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  • 5/8/2012
    A cow in California has recently been identified as having mad cow disease…leading once again to the question of just how safe are we.
  • 5/5/2012
    The latest fad among the teen set involves drinking an even more insidious "beverage" -- hand sanitizer. That's right. Kids are guzzling hand sanitizer in an attempt to get drunk.
  • 5/3/2012
    A new study finds that those who are accustomed to using several types of media at once may actually be better than the rest of us at integrating the data processed from more than one sense while executing a specific task.
  • 5/1/2012
    There is now evidence that predates our type of lifestyle by several millennia showing that man has always suffered from some of the same conditions that plague us today such as arthritis and heart disease.
  • 4/28/2012
    A recent study found that athletes score higher on tests of executive function compared to the population at large.
  • 4/26/2012
    The American Heart Association issued a statement saying that gum disease doesn't necessarily lead to heart problems. A study out of Taiwan, on the other hand, found that older adults cut their risk of heart attack and stroke dramatically by getting regular dental cleanings.
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    4/24/2012
    A new study has found that two or more servings of strawberries or blueberries a week lowers the risk of Parkinson's disease by close to 25 percent compared with individuals who consume berries less than once a month.
  • 4/21/2012
    New research suggests that senior citizens with too much extra weight may well be at higher risk of loss of dementia.
  • 4/19/2012
    Most modern nail polishes contain a trio of toxins -- formaldehyde, toluene and dibutyl phthalate -- that have been linked to cancer and birth defects.
  • 4/17/2012
    A new experimental medication, without the side effects associated with statin drugs, is being touted as a major advancement in lowering LDL, or bad, cholesterol levels.
  • 4/17/2012
    Deciding which healthy oil to use for the cooking task at hand can be a challenge. Here is a list of the healthiest oils along with their smoke points.
  • 4/14/2012
    A new study has found that there's a strong link between certain types of dental x-rays and a type of brain tumor called meningioma.
  • 4/12/2012
    A new study, conducted by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network, found that deaths from liver disease in England have jumped an astounding 25 percent in only an eight-year period.
  • 4/10/2012
    According to a new study, men believe that when women are wearing the color red, they are more interested in sex. And according to another study, women believe the same about men.
  • 4/7/2012
    Wellpoint Insurance has paired up with Memorial Sloan-Kettering Hospital in New York to use the IBM Watson supercomputer to help physicians working with cancer patients.
  • 4/5/2012
    According to a CDC study, for the first time in 40 years, the amount of preschoolers who have cavities has increased -- and not just one or two stray cavities, buit often approaching the double digits.
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    4/3/2012
    Scientists have discovered that men with male pattern baldness have a much greater quantity of prostaglandin D2 protein on their scalps, which may be a problem for women too.
  • 3/31/2012
    A new study reveals yet  that a hospital stay might incur significant cognitive decline -- merely because you were in the hospital. And the older you are, the greater the danger.
  • 3/29/2012
    Approximately one in three adults in France is overweight, and the rate is rising. Just between 2006 and 2009 the amount of overweight people in France rose by an astounding 11 percent, according to a 2009 study conducted by the National Health Research Institute.
  • 3/27/2012
    The latest research  has found that those with low levels of omega-3 fatty acids more frequently have trouble with their memories. The scientists determined that the omega-3 fatty acids may help to fight signs of aging in the brain.
  • 3/24/2012
    It's routine practice for drug companies to lavish gifts, lunches, research grants, samples, discounts, contributions, club memberships and more to physicians in order to sway them to prescribe their products and speak on their behalf.
  • 3/22/2012
    New research has foundthat when there is a shortage of women -- even if men just "think" there is a lack of local women --  men act more impulsively, especially when it comes to finances.
  • Oral HPV Infection
    3/20/2012
    New research has found that HPV can be carried within the mouth, and may be present there in approximately seven percent of Americans.
  • 3/17/2012
    According to a recent study,  most popular aids to smoking cessation, particularly Nicotine Replacement Therapies, are quite useless.
  • 3/15/2012
    Recent research has shown that social status does not necessarily confer class or translate to people who behave well. Members of the upper class tend to behave worse than anyone else.

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