A new study shows that IUD complication rates are no higher for teens than they are for adults. Skeptical about your teenage daughter’s choice to use an intrauterine device (IUD) as a form of birth control? New findings published in the May issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology might help put your mind at ease. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/children-iuds-deemed-safe-for-teens-040813
When lab rats are jonesing for a fix, they’ll consume cocaine even when they know they’ll receive a painful electric shock to the foot. Similar to addicted humans, drug-dependent rats continue to use, regardless of the consequences. http://www.healthline.com/health-news/mental-laser-light-cure-cocaine-addiction-040513
A paper by NASA researchers projects that nuclear power has prevented more air pollution-related deaths than would have come from burning fossil fuels, but one of its authors stepped down from his NASA post.