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- Study: Goth Teens More Likely To Be Depressed British researchers found teens who identify with the goth subculture were three times as likely as their non-goth peers to suffer clinical depression by age 18.
- Study: Surgeon Performance Not Affected By Fatigue From Overnight Work A long night without sleep doesn't negatively affect the performance of doctors performing surgeries the next morning, according to a new study.
- Model Says She Was Told To Gain Weight To Make It In Plus-Size Industry Model Leah Kelley is telling her side of what happened when she first entered the modeling world.
- Study: Many Students Throwing Out Fruits, Vegetables From School Lunches Though many students may be loading up fruits and veggies on their lunch trays, a lot of those aren't actually being eaten.
- Study: Babies Who Are Breast-Fed Show Increased Level Of Harmful Chemicals A new study warns harmful industrial chemicals can accumulate in human breast milk and be ingested by infants.
- Top Weekend Activities For Seniors In Connecticut The best part about looking forward to the weekend is when you have lots of fun and exciting things to do. This is true for seniors as well, although it may be difficult to find weekend activities for your senior family and friends. Here is a list...
- Researchers Deem Modafinil World's First Safe 'Smart Drug' A drug that's typically prescribed for narcolepsy has been deemed safe to improve focus in the short-term, according to a comprehensive review by researchers.
- Study: Working Long Hours Could Pose Serious Risk To Heart Nobody enjoys the stress and strain of putting in extended hours at the office and new research shows that long days could even pose a serious risk to your heart.
- Report: Unhealthy Food Ads Target Young Blacks, Hispanics Some companies advertising unhealthy products like fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and snack brands disproportionately target young black and Hispanic consumers, according to a new report.
- Study: High Salt Intake Linked To Multiple Sclerosis High intake of salt may be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS) in people with a genetic risk, according to a new study.
- Mosquitoes In Six Towns Test Positive For West Nile Virus Health officials say the mosquitoes were trapped in Darien, Guilford, New Haven, Stamford, West Haven and Waterford.
- Study: Men Eating Processed Meats Could Have Fertility Affected A new study finds that men involved in fertility treatment who ate a lot of processed meats had lower success of fertilizing a women’s egg, according to HealthDay.
- West Nile Virus Returns HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut health officials say mosquitoes trapped in Waterford are the first in the state to test positive for West Nile virus this year. The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station announced on Friday that mosquitoes...
- Study: Laid-Back People Have Better Memories Than Those Who Are Neurotic A new study finds that laid-back people have better memories than those who are considered neurotic.
- Medicaid Recipients Losing Coverage To Receive Letters And Calls By SUSAN HAIGH Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut's health insurance exchange is trying to limit any coverage gaps for the approximately 1,300 people who will no longer be eligible for Medicaid starting September 1, exc...