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Could Climate Change Mean Worse Flu Outbreaks?

By | Tue, 02/05/2013 - 19:16

Though the worst of flu season seems to have already passed, this season was already much harsher one than the one from last year.

Botox Injections Make Women Depressed Because They Can't Smile

'Fountain of Youth' May Be in Your Genes

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:45

Humans have been on the hunt for the fountain of youth for years – dating back at least to the age of Cortes, and even seen now in the popularity of Botox.

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Researchers Film Fish Thoughts for the First Time

By | Fri, 02/01/2013 - 10:44

Have you ever wondered what your pet fish was thinking?

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Could Abnormal Gut Bacteria Be the Cause of Autism?

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

With an estimated 1 in 88 people affected with autism spectrum disorder, researchers are on the hunt for, if not a treatment, at least a better understanding of the mechanisms behind the condition.

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Researchers Are Engineering Viruses to Attack Themselves

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

The idea that viruses could be used for treatment has been around since the middle of the 20th Century.

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Binge Drinking Just Once a Week May Raise Risk of Diabetes

By | Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:47

With obesity on the rise, type 2 diabetes has become a growing public health concern.

U.S. President Barack Obama makes a statement in the Eisenhower Executive Office Builiding on the extension of payroll tax cuts being debated on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 22, 2011.

Powerful People More Likely to Be Happy

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:26

It may be lonely at the top, but for people who reside there, they sure are happy.

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Military Women Are 7x More Likely to Receive STIs than Civilian Women

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:25

Last week, military women were officially allowed to fight in combat roles in the American military – a move that the public supports.

Fried Foods

Deep Fried Foods May Increase Risk of Prostate Cancer by Up to 37 Percent

By | Tue, 01/29/2013 - 20:25

We all know that fried food is not good for us, but many of us indulge anyway.

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Scientists Pinpoint Memories of Fear in Brain

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

Fight or flight: those are two general animal responses to the feeling of fear.

smell

Get a Whiff of This: Smell May Be Activated by Vibrations

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

There are two predominant theories for how humans' sense of smell works.

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Archaeologists Discover 150 Skulls from Largest Mass Human Sacrifice in Meso-America

By | Mon, 01/28/2013 - 18:42

An excavation in Mexico has led to the discovery of troves of human skulls.

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Toddler Expected to Make Miracle Recovery After Pencil Lodges in Her Brain

By | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53

A 20-month-old toddler Olivia is expected to make a full recovery after a freak fall lodged a pencil into her skull.

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You Will Spend 43 Days On Hold During Your Lifetime: Study

By | Fri, 01/25/2013 - 17:53

Being put on hold seems to be a fact of life for anyone trying to get in touch with a customer service worker at a company.

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