08/04/2015
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  • NEWS

    Americans are not drinking as much soda as they used to.  At least that's what they said in a recent Gallup poll in which they revealed that the top two things they're trying to remove from their diets are soda and diet soda. Learn more


  • NEWS

    In a experiment with mice, researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine found that blood from young animals was able to help counter some of the effects of aging in the brains of older mice. Learn more


  • NEWS

    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given the go-ahead to the ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System as a short-term weight-loss treatment option for obesity. The six-month long treatment works by tricking patients into feeling full faster. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    Success consists of going from failure to failure with loss of enthusiasm.

    —Winston Churchill


  • NEWS

    When kids are very picky eaters, it may reflect other underlying conditions, such as anxiety, depression and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), according to new research from Duke Medicine. Learn more


  • NEWS

    In a new study on mice published in the journal Cell, scientists say they've discovered the gene that controls our body clocks and now have a better understanding of why shift work can have such a negative impact on a person's health. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    A man named William Kemmler, convicted of killing his wife with an axe, is led into a room in New York’s Auburn Prison, strapped into a chair and has electrodes attached to his head. He will become the first person executed in an electric chair, although it takes two tries. The inventor of the device had actually sought and received advice from Thomas Edison. Get the full story.

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