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Study: Fewer Men, More Youth Violence

New research shows that in cities where there are fewer men, violent crime is likely to spike.

12/18/2013

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Study: Sexual Frustration May Cut Down On Life Expectancy

According to researchers at the University of Michigan, sexual frustration could cut down on life expectancy — at least for fruit flies.

12/17/2013

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Study Links Frequent Use Of Social Media To Narcissism

The study’s researchers say that the most narcissistic young adults tended to post more frequently to Twitter, while middle-aged adults posted on Facebook more often.

06/17/2013

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Researcher Warns Adults Against Distracted Driving When Teen Drivers Are Watching

“What we found is that parents who reported driving distracted more often had teens who also did the same,” Dr. Ray Bingham of the University of Michigan says.

12/20/2012

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Leptin May Hold Key To Weight Problems

Leptin is an important hormone in regulating metabolism. If you have sufficient quantities of leptin you are less likely to be obese. But, if you don’t have enough, you can have problems with weight.

10/17/2012

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Collegiate Recovery From Substance Abuse

And a growing number of colleges, including University of Michigan and Penn State, are making accomodations for students in recovery from drug and alcohol abuse.

08/15/2011

Before he was the first Jewish candidate on a major American political party presidential ticket, Joe walked to the senior prom rather than drive to it on a Saturday, in violation of Sabbath laws.

US Judge Releases Man Charged In Lieberman Threat

A Philadelphia man charged with posting an anti-Semitic threat against Sen. Joseph Lieberman of Connecticut will have his computer use monitored while he’s out on $50,000 bail.

08/09/2011

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Study: Having A Positive Outlook On Life Is Good For Your Health

Optimism is associated with a reduced risk of stroke, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan.

07/22/2011