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Brett Favre: Memory lapse 'put a little fear in me'

It can happen to anybody -- forgetting your glasses are on the top of your head, or not remembering a loved one's birthday after celebrating it for decades. Most of us simply laugh off these short memory lapses.

Definition of 'term' pregnancy changing

-- In light of recent research showing that each week of gestation affects newborn health, a leading doctors' group is redefining when a pregnancy is considered "term."

For the first time, FDA addresses pet food safety

For the first time, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make animal feed and pet food sold in the United States safer.

FDA aims to tighten control of hydrocodone

One person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose in the United States.

Shaped by sharks: Five designs inspired by ocean predators

If you could harness the power of any animal, what would it be? The speed of a cheetah? The dexterity of a spider? What about the eyesight of an eagle? It's not as close to science fiction as you may think.

Titan Arm: Bionic bicep gives you the strength of Hercules

In the past, if you wanted to be able to be able to lift more weight you would have to spend months bulking up at the gym.

This is what Instagram ads will look like

Instagram is easing users into ads with a first look at what the paid posts will look like.

Definition of 'term' pregnancy changing

In light of recent research showing that each week of gestation affects newborn health, a leading doctors' group is redefining when a pregnancy is considered "term."

Teacher's assistant accidently sends nude photos to entire class

A teacher's assistant at the University of Iowa got a lot of unwanted attention after accidentally sending nude pictures of herself to her students.

Toddlers raped, murdered in crime-ridden township

Two little girls, full of life and loved by their families were kidnapped, raped and murdered. This horrible incident happened in a crime-ridden Township in Johannesburg, South Africa.