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Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

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Parents Divorced? Your Chances Of Stroke May Be Higher

montrealgazette.com | SHARON KIRKEY, Postmedia News November 22, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

Divorcing parents usually worry about the long-term emotional impact their split could have on the kids, but new research suggests there may be a phys...

It's About Time

Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I was born more than three weeks past my due date and haven't been on time for anything since. In fact, I have such a reputation for tardiness that people have said I will be late to my own funeral, which is fine with me because I am in no big hurry to get there.

Media Outlets Fumble With CDC Data on MSM HIV Rates

Alex Blaze | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alex Blaze

New HIV infections and diagnoses numbers are out this week from the CDC, and media outlets are fumbling with the numbers.

Mining Lobbyists Win, Companies Get First Look At Diesel-Cancer Study

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A long-delayed government epidemiological study of possible ties between diesel exhaust and lung cancer in miners may finally be published this fall -...

Study Skills 2010: Not What You Think They Are

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

I read this well-researched article in The New York Times and found, much to my relief, that I do not need to inflict the study skills of my youth on my own children.

How New York City Ruined My Ability to Get a Good Night's Sleep

Catherine A Pishal | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Catherine A Pishal

Well, if I fall asleep by one, I get six hours of sleep. That's not too bad... Okay, now it's two. If I fall asleep RIGHT NOW I can manage five hours. I can function on five hours.

9 Awesome Study Tips For College Students

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Since grade school, most students have been taught the "right" way to study: Dedicate yourself. Memorize. Lock yourself in a quiet room and don't leav...

Brain Scans Reveal Hormones Effects On Women's Brains

AOL | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

New secrets of the female brain -- how it reacts to stress and monthly menstrual cramps -- have been revealed in two studies that harnessed brain scan...

Cancer Cells Slurp Up Fructose, Study Finds

Reuters | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Pancreatic tumor cells use fructose to divide and proliferate, U.S. researchers said on Monday in a study that challenges the common wisdom that all s...

We Need a Marriage Attitude Check

Steve Cooper | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steve Cooper

If you were with a group of married men you'd probably get a stronger response if you spoke poorly about their favorite football team than if you talked bad about their marriage.

Study: 15 Minutes In World Cup Stadium Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The South African researchers found the noise in the stadium "reached dangerously high levels," averaging 131 decibels but up to 144 decibels. At thes...

Study: Many Employee Workloads Increased Since 2007, Most Benefits Stayed Same

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — If it seems like you're working harder than you used to, it's probably not your imagination. Many companies have increased employees'...

The Friendships of Humpback Whales

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Irene S. Levine

After returning from the ocean, the same small groups of female humpback whales meet up each summer to swim alongside each other and feed in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Study: Having Books In The Home Has Huge Effect On Kids' Education Levels

Nevada News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Whether rich or poor, residents of the United States or China, illiterate or college graduates, parents who have books in the home increase the level ...

Sunscreens With Vitamin A May Accelerate Skin Cancer: FDA Knows Of Link

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON (May 24) -- Almost half of the 500 most popular sunscreen products may actually increase the speed at which malignant cells develop and spr...

Advice From 4-Year Olds

Rajiv Narayan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rajiv Narayan

Stanford University professor Michael Mischel's marshmallow test fits well with weight loss. The solution to restraint is easy: be a 4-year old. Adopt the same strategy the self-disciplined children did and find ways to distract yourself.

Hitting the Gym vs. Hitting the Books: How Your Next Workout Will Improve Your Grades

Rajiv Narayan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rajiv Narayan

You don't have to choose between exercise and studying. If you aren't already lacing up your gym shoes and grabbing your lecture notes, you should.

Religion Study: Most Young Adults Shun Religious Denominations, But Believe In Afterlife

LA Times | Mitchell Landsberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Is faith losing its grip on the young? That would be one way to read a new report by the respected Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, which fou...

Drunkest Cities In America: California Boasts 3 Of Top 10 (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The 'drunkest' cities in America for this year have been released by Men's Health, and Fresno, California tops the list. Fresno edged a city in Nev...

SIDS Babies And Serotonin Study Reveals Missing Link

usatoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Researchers may have solved the mystery of what makes some babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, or SIDS, which kills more than 2,300 bab...

Global Warming Deniers, You Will Be Denied

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

Insurance companies, which are based on the so-called 'invisible hand,' have seen the writing on the wall and are no longer in the business of insuring new homes on the Outer Banks in NC.

Study Shows Hope For Type Of Blindness

Wall Street Journal | By RON WINSLOW | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

A small but provocative study showed that a form of gene therapy significantly improved the vision of patients left legally blind by a rare genetic ey...

Illinois Mercury Pollution Up 7 Percent At Coal Power Plants

chicagotribune.com | Michael Hawthorne | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants is increasing in Illinois even as it declines nationwide, a troubling trend for the state because emiss...

Obesity And Genetics Study Finds Missing DNA Can Promote Childhood Obesity

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — Some children get severely obese because they lack particular chunks of DNA, which kicks their hunger into overdrive, researchers rep...