06/03/2015
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    Much is already known about the potential impact of bullying during childhood. Now, research at the University of Oxford suggests that bullying during adolescence may be responsible for nearly a third of cases of adult depression. Learn more


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    According to new research conducted by a team at the University of Connecticut, the more economically dependent one spouse is on the other, the more likely they are to cheat on their partner. Learn more


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    Contrary to previous thinking, babies as young as four months old have the ability to recognize faces, claims a new study published in the journal eLife. Learn more

  • QUOTE OF
    THE DAY

    A beautiful thing is never perfect.

    —Egyptian proverb


  • NEWS

    Prolonged exposure to staph bacteria can cause symptoms very similar to those of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from the University of Iowa. Learn more


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    Here's more evidence that you're probably sitting at your desk too much. According to new guidelines from the British Journal of Sports Medicine, office workers should stand for at least two hours during the day to counteract the effect of all that sitting. Learn more

  • SLICE OF HISTORY

    An article titled "Pop Goes the Café Coronary" in the June issue of Emergency Medicine magazine describes a procedure which the author, a Cincinnati doctor named Henry Heimlich, claims can save people choking on food. The story gets picked up by a nationally syndicated medical writer, and a few weeks later, a retired restaurateur who had read about the technique just the night before saves a neighbor choking on a piece of chicken. Get the full story

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