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Opioid Drug Prescriptions Drop, Finally

By Jenn Loro - May 28, 2016 09:33 AM EDT

For the first time in 20 years, opioid prescriptions have finally went down since 2012. However, an increase in prescription alternatives to opioids has also been observed.

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Hepatitis C Proclaimed As the Deadliest Disease in the US Today, Study Says

By Jenn Loro - May 09, 2016 12:08 PM EDT

Hepatitis C now takes the lead over all other infectious diseases combined in terms of deaths per year. Latest figures from public health authorities indicate that more than half of the afflicted are unaware of the infection and most who died from it were baby boomers.

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Half of Teens Are Addicted To Technology, Survey Says

By Jenn Loro - May 05, 2016 09:45 AM EDT

A new study published by Common Sense Media reveals that half of US teens are hooked to using smartphones and other mobile internet devices. The poll is intended to uncover how media and technology impacts child-parent relationships.


Die Hard- A Perfect Christmas Movie?

By Jenn Loro - Dec 26, 2015 04:33 PM EST

Die Hard, a 1988 film, is included in a recent poll asking people about their favorite Christmas movie. But first and foremost, is it a Christmas movie?


Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas' Dethroned

By Jenn Loro - Dec 15, 2015 09:08 AM EST

Mariah Carey is not the Queen of Christmas anymore. Find out why!

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Tom Hardy Gaining Popularity To Be The Next James Bond, Survey Says

By Maria Slither - Sep 05, 2015 12:22 PM EDT

More and more people are now voting for Tom Hardy as the next 007 agent.

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Magic Mike XXL Audience Hugely Female

By Maria Slither - Jul 06, 2015 09:49 AM EDT

A recent survey said that most audiences who watched Magic Mike XXL are mostly female.

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40 Percent of Honeybees Died Last Year, Survey Shows

By Kamal Nayan - May 16, 2015 04:53 AM EDT

More than 40 percent of honeybee hives died this past year, according to a recent survey. The number is preliminary, but is the second-highest annual loss recorded to date.

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40 Pct of UK Have Never Checked for Skin Cancer, Survey

By Maria Slither - May 06, 2015 12:37 PM EDT

A recent survey said that a lot of Britons are still unaware in tracking down symptoms of skin cancer.

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60 Percent Of Large Herbivores On The Verge of Extinction, New Survey Finds

By Kamal Nayan - May 04, 2015 03:02 AM EDT

60 percent of large herbivores are on the verge of extinction, according to a new study. Researchers considered 74 big herbivores including tapirs, zebras, European bison, Eastern gorillas and rhinos for the study and concluded that there's been a considerable decline in their population.

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Most Beautiful Man and Woman Revealed, According to Scientists

By Maria Slither - Apr 08, 2015 11:08 AM EDT

Using technology, a scholar in the UK conducted a survey that finds out their concept of 'ideal beauty.'

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7 in 10 Women Fake Orgasms- A Third Just Want Sex to End

By Maria Slither - Mar 27, 2015 01:22 PM EDT

A recent Cosmopolitan survey said that not all women engaged in sex reach their orgasms.

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Emoji stole all hearts and topped the list of most used words last year

By R. Siva Kumar - Jan 02, 2015 09:39 AM EST

Though it was not a word, emoji, a graphic symbol, was in the highest currency in 2014.

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Teen Marijuana Use has Declined, National Survey Finds

By Cheri Cheng - Dec 16, 2014 03:05 PM EST

A national survey reported that teen marijuana use has declined.

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Things Mark Zuckerberg Talked In Public Q&A: 'Dislike' Button, Emotion Study And Fried Chicken Pizza

By Kamal Nayan - Dec 11, 2014 11:10 PM EST

In a recently held Q&A, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tackled a swath of question from Facebook users that covered from whether a 'dislike' button was in the way to what were his New Year's resolution for the coming year.

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