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Aug 24, 2015

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'Virtual reality' treatment shows promise for alcoholism

A form of "virtual reality" therapy might help treat alcohol addiction, suggests a preliminary study from South Korea.  The study involved only 10 patients with alcohol dependence. But senior researcher Dr.

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Jun 25, 2015

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Worried You Have An STD? This App Helps You Quietly Find Out

You can use an app to buy a new dress, rent a room or pay your bills. Now, you can use an app to discreetly find out if you have a sexually transmitted disease. It's a little more complicated than shaking your phone like a Magic 8 Ball, but just a little. And, for now, only California residents can...

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