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Study: Facebook Activity Indicative Of Regional Obesity Rates In United States

A recent study found that user activity on the social networking site Facebook from a certain region of the United States could indicate the obesity rates of that region.

04/26/2013

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Newtown Parents Back Study For Clues To Violence

The parents of a 6-year-old girl killed in the Newtown school shooting are seeking answers about what could lead a person to commit such violence.

04/15/2013

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Study: Facebook Users Exhibit Hostility Toward The Elderly

The findings of a recently conducted study indicate that younger users of Facebook discriminate against older members of the online community – and aged persons in general.

04/05/2013

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Study: Children Who Exercise More Are Less Likely To Fracture Bones Later In Life

According to a new study conducted by researchers at Skane University Hospital in Malmo, Sweden, exercise habits in children could be directly related to bone strength in a person as they grow older.

03/26/2013

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Study: Patients Are Less Trusting Of Obese Doctors

Researchers have learned that patients are less likely to trust their doctors if the practitioners appear to be out of shape.

03/22/2013

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Study: Roosters Crow Based On Internal Clock, Not Sunrise

Researchers have learned that roosters are genetically programmed as to when to greet the morning with a “Cock-a-doodle-doo!”

03/18/2013

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Study: Binge Eating Could Lead To Teen Drug Use

According to a new study, teenagers who binge eat are far more likely to use or abuse drugs, including marijuana.

12/13/2012

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Study: Smoking Could Make Hangovers Worse

A new study has learned that hangovers could hurt even more for smokers.

12/06/2012

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Study: Stress Causes Brain To Shrink

A new study has found that living a stressful life may lead to shrinking in important parts of the brain.

11/30/2012

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Study: Eating Meat May Increase Risk Of Breast Cancer In White People

Researchers at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey found preliminary evidence that the consumption of red meat and poultry could increase the risk of breast cancer – but only in white women.

11/11/2012

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