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‘Binge-watching’ TV Shows Could Be A Sign Of Mental Illness

If you’ve ever wondered whether those Sundays you spent binge-watching Downton Abbey or Homeland are a sign of something more serious, stop and take a breath: They might be.

23 hours ago

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Study: Does Your Zip Code Affect How Much You Pay For Car Insurance?

According to a study done by Carinsurance.com, the answer is yes.

01/28/2015

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Penn State Study Reveals Memory Might Be Even More Selective Than Previously Thought

If you’re like many people, you might read an entire book or sit through a whole television show only to realize you recall basically nothing about it.

01/23/2015

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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: Men And Women Have Different Views On Infidelity

It’s no secret that men and women see some things very differently, and a new study seems to back that up when it comes to infidelity.

01/15/2015

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Study: Fast Food Consumption Linked To Poor Academic Growth

Put down the cheeseburger: New research shows kids who eat fast food regularly perform worse in school than children who don’t.

01/13/2015

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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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Temple University Taking Part In Study That Uses Stem Cells To Help Patients With End Stage Heart Failure

The nationwide study Temple University is taking part in is for people who have no other treatment options available and their heart is failing.

01/04/2015

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Study: Binge Drinking Wreaks Havoc On Your Immune System

Binge drinking could be making you sick – but not in the way you think.

12/30/2014

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Study: A College Staple Could Apparently Kill You

A new study links instant noodles, like ramen, with cardiometabolic syndrome, which raises a person’s risk for developing things like heart disease and diabetes.

12/22/2014

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New Survey Takes A Look At What Makes Local College Students Stick Around After Graduation

Campus Philly president Deborah Diamond says a lot of elements figure in to that decision — with job prospects, restaurants and nightlife, and public transportation the top three. But another factor really jumps out.

12/15/2014

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Study: The Dirtiest Thing You Touch Each Day Is Probably Not The Toilet Seat

Germs are everywhere, but nine everyday things you touch may be dirtier than your toilet seat according to a new study.

12/14/2014

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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: Stress Causes Aging — Even In Teens And Pre-teens

Researchers say they looked at 97 healthy 10- to 14-year-old girls with either a maternal history of depression or no history of the disorder.

12/09/2014

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