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Penn Study Claims Medical Marijuana Might Help Prevent Overdose Deaths

Medical marijuana can help ease patients’ pain, but apparently, it can also save lives.

20 hours ago

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Study: Fifty Shades Of…Unhealthy Behavior?

The Fifty Shades trilogy sent fans around the world into a tizzy, but could it also be resulting in risky behavior among women who have read the books? A new study says it’s a possibility.

08/25/2014

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Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy

Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.

08/18/2014

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Health: Local ALS Researchers Take Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge is going viral across social media and it’s led to a surge in donations for Lou Gehrig’s Disease research and awareness

08/12/2014

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Study: The Family You’re Born Into Often Determines Your Fate

That’s the sobering conclusion of a groundbreaking study out of Johns Hopkins University that followed nearly 800 kids over 25 years.

08/08/2014

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Silence Speaks Louder Than Words…Except When It Comes To Relationships

Silence might be killing your relationship.

08/06/2014

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Why Is Denmark So Happy? Genes, Study Says

A new study out of the U.K. claims genetics might determine a country’s collective happiness.

08/05/2014

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Study: Even Short, Slow Runs Could Help You Live Longer

According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.

07/30/2014

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Study: Kids Exposed To Religion Have A Harder Time Telling The Difference Between Reality And Fiction

New research claims children who are exposed to religion have more trouble differentiating between reality and fantasy in stories.

07/28/2014

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Study: Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes

The familiar knocking of knuckles spreads only one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does, researchers report.

07/28/2014

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Do Daughters Cause Divorce? Not So Fast, Researchers Say

If studies done in recent years are any indication, the answer might appear to be yes – research shows that marriages that produce firstborn daughters are statistically more likely to end in divorce – but the real question is, why?

07/25/2014

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Study: Is Owning A Dog The Secret To Feeling Younger?

According to new research out of Scotland, dog owners over 65 acted 10 years younger than their peers without pups.

07/18/2014

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Study: Friends Actually Are Family (Sort Of)

You might have even more in common with your friends than you think. In fact, you probably share some of the same genes.

07/16/2014

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Study: Stress, High-fat Meals Combine For Added Pounds

We all know too much stress can be bad for your health, but it can also be bad for your waistline.

07/14/2014

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Sorry, Carnivores: Study Claims You’re Doing Double The Damage To The Environment

Want to do something good for the environment? Put down the hamburger.

07/10/2014

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