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  • 10/31/2013
    A large study out of Israel has discovered a link between carrying excess weight during the teenage years and facing twice the risk of developing esophageal cancer years later in comparison to peers who had maintained a normal weight as teens.
  • 10/29/2013
    Research has determined that men who exercise consistently are more likely to have a sperm count that is higher than average as compared to men who are not regular exercisers.
  • 10/26/2013
    Hawaiian comedian Rap Reiplinger does a sketch in which he teaches viewers how to cook chicken (see below). The main ingredient, other than the chicken, is wine. Reiplinger explains throughout the routine that the wine must be "not too sweet, not too rancid--but just right." At every step, of course, he takes swigs to make sure the wine is, in fact, "just right."
  • genetic marital happiness
    10/24/2013
    A recent study found that a gene known as 5-HTTLPR may hold the key to whether we will be happy in a long-term marriage.
  • 10/22/2013
    The push to restore the Asperger's diagnosis gained some scientific weight recently when a study found significant differences between the EEGs of children with Asperger's VS children who had autism
  • 10/19/2013
    New research has found that when you look at a photograph of a food numerous times, it begins to quash your desire for that type of food.
  • 10/17/2013
    According to complaints lodged with Apple's support website, the iOS 7 update for the iPhone and iPad produces significant motion sickness in some users.
  • 10/15/2013
    New research has found that dishwashers, and to some extent certain other household appliances, often harbor fungi that can sicken or even kill us.
  • 10/12/2013
    A recent study found a link between eating peanut butter frequently and a reduced risk of benign breast disease years later.
  • 10/10/2013
    A new study out of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, just published in the "American Journal of the College of Cardiology," claims that statins may help to reduce periodontal disease
  • 10/8/2013
    Research has found that that married cancer patients have a 20 percent lower risk of dying from the condition than those who are single.
  • 10/5/2013
    According to new research, approximately 10 percent of high school seniors report knocking back 10 alcoholic drinks or more in a sitting.
  • 10/3/2013
    Both Burger King and McDonald's are moving to make their menus healthier, and you can be sure these moves don't come as a result of soul-searching on the part of the burger executives.
  • 10/1/2013
    New research has discovered that those who can move along with musical rhythm have more consistent responses to speech than those who have trouble keeping the beat.
  • 9/28/2013
    The CDC has just officially announced that the overuse of antibiotics may lead to disastrous consequences. Already a minimum of 23,000 people die directly from antibiotic-resistant infections each year.
  • 9/26/2013
    There appears to be an association between using certain common prescription painkillers shortly after conception and having a child with birth defects.
  • 9/24/2013
    Dips in estrogen may have a major influence on the weight men often put on in middle age, very similar to the effect they are known to have on women's bodies.
  • Too much fitness and exercise
    9/21/2013
    Some people exercise so much that, according to studies, they might actually be risking their health.
  • 9/19/2013
    According to a new study, when the team a community loves loses a game, many fans react by eating food loaded with calories and saturated fat.
  • Lying While Texting Increases Stress and Anxiety
    9/17/2013
    There is some evidence that those who lie while sending a digital message tend to respond more slowly and edit their words more carefully.
  • Broccoli is Helpful for Natural Anti Aging
    9/14/2013
    A new study has found that one of the components of broccoli, known as sulforaphane, may be helpful in preventing or slowing the progression of osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis.
  • Less Poultry Inspection Could Compromise a Healthy Immune System
    9/12/2013
    The USDA has proposed that it be allowed to radically cut back on the number of chicken inspectors stationed at poultry processing plants, while at the same time allowing plants to speed up production.
  • Music has a direct effect on stress and anxiety while driving
    9/10/2013
    New research has discovered that listening to soothing songs can calm drivers and prevent an episode of road rage from occurring.
  • Your balanced diet shouldn't include washed chicken
    9/7/2013
    Drexel University has launched a "Don't Wash Your Chicken" campaign, setting up a website full of videos making the point.
  • natural health remedies for oral health
    9/5/2013
    Research has found that those with dental health issues are at higher risk for developing an oral infection with the human papilloma virus (HPV) and subsequent oral cancer.

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