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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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Study: Obese Workers Have Less Endurance On The Job

Those who fell into the obese categories had 40% less endurance on average than those who were not obese, particularly when it came to functions that required hand grip and assembly.

07/25/2014

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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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Report: Heavy Kids Often Don’t See Themselves As Overweight

According to the CDC, the study’s findings could help influence public health initiatives targeting childhood obesity.

07/24/2014

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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 May Have An Impact On Infertility

Wanna-be moms now have science on their side when it comes to their need to de-stress.

07/14/2014

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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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Could Coffee Help Improve Your Workout?

Coffee has also been linked to other health benefits like increased circulation and improved memory.

07/09/2014

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Study: You Really Might Just Be Able To ‘Learn It In Your Sleep’

It’s the lazy linguaphile’s dream come true: Scientists say it might be possible to learn a new language while you sleep.

07/03/2014

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Plans To Conduct Ocean Testing Faces Fierce Opposition At The Jersey Shore

The NJ Department of Environmental Protection through the state will seek an injunction in federal court Thursday to stop a research vessel positioned about 15 miles off of Long Beach Island from sending out blasts of sound against the ocean bottom.

07/02/2014

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Study: Teens Who Sext Are Also Having Sex

Teens who sent “sexts” were nearly four times more likely to say they were sexually active, and those who reported receiving a text were also 23 times more likely to have sent one.

06/30/2014

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Study: FDA Warnings About Antidepressant Side Effects May Have Caused Spike In Suicide Attempts

Turns out putting warnings about the increased risk of suicide on the labels of antidepressants didn’t do much good. In fact, it may have actually done some harm.

06/19/2014

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