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October 20, 2017 | LOGIN | REGISTER | HELP | 

Unnecessary Roughness
Hospital patients are often subjected to daily blood draws and other tests, harming patients and the bottom line.   > >
October 20, 2017

Women, Estrogen and Alzheimer's
The hormonal changes of menopause wreak havoc on women's brains, making them twice as likely as men to develop AD.   > >
October 19, 2017

Don't Look. Listen
We can hear the emotional content of interactions better when we aren't looking.   > >
October 18, 2017

The High Cost of Raising the Retirement Age
Raising the retirement age for Social Security should save money, but it just brings older, sicker people into the system.   > >
October 17, 2017

Heartburn Meds May Trigger Liver Disease
Common proton pump inhibitors like Nexium or Prilosec can harm gut bacteria and increase the risk of liver disease.   > >
October 16, 2017

Life-Saving Mosquitoes
A strain of genetically-modified mosquitoes appears to prevent the spread of malaria.   > >
October 13, 2017

Paranoid Insomniacs
Lack of sleep can leave you vulnerable to depression, paranoia and hallucinations. Online treatment seems to help.   > >
October 12, 2017

Is Your Child an Orchid or a Dandelion?
Kids become picky eaters for a number of reasons. Genes seem to play a role...along with issues of control.   > >
October 11, 2017

A Sniff Test for Alzheimer's
Your sense of smell is directly connected to your brain, making it a potential indicator of how well that organ is working.   > >
October 10, 2017

How Much Painkiller for that Appendectomy?
Given the opioid epidemic, doctors are re-thinking the amount of painkiller prescribed after surgery.   > >
October 6, 2017

Long-Term Iron Supplements Benefit Low Birth Weight Babies
Babies born weighing under 5 pounds often develop behavioral and cognitive problems as kids. Iron supplements can prevent this from happening.   > >
October 5, 2017

Being a Couch Potato Can Make You Sad
People who exercise one to two hours a week have a much lower risk for depression than those who are sedentary.   > >
October 4, 2017

Turning Asthma Inside-Out
Few would have thought exposure to pets, dirt and cockroaches would reduce the threat of asthma, but it seems they do.   > >
October 3, 2017

Running Away from Smoking
A Canadian program combines running and social support to help people quit. The results are impressive.   > >
October 2, 2017

Relieve Your Worried Brain
People who are prone to worry waste a lot of mental energy. Here's a way to reboot your brain.   > >
September 29, 2017

A New Look at Hormone Replacement Therapy
Good news for women suffering from hot flashes and other menopausal symptoms.   > >
September 28, 2017

Making A Game Out of Sex Ed
Teens need information to make smart choices about sex. A video game may be the best way to give it to them.   > >
September 27, 2017

What Your Difficulties Teach Your Kids
Letting your kids see you struggle turns out to be a really good way to teach them to persist.   > >
September 26, 2017

A Mineral for Your Mind
Too much or too little of this mineral seems to promote dementia and Alzheimers' disease.   > >
September 25, 2017

You Are Not Alone in Feeling Alone
Every year new students and new hires have to contend with the feeling that everyone knows each other -- except them.   > >
September 22, 2017