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Study Sheds Light On ‘Sleep Drunkenness’

You’ve heard of sleep apnea and sleepwalking, but what about “sleep drunkenness”?

08/25/2014

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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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Study Has Potentially Worrisome News About Antimicrobials And Pregnancy

Uh-oh. It may be time to add two more chemicals to the list of things for pregnant women to avoid.

08/18/2014

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Study: The Family You’re Born Into Often Determines Your Fate

That’s the sobering conclusion of a groundbreaking study out of Johns Hopkins University that followed nearly 800 kids over 25 years.

08/08/2014

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Silence Speaks Louder Than Words…Except When It Comes To Relationships

Silence might be killing your relationship.

08/06/2014

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Study Turns Portion Of The Delaware River Green

“The purpose of the dye study is so that we can understand how pollution would move throughout different parts of the river under different conditions,” said Dr. Chris Crocket of the Philadelphia Water Department.

08/05/2014

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Why Is Denmark So Happy? Genes, Study Says

A new study out of the U.K. claims genetics might determine a country’s collective happiness.

08/05/2014

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Study Finds Trees Save More Than 850 Lives A Year

According to the study, U.S. Forest Service scientists and collaborators calculated that trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms.

08/04/2014

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Study: Even Short, Slow Runs Could Help You Live Longer

According to the researchers, runners were up to 45 percent less likely to die from heart disease or stroke than those who didn’t run at all, and the effects were found regardless of distance, duration or speed.

07/30/2014

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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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