bully

Sometimes Mean Girls Just Need An Intervention

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 16:05

Interactive discussions mixed with role-playing and journaling helped a group of middle schoolers resolve conflict maturely.

medicaldevice

FDA Sets Final Cybersecurity Recommendations For Medical Device Manufacturers

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:22

The agency is now recommending manufacturers submit plans for security updates when asking for product approval.

stopwatch

How To Make Your Workouts Feel Like They're Flying By

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 11:13

If you visualize your workouts in their totality, rather than bite-sized chunks, science says they'll feel longer and more tiresome.

sleepdeprivation

Kiss Those Cells Goodbye: This Is Your Brain On No Sleep

By | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 07:30

Seven hours of sleep may not seem like much each night, but missing them can level huge penalties against your brain.

cancer

In The War Against Cancer, Medicine Takes The Upperhand [GRAPH]

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 14:04

Cancer now ranks as the No. 2 cause of death in the United States, but the momentum behind the fight offers hope.

hibernator

The 8,000-Calorie Breakfast That Comes With A Health Waiver [PHOTO]

By | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 09:47

Most people will feel full a quarter of the way into the meal, but they'd only be finishing the milkshake that comes on the side.

smoking

Georgia Colleges Will Soon Be Banning All Tobacco Products

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:12

All 31 colleges and universities in the Georgia University System will be putting an end to their current 35-foot rule.

timdoner

What Kind Of Brain Is Capable Of Learning 20 Languages? [VIDEO]

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 14:35

So-called hyperpolyglots' brains may be better suited to store the type of complex memories demanded by multiple languages.

health sensor

Skin-Like Device Uses 3,600 Crystals To Monitor Blood Flow [PHOTO]

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 11:59

A 5-centimeter square patch can detect the presence or absence of heat under the skin, reflecting blood flow quality.

vitamins

Vitamin D-Based Drug Could Advance Pancreatic Cancer Treatment

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:24

A group of cells activated by pancreatic cancer tumors may be switched off with a form of vitamin D.

lgbt

Doctors Aren't Saying The Right Things To Young LGBT Patients

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:04

Only three percent of doctors were able to keep lines of communication open and inclusive regarding sexuality.

gaitplatform

The Device That Could Get The Paralyzed Up And Walking Again [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 11:21

Spinal cord stimulation and a cocktail of drugs got paralyzed rats climbing up steps. Humans, we're up next.

stork

First At-Home Conception Aid, The Stork, Lands In US [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:27

At a retail price of $79.99, the Stork could give couples struggling with infertility a way out from expensive clinical procedures.

autism

Length Of Time Between Births May Influence Autism Risk

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 13:47

New data suggests autism risks increase when a child is born less than 12 months or more than five years after the previous child.

nature

When Depression Sinks In, Nature Walks Offer Mental Relief

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:21

Going for a walk in the great outdoors is the simplest, cheapest, and all-around most efficient way to improve your mood.

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