09/12/2014
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  • NEWS

    Even while we're sleeping the human brain is still active and may be able to perform complex tasks, suggests a new study published in the journal Current Biology. Read more


  • NEWS

    Most of us associate sunny days with happier times. But new research published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry concludes that there's a correlation between days with more hours of sunshine and  higher suicide rates. Read more


  • NEWS

    The results of a survey of U.S. high school seniors show that they see different consequences from alcohol and marijuana and tend to perceive pot as being less dangerous. Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    Want wellness?  Take a bath.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Experience is something you don’t get until just after you need it.

    —Steven Wright


  • NEWS

    Older men with chronically-high stress levels--whether caused by everyday stress or stressful life events--tend to die earlier than their peers, according to research from Oregon State University. Read more


  • NEWS

    New research suggests that there may be a risk factor for memory loss about which we can't do anything.  The study, published in the journal Neurology, found that people with the blood type AB  are more likely to develop dementia. Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Less than a month after London taxi drivers began using electric-powered cabs, a cabbie named George Smith becomes the first person to be charged with drunk driving. This occurs after Smith drives his taxi into a building. He freely admits to the investigating officers he’s drunk and he ends up paying a fine of 25 shillings. The fact is, though, the police really had no way to prove Smith was drunk. And drivers and their lawyers got very good at challenging the judgments of police making drunk driving arrests. Get the full story.

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