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Penn Study: Omega-3 Could Reduce Antisocial And Aggressive Behavior In Kids

While researchers say their work is still in the early stages, they also say it provides “reason to further examine omega-3’s role as a potential early intervention for antisocial behavior.”

05/11/2015

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Study Claims Key To Fighting Drug-resistant Bacteria Could Be On Top Of Your Pancakes

While the scientists say more clinical trials are needed, they also say their findings are encouraging because they “suggest a potentially simple and effective approach for reducing antibiotic usage.”

05/06/2015

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YMCAs Across The Country Host Program To Help Prevent The ‘Summer Slide’

The American Academy of Pediatrics just released a study that claims kids are not only vulnerable to forgetting what they learned in school, but also to weight gain.

04/23/2015

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Study Shows No Link Between Autism And Vaccines

Scientists found the MMR vaccine was not associated with an increased risk – even if the child’s siblings have autism.

04/22/2015

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Study Claims Snoring And Sleep Apnea Linked To Memory Loss

Those with breathing problems like snoring and sleep apnea were diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment about 10 years earlier than people who did not have sleep-related breathing problems.

04/16/2015

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Study: Acetaminophen Does More Than Just Dull Pain

Researchers at Ohio State University found that acetaminophen not only dulls pain but reduces positive emotions.

04/15/2015

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Study: Silver Screen Depictions Of Alcohol Could Impact Teen Drinking Habits

Teens frequently exposed to movies featuring liquor consumption were apparently twice as likely to have alcohol-related problems in real life.

04/13/2015

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Study: Babies Learn Best When They’re Surprised

“The infants’ behaviors are not merely reflexive responses to the novelty of surprising outcomes but instead reflect deeper attempts to learn about aspects of the world that failed to accord with expectations,” said Aimee Stahl, the study’s lead author.

04/03/2015

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Study: Power Naps Significantly Improve Memory Performance

According to a team of researchers from Saarland University in Germany, an hour long nap can greatly improve memory performance.

03/26/2015

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Study: Trust Grows With Age

Perhaps it’s time to rethink the stereotype of the cranky old man.

03/24/2015

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No Surprises Here: Study Claims The Most Addictive Foods Are Just What You Thought

The researchers say this study is a step towards identifying specific foods that can trigger an addictive response.

02/25/2015

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Study: ‘Skunk Marijuana’ Associated With Higher Risk Of Developing Psychotic Disorder

The research, out of King’s College in London, reveals that nearly a quarter of new cases of psychotic disorders are linked with the use of “high potency ‘skunk-like’ cannabis.”

02/17/2015

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Health: New Study On Successful Online Dating Finds Certain Words Are More Likely To Lead To Love, Others Are A Turn-Off

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new study on successful online dating. Certain words are more likely to lead to love, others are a turn-off – the Internet’s ABC’s of love.

02/13/2015

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Health: New Research On One Thing You Do At Night That Could Derail Your Diet

The one thing you do at night that could derail your diet, there’s new research on the sleep connection.

02/05/2015

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