What's So Appealing About That New Baby Smell?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_6fe94f7ec6.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Ever heard someone holding a newborn saying, "You're just so cute I want to eat you up?" A new Canadian study shows newborn babies really do smell good -- especially to new moms -- and that expression may be rooted in biology. Scientists say newborn baby smells trigger a surge of dopamine that's similar to the response that comes when you satisfy a craving for food.

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Rabbi Ties Jewish Faith to Medical Marijuana

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_e2fb120031.jpg (Courtesy Jeffrey Kahn) (WASHINGTON) -- Rabbi Jeffrey Kahn spent his 30-year career educating others and helping to ease human suffering, leading Jewish congregations in Australia, Illinois, his hometown of Miami and New Jersey. Now, he is practicing his faith in a different line of work: Kahn runs a dispensary for medical marijuana. Call it a mitzvah -- or one of God's commandments.

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5 Things to Know About the Flu Shot

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_57a8eb17f1.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Back-to-school is nearly synonymous with flu season, which means sunburned noses are about to give way to runny noses rubbed raw from one too many tissues. Fortunately, the 2013-14 flu shot is already available, and this year it's better than ever, covering four strains of the virus instead of the usual three.

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Cause for Hope in Fight Against Childhood Cancer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_89386acd8b.jpgFuse/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Cancer is never an easy diagnosis but it is an especially hard blow when given to a child. Cancer is the leading cause of childhood death in the United States, with 13,500 new diagnoses each year, according to the American Cancer Institute.

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Five Things You Need to Know About E-Cigarettes

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-09_a3519190fd.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The electronic cigarette was invented in the 1960s, but it didn't really take off until a decade ago.  Currently, there are more than 250 brands of "e-cigarettes" available in such flavors as watermelon, pink bubble gum and Java, and in more colors than the iPhone 5C.

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