05/21/2015
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  • 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.


  • NEWS

    According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), only one third of Americans use sunscreen regularly, despite all the messages of the risks in failing to do so. Learn more.

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    The best way out is always through.

    —Robert Frost


  • NEWS

    Adolescent boys who are addicted to marijuana may be up to four inches shorter than boys who do not use the drug, suggests a new study from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. Learn more.


  • NEWS

    Oxytocin, or the, “love hormone," influences sexual arousal, and feelings of anxiety, fear, and trust. But a new study has found that it also influences the brain in a way similar to alcohol. 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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