05/22/2015
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  • NEWS

    Once more, let's hear it for coffee. Men may be able to decrease their risk of erectile dysfunction by drinking two to three cups of coffee a day, according to a study published in the journal PLOS ONE. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Specific proteins in the brain may slow the rate of cognitive decline and memory loss in people with Alzheimer’s disease, suggests new research at Iowa State University. Learn more


  • NEWS

    Being a single parent may take a significant toll on a woman's health later in life, particularly if she has to deal with a lot of daily struggles after the age of 50.  That's the conclusion of a study at the Harvard Center of Population and Development Studies. Learn more.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    I like long walks, especially when taken by people who annoy me.

    —Fred Allen


  • NEWS

    Depression may be an early warning symptom of Parkinson’s disease and people with depression are more likely to develop the disabling central nervous system disorder, according to a study at Umea University in Sweden. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Consuming all your calories in one big meal versus in smaller meals throughout the day could lead to a trifecta of health problems: more belly fat, prediabetes, and heart disease, according to new research at Ohio State University. Learn more.

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    Washington Sheffield was a dentist with a feel for innovation. So, when his son, who was studying in Paris, told him about artists using paint squeezed from metal tubes, Sheffield wondered if toothpaste coould work the same way. Get the full story.

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