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Watch: Scientists Engineer Lab-Grown Vaginas

Four women with a genetic condition took part in a ground-breaking study.

Ohio Soccer Player Is Dangerously 'Allergic' to Her Own Sweat

By the time Caitlin McComish was back in fall training at University of Toledo, she had gone into shock 17 times, always near the soccer field. She missed more than a month of school and couldn't leave her apartment.

Watch: Baby Can't Open Mouth in Medical Mystery

Video shows doctors assessing Wyatt Scott's ability to swallow.

Baby Can’t Open Mouth in Medical Mystery

The Scott family started a website to find out what's wrong with baby Wyatt.

NJ Mumps Victims Were Vaccinated, Officials Say

At least eight students have contacted the virus.

New Bill Aims to Curb Overzealous Photoshopping

Could this mark an end to overzealous photoshopping of models?

Watch: 8 Mumps Cases Reported at NJ College

Stevens Institute of Technology reports eight cases despite students having been fully vaccinated.

Lab Loses Thousands of Vials of Deadly SARS Virus

Vials containing SARS fragments not dangerous, but hint at vulnerability.

3 High-Tech Diets That Work

Experts say that dieters who include apps in their weight-loss efforts score greater success than those who don't. We asked three Health readers to each test a leading digital diet and report back.

Couple Applauds FDA Warning Against Hysterectomy Procedure

The FDA warns common surgical technique could lead to dangerous spread of cancer cells.

Group Grieving May Help Families Through South Korea Ferry Disaster

Heart-wrenching photos of families mourning loved ones lost in a South Korean ferry disaster capture what some experts say is a helpful process: group grieving.

Paralyzed Veteran Walks Again With Exo-Skeleton

An explosion paralyzed Kevin Ogilvie while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.

School Flier Counsels Kids Not to Rat Out Bullies

The school has apologized for passing out the ill-advised flier.

Conjoined Twins See Sunlight For the First Time

They were finally able to go outside, seven months after surgery.

Dying Boy Who Got Unapproved Drug Leaves Hospital

Josh Hardy was dying last month, but has now left the hospital.

Grieving Widow, Widower Discover Love Again on Internet Forum

"Marisa93" and "Jim C." who are engaged and have been living together in Miamisburg, Ohio, met on the website GRACE (Global Resource for Advancing Cancer Education), while their grief was still raw.

5 Steps to Avoid Getting 'Hangry'

Your energy is zapped, your stomach is rumbling, and your personality has transformed from level-headed and sweet to short-tempered and snippy. Your hunger has led to anger: You’re officially hangry. We’ve all been there, and it’s not pretty, but fortunately—for the sake of your relationships and social life—it can be avoided. Here are five rules for thwarting hunger-induced crankiness, and the binge that often follows.

UK Doctor: 'I'd Rather Have HIV Than Diabetes'

UK doctor draws controversy after penning op-ed comparing HIV to diabetes.

Digital Mirror Shows Users Their Internal Organs

Mirror may some day help patients prepare for surgery.

Watch: Digital Mirror Reveals Internal Organs

3D installation creates what your body might look like on the inside.

No Shots, No School Amid Ohio Mumps Outbreak

At least 224 people in Franklin and Delaware counties have contracted the virus.

Dangers of Vaccine Hesitancy Explained in 10 Tweets

Many parents hesitate to vaccinate their children because of safety concerns.

9 Real Solutions for Seasonal Allergies

To find solutions that actually work, we scoured the latest research. Here's what we found.

Why Your Spouse May Be 'Hangry' for a Fight

The link between marital discord and hunger pangs.

6 Food Labels That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

Misunderstanding these labels could be sabotaging your health.