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Study: Contraceptives Could Be Linked To Rare Brain Tumor

Researchers say use of birth control pills or other hormonal contraceptives did seem to up the risk for glioma, and that risk appeared to rise with duration of use; however, the findings should be taken with a grain of salt.

01/23/2015

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Study: Eating More Whole Grains Could Save Your Life

Looking to start 2015 off by eating healthy? You might want to pick up some whole grains, such as oatmeal.

01/12/2015

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Study: Early Episodes Of Intense Guilt Might Predict Future Bouts Of Depression

If you tend to feel intense guilt over things that happened in your past – and replay them over and over in your mind – you might want to read this.

01/06/2015

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Health: Study Finds Using Light-Emitting Electronic Devices Before Bedtime Could Be Keeping You Awake Longer

Many of us spend hours in front of our electronic devices in the evening hours. Now, a new study finds that could be the reason you’re not getting enough sleep.

12/22/2014

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Health: New Research Says Men Get Sicker With The Flu Than Women

The flu season is ramping up and many are predicting it’s going to be a rough one, partially because the flu vaccine is less effective this year. And new research says it could be especially bad for men. It says men actually get sicker than women and suffer more.

12/16/2014

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Canadian Researchers Claim Potato Extract Could Prevent Obesity

While watching your intake is good, you might not want to completely skip the spuds just yet.

12/10/2014

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Study: Vegetarians Usually Revert To Eating Meat

That’s the takeaway from new research conducted by the Humane Research Council.

12/05/2014

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Harvard Study Claims NJ, Pa. Among Most Corrupt States In The Country

The research, which took an unconventional approach and interviewed reporters in each state about perceived corruption in each branch of government, was published earlier this month.

12/05/2014

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Study: Your Obsession With Your Smartphone Is Hurting Your Relationship

Smartphones have officially become the third wheel in many relationships.

12/04/2014

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Study: Sunscreen Can Affect Male Fertility

Sunscreen. It’s just another thing to add to the list of products that could be affecting human fertility.

12/02/2014

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Health: Toy Related Injuries Increasing

New research from Nationwide Children’s Hospital shows injuries related to toys have increased nearly 40 percent in the past two decades.

12/01/2014

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Study: Kids As Young As 2 Take Pleasure In The Misfortune Of Others

If you’ve ever found yourself smirking when your annoying co-worker gets yelled at by the boss or felt a pang of satisfaction when that high school bully suddenly gained 50 pounds, relax.

12/01/2014

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Earlier School Start Times Result In Higher Crash Rates For Teen Drivers

New research out of Virginia has some disturbing news for the parents of teenage drivers.

11/24/2014

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Study: Some States Are Fatter Than We Thought

According to CBS News, new research looked at doctors’ measurements of height and weight rather than asking people to self-report, which had been done in the past.

11/24/2014

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Study Claims Men Really Are Better At Navigating Than Women

Cue the misogynistic jokes: A new study claims men really might be better than women with directions.

11/19/2014

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