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Many Seniors With Diminished Sense Of Smell Dead Within 5 Years

New research suggests if a senior has trouble correctly identifying scents, it may be an indicator of life expectancy.

10/10/2014

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Chicago

Many know Chicago is known as “the Windy City” and Wrigley Field is one of America’s oldest baseball stadiums, but there are a lot of other things about this great city that are not widely known.

09/17/2014

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New Study Finds Loneliness Can Be Hazardous To Your Health

A new research study from the University of Chicago shows that loneliness poses a significant health risk for older adults.

02/17/2014

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Losing Sleep Over Allergies

Allergies affect a person’s ability to sleep. A new study suggests this may be far more important than we previously thought.

07/19/2013

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Study: Social Media More Alluring Than Sex

A new study from the University of Chicago found that people immersed in the Internet age are more likely to choose Facebook or Twitter over sex.

10/11/2012

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Hospital Room Noise Levels Comparable To Chainsaw

A recent report suggests that noise levels in hospital rooms may sometimes spike to nearly that of a chainsaw.

01/20/2012

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Moneythink

Moneythink teaches high school students financial literacy — how to manage money, a bank account and become entrepreneurs.

10/18/2011

Studying The Brains Of Teen Bullies

Growing scientific research and better technology allows researchers to look closely at the brains of teens prone to bullying.

01/14/2011

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