11/21/2014
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  • NEWS

    Female bosses are more likely to experience symptoms of depression than their male counterparts, concludes a new study published in the Journal of Health and Social Behavior. Read more


  • NEWS

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a powerful new painkiller, but one that can't be chewed or smashed into a powder and therefore should be less likely to be abused. Read more


  • NEWS

    Just because someone drinks heavily doesn't make him or her an alcoholic,  In fact, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control, only about 10 percent of excessive drinkers are "alcohol-dependent," Read more


  • INFOGRAPHIC OF THE WEEK

    The key is finding the method that’s best for you.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit; wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.

    —Miles Kington


  • NEWS

    Working in a complex job that regularly stimulates your brain could help keep your memory from slipping as you age, according to a Scottish study published in the journal Neurology. Read more


  • NEWS

    While the marketing of soda to children on TV has dropped off, that age group remains a focus for companies selling sugary drinks, particularly on social media, according to a report from the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity.  Read more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    President George H. W. Bush signs into law a bill that essentially bans cigarette smoking on all flights beginning and ending in the United States. Technically, the new law prohibits smoking on all domestic flights lasting six hours or less—only 28 of 16,000 flights are exempt, mainly non-stops to Hawaii. It ends a 25-year battle between tobacco companies—plus their supporters in Congress—and a coalition of health advocates and the flight attendants' union. Get the full story.

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