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Study: As College Progresses, Students More Likely To Have Sex & Less Likely To Use Condoms When Hooking Up

Between freshman and senior year, sex during a hookup becomes nearly twice as likely, while condom use drops about 40% between freshman and sophomore year.

10/22/2014

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When It Comes To Marriage, The Bigger The Ring, The Higher The Risk Of Divorce

Diamonds might last forever, but spending a lot on one doesn’t mean your marriage will.

10/10/2014

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Study: Want To Learn Something? Spark Your Curiosity First

Whether it’s psychology or art history, you learn better when you’re curious about something — anything — before hitting the books.

10/06/2014

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2 Local Professors’ Research Finds Teens Having “Sex Parties” Is Mostly Just An Urban Legend

It’s a sign of the times, stories of sexual misbehavior by seemingly a whole generation of young people. The good news is, say two local researchers, that it’s largely not true.

10/05/2014

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Rutgers Study Says Training Might Enable Babies To Learn To Speak Earlier In Life

The Rutgers study reveals that four-month-old babies can be trained to recognize sounds and improve their ability to develop language at an earlier age.

10/02/2014

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When It Comes To Sex, The Age Of A Man’s Preferred Partner Is Exactly What You Thought It Would Be

The stereotypical image of the “sugar daddy,” an older male paired with a beautiful young woman, might actually be more realistic than you think – at least if men had it their way.

09/29/2014

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Study: Delay The Dreaded Middle School Years

New research suggests delaying middle school might help girls remain free of body image issues until at least slightly later in life.

09/24/2014

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Study: Red Wine Prevents Cavities

It might turn your teeth blue, but it turns out red wine actually prevents cavities.

09/23/2014

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Just Like Humans, Some Dogs May Be Innately Pessimistic

According to new research out of Australia’s University of Sydney, some dogs are actually more of the glass half-empty type.

09/22/2014

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Taking 5-Minute Walks Every Hour Could Counteract Damage Done By Sitting

Let’s face it: Sitting all day is terrible for you.

09/12/2014

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Study: Despite The Head-tilt, Your Dog Doesn’t Care What You Have To Say

In fact, your dog has something to tell you: Less talking, more petting.

09/09/2014

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Attached To Your Phone? You Might Be Addicted

Can’t tear yourself away from your smartphone? A new study claims you could be addicted.

09/04/2014

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Study: Kids Eat Healthier Foods On School Days

Easing back into the school year could also mean easy back into eating healthy for many children.

09/03/2014

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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.

08/27/2014

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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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