05/27/2015
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  • NEWS

    If you want to be around healthy people, don’t move to Mississippi. According to a new poll from Gallup-Healthways, it continues to hold the title of the most obese state in the country. On the thin end of the poll is Hawaii, which has been determined to be the “skinniest state.”  Learn more


  • NEWS

    There may be something more to say about having that corner office with a view. According to a new study published in the Journal of Environmental Psychology, taking a break to look out the window at nature can markedly boost productivity. Learn more


  • NEWS

    According to new research from Clemson University, blood tests may one day be a thing of the past. Newly developed urine tests promise to be faster and cheaper than current tests, and, more importantly, are able to diagnose early signs of heart disease, sleeping sickness, and organ problems. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Do not protect yourself with a fence, but rather with your friends.

    —Czech proverb


  • NEWS

    Here's a connection to obesity you probably never considered: Researchers in Sweden say they've found an association between living near a busy road, train tracks or an airport and having a larger waistline. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Changing to a plant-based diet may help people with type 2 diabetes effectively deal with neuropathy or nerve pain, according to a new study published in the journal Nutrition and Diabetes. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    After researching a drug for two years, Ernst Chain and Howard Florey, two scientists at the University of Oxford in England, finally try it on a group of mice that had been given lethal doses of bacteria. The mice stay healthy. It appears the researchers have made a huge breakthrough in treating infections. But they know that soon they'll need to test it on humans, Get the full story.  

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