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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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Survey: Millennials Feel Guiltier About Taking Vacation; More Likely To Check In Outside Of Work Than Older Generations

Millennials are often seen as lazy, immature and unmotivated, but a new survey on work habits might change those perceptions.

06/19/2014

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Drexel Study: More Than Half Of Kids Have ‘Sexted’

Parents, you won’t like this one bit.

06/18/2014

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When It Comes To Jobs, Apparently Only The Narcissistic And Non-religious Need Apply

Two recent studies are helping to shed light on the job interview process, and the findings aren’t very encouraging for some.

06/18/2014

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Study: Sitting Too Much May Increase Risk For Certain Cancers

A new study from Journal of the National Cancer Institute suggests that those who spend most of their day sitting, whether at work or in front of the TV, may have an increased risk of getting certain types of cancer.

06/17/2014

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Study: Angry Faces Might Help You Get What You Want

Have some tough negotiations coming up? You might want to start practicing your angry face.

06/17/2014

National Sandwich Month

Report: Food Truck Fare Just As Safe – If Not Safer – Than Restaurant Meals

While Philadelphia wasn’t included in the study, the report found that food carts fared as well or better than restaurants in all seven cities.

06/16/2014

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Mayor Nutter Creates Task Force To Study Mandatory Paid Sick Leave

Nutter twice, in 2011 and 2013, sided with the business community by vetoing measures that would have required local companies to offer workers paid sick leave.

06/15/2014

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New Study Indicates Phillies Fans Are Biggest Bandwagoners

A new study indicates Phillies fans are the most sensitive.

06/13/2014

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Study: Cell Phone Use Could Negatively Impact Male Fertility

Men looking to have a child might want to cut down on their cell phone use – or at least refrain from putting their phone in their pants pocket.

06/11/2014

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Text Messages Could Help Smokers Kick The Habit

While researchers say more studies need to be done, they also say that text messaging programs can keep smokers accountable.

06/09/2014

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Put Down The Bleach Wipes! Exposure To Allergens And Bacteria During Infancy Might Prevent Wheezing, Allergies

The presence of mouse and cat dander and (ugh) roach droppings within the first year of the child’s life actually seemed to offer that child protection from allergies.

06/09/2014

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Study: Effects Of Trauma Can Last For Months In Children

Dr. Elizabeth Gosch, psychologist at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine explains what to expect.

06/08/2014

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Study: Despite The Warnings, Some Teens Still Not Buckling Up

One of the simplest things you can due to increase safety in a vehicle is buckle up, yet a study finds teens have a list of excuses for not doing it.

06/07/2014

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Penn Study: Smoking Pot Could Impact Your Sleep

“The strongest association was found in adults who started marijuana use before age 15,” researchers say.

06/06/2014

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