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Study: Philadelphia-Area Has Nation’s 7th Lowest Credit Card Debt Burden

The study looked at average credit card debt and median income.

07/27/2015

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Study On Effects Of Social Networking

More than 1.5 billion people belong to Facebook, and about 700 million log on each day. If you’re one of them, you may not “like” recent news about the effects of social networking.

07/24/2015

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Becoming A Dad? Expect To Gain 3 To 5 Pounds, Study Suggests

Many men gain a new sense of responsibility and purpose when they become fathers. A new study suggests they also gain 3 to 5 pounds.

07/21/2015

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New Study Finds Link Between Fracking And Poor Health In PA

The study is the latest in a flurry of studies that show a link between gas drilling and health problems.

07/16/2015

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Study: Napping During The Workday Could Result In Better Productivity, Safety

Researchers call on-the-job napping a “cost-efficient and easy strategy to increase workplace safety.”

07/06/2015

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Study: Social Acceptance Of Working Moms At An All-time High

Researchers say acceptance is likely to continue to increase, even in the case of working moms with young kids.

07/01/2015

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Researchers: Sugary Drinks Tied To High Death Toll Worldwide

According to their research, an estimated 184,000 deaths could be caused by the consumption of sugary beverages each year.

06/30/2015

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Study: More Than Two-Thirds Of Americans Are Overweight Or Obese

While more men than women are considered overweight, more women are obese.

06/23/2015

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Study: Dishonest Children Have Good Thinking And Memory Skills

A new study suggests that children with the best thinking and memory skills are better liars than other children.

06/22/2015

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Study: Periodic Fasting Diets May Slow The Aging Process

According to a study out of California, a diet could help slow down the aging process.

06/19/2015

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Survey: Consumers Find Sunscreen Labels Confusing

Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine surveyed more than 100 people and found only 43 percent understood the definition of “sun protection factor,” or SPF.

06/18/2015

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Is Baby Recession Over? U.S. Births Up After Years Of Decline

It appears the baby recession really is over: Preliminary figures show U.S. births were up last year for the first time in seven years.

06/17/2015

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Harvard Study Claims Daughters Of Working Moms Earn More And Are More Likely To Be Bosses

Leaving your child to go to work is actually better for them, according to researchers from Harvard Business School.

06/16/2015

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Study: Eating Chocolate Associated With Lower Risk Of Stroke, Heart Problems

Indulging your chocolate cravings could turn out to be a good thing.

06/16/2015

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New Sleep Guidelines Released

The American Thoracic Society issued new recommendations Monday.

06/16/2015

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