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Study Links Stress To A Wider Waistline; Cortisol Levels Important

By Carrie Winters - Feb 24, 2017 05:30 AM EST

A recent study indicates that being fat may be caused by long-term stress. The researchers of the study discovered that there is a link between a high level of stress hormone cortisol and excess weight.

Smarter Teens More Inclined To Drink Alcohol & Smoke Cannabis, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Feb 24, 2017 05:30 AM EST

A recent British study indicates that smart teenagers are more likely to drink alcohol than smoke. These teenagers are also inclined to smoking cannabis.

Cat Ownership Does Not Affect Psychosis, Study Says; Warns Pregnant Women In Handling Cat Litter

By Carrie Winters - Feb 23, 2017 05:47 AM EST

There were studies that suggested that cat owners are likely to suffer from psychosis. However, a latest study from the University of London indicates that there is no link between the cat and the mental disorder.

Heavy Snowfall May Lead To Heart Attack On Men; Shovelling The Culprit?

By Carrie Winters - Feb 15, 2017 05:30 AM EST

A recent study indicates that snow shoveling has been associated of higher heart attack risk on men. The study also presents that there have been several men brought to hospitals for heart attack after a heavy snowfall.

Louisville Kentucky Had 52 Overdose Emergencies In 32 Hours; What Caused The Spike?

By Carrie Winters - Feb 14, 2017 05:30 AM EST

An overdose emergency spiked up in Louisville, Kentucky last week. There have been 52 overdoses reported within 32 hours.

An Old Drug That Cures Rare Disease Gets A New Price At $89,000: Why Is It Worth Its Price?

By Carrie Winters - Feb 13, 2017 05:30 AM EST

A drug that has been used to medicate an unusual form of muscular dystrophy outside the United States has been approved by the federal Food and Drug Authority recently.

'First-Born' Children Are Smarter Than The Other Siblings, Study Says; Higher IQ Results Noted

By Carrie Winters - Feb 10, 2017 08:32 AM EST

A new research indicates that first-born children are more intelligent than the other siblings. This advantage may be coming from the parents' way of raising a firs-born.

'Hearing' Loss In Young Adults Are Caused By Noise Pollution, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Feb 08, 2017 05:30 AM EST

A new research finds out that most young adults have a "hearing" problem due to noise pollution. There are those who experience hearing loss at the age of 20 years old.

'Dripping' Is A New Method Done By Vapers, May Be Harmful, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Feb 07, 2017 05:30 AM EST

"Dripping" is a new method of some teens that are into vape. This method is set to make the flavor taste batter and gives the user a stronger hit according to a new study.

'Sleep' Resets The Brain, Study Says; Synapses Shrink By 20%?

By Carrie Winters - Feb 06, 2017 05:31 AM EST

A recent study indicates that "sleep" helps a person reset the brain. There are certain changes in the brain as a person is sleeping.

'Lock-In Syndrome' Patients Have A Way To Communicate; ALS Patients Hopeful Of New Development

By Carrie Winters - Feb 03, 2017 05:33 AM EST

A new study has discovered the alternative brain computer technology. This new technology helps people with "lock-in syndrome" speak their mind to the outside world.

'Harmful Chemicals' Can Be Found In Fast Food Wrappers, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Feb 02, 2017 05:30 AM EST

Researchers found chemicals in fast food packaging that are harmful. These substances can come with the wrappers used for certain fast foods.

'Brain Stimulation' Activities Can Lessen The Risk Of Dementia, Study Says

By Carrie Winters - Jan 31, 2017 05:59 PM EST

A new study from Mayo Clinic discovered that dementia can be prevented if seniors engage in brain stimulating activities.

'Home Baby Monitors' May Do More Harm To Children; Monitors Linked To Smartphones Potentially Harmful?

By Carrie Winters - Jan 25, 2017 06:09 AM EST

"Home baby monitors" are usually used in households these times. These monitors are even getting more hi-tech these days. However, pediatricians say that these baby monitors may do more harm than good to babies.

Proposed Rules On The Regulation Of 'Medical Marijuana' Has Been Released; Know The Fees Here

By Carrie Winters - Jan 19, 2017 06:06 PM EST

Several proposed rules on the regulation of "medical marijuana" have been released in Florida. It is also reported that there are certain fees applied once one applies to grow.

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