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  • 12/30/2010
    People who smoke cigarettes might actually increase their risk of developing colon cancer by eating a larger quantity of fruit and vegetables.
  • 12/28/2010
    New research indicates that people who eat lots of dark green and orange vegetables outlive their peers by a huge margin.
  • 12/23/2010
    Researchers have learned that there are taste receptors not only in our mouths, but in our lungs as well.
  • 12/21/2010
    Research has established a link between smoking and the development of dementia in later years.
  • 12/18/2010
    Studies show that the oldest child in a family typically scores higher on IQ tests than the children born after him or her.
  • 12/16/2010
    Studies show that 25% of overweight subjects rated their weight as normal. 70% of the obese and 40% of the morbidly obese subjects considered themselves merely overweight.
  • 12/14/2010
    Recent research shows there is definitely a genetic factor to political leanings.
  • 12/11/2010
    Research shows that small reductions in an overweight child's body mass index (BMI) are likely to yield big improvements in blood pressure.
  • 12/9/2010
    Rinderpest, a deadly malady that would strike cattle, yaks, water buffalo, and other similar animals, is no more.
  • 12/8/2010
    New research shows that taking a moderately-paced walk for between 30 and 45 minutes daily increases the amount of immune system cells present in the body.
  • 12/7/2010
    Researchers have discovered that a patient's own stem cells can be put to work to restart insulin production in those with Type 1 diabetes.
  • 12/4/2010
    Cone-beam CT scanners provide three-dimensional images of the teeth, roots, jaw, and skull -- a much higher doses of radiation.
  • 12/2/2010
    A new study out of the United Kingdom has shown that loud background noise can actually affect the way we taste things, lessening our sensitivity to the flavor.
  • 11/30/2010
    According to fetal origins scientists, everything your mother did while you were in her womb affects you throughout the rest of your life.
  • 11/23/2010
    The latest research out of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, shows that brain circuitry is improved by exercise.
  • 10/26/2010
    Researchers from Ohio State University have found a definitive method for reducing garlic breath: drinking milk.
  • 10/21/2010
    Wouldn't it turn the world upside down if people discovered that prostitutes, drug users, and explosive populations weren't the catalyst for rapidly growing instances of HIV? How would people react if they found out that doctors might ultimately be responsible for the rapid spread of HIV?
  • 10/19/2010
    A new magnesium study recently published by doctors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill suggests that getting enough magnesium could help you ward off diabetes.
  • 10/16/2010
    The Miracle Mineral Supplement has been marked as a toxic substance by the FDA and the Food Standards Agency in the United Kingdom.
  • 10/14/2010
    Studies have found that as income rises, happiness improves up to an income of about $75,000.
  • 10/12/2010
    "We're number one! We're number one!" Never to be outdone, the English language, led by the United States, is leading the Fat Pack. According to the latest Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development report, six of the seven highest ranking countries for obesity are English-speaking nations. Here's the official score:
  • 10/9/2010
    According to a recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, only 26% of the adult population eats its vegetables.
  • 10/7/2010
    I love marketing reframes. For years, one of my favorites was the pork industry's, "Pork, the other white meat" campaign, which equated pork to chicken -- only to run smack dab into the bird-flu scare. A quick reframe at that point gave us, "Pork, it's not chicken," only to run into the "Swine" flu epidemic, which led to, "Pork, the meat of kings."
  • 10/5/2010
    A company called Zeltiq markets a high-tech device that sucks in the fat-bearing parts of the skin, then cools the skin down, freezing the fat cells below. Presto.
  • 10/2/2010
    A new study by University of Michigan researcher, Dr. John M. Hollingsworth, indicates that many physicians are seeking alternative revenue sources, and that includes operating outpatient surgery centers. The study's researches paid particular attention to surgery for kidney stone removal, asking whether the number of surgeries performed increased as a result of this practice.