worrying about the scale

Behavioral economist Dan Ariely developed a new kind of scale that uses science, not numbers, to help you lose weight.

Why you should eat breakfast before 9:30

A new study adds weight to the importance of not skipping your morning meal.

How 2 guys from Georgia pranked international media to save the planet

Their weird-looking device promised to turn dirty air into oxygen on your face. It was a groundbreaking invention. It just wasn't real.

Why you should think twice before bringing holiday stress to work

This time of year, it's so easy to project your stress onto colleagues. A new study shows just how damaging that is – and how to stop.

Science confirms: A sleep-deprived driver is just as dangerous as a drunk one

New study shows too little sleep influences the brain the same way too much alcohol does.

Can a hyperbaric chamber treat football players' head injuries?

New study offers promising conclusions to concussion-plagued athletes who face cognitive problems after their careers end.