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Little Progress on Endocrine Disruptors
Endocrine disrupting compounds can cause fertility, growth and medical issues. A review finds new EDCs meant to protect us are no safer.   > >
August 5, 2020

Sperm Mobility
Human sperm don't swim like tadpoles after all -- they corkscrew like otters. This discovery could well change fertility treatment.   > >
August 4, 2020

To Stay Motivated, Take It Easy
Hedonists may have more going for them than we think. People who are able to enjoy their free time often accomplish more than disciplined types who agonize over what's not working.   > >
August 3, 2020

Catching Cancer Early
It may soon be possible to detect some of the deadliest cancers years earlier than ever before using a simple blood test.   > >
July 30, 2020

Fasting and Weight Loss
Restricting the number of hours you eat each day can be a simpler way to diet. But going without food for longer is not necessarily better.   > >
July 29, 2020

Skewed Online Restaurant Reviews
When the first reviews of a restaurant are not favorable, it can lead to a self-fulfilling prophecy that is not necessarily accurate.   > >
July 28, 2020

Capers' Electric Effects
Quercetin, a flavonoid abundant in capers, shows potential as a treatment for heart arrhythmias and epilepsy.   > >
July 27, 2020

The Truth about Dog Years
The "multiply by 7" formula used to figure a dog's relative age is off by a lot. A new method takes into account a dog's cellular aging.   > >
July 23, 2020

Thinking about Zinc
Many people are seeking to boost their immune systems with zinc to help guard against COVID. Here's what this mineral can and can't do.   > >
July 22, 2020

The Stress of Social Isolation
Being stuck at home, locked in with kids or other family members or no one at all, can make a person more susceptible to COVID-19 infection.   > >
July 21, 2020

Don't Slack Off on BP Meds
Blood pressure medications really do save lives. If your doctor has prescribed them, you want to take them.   > >
July 20, 2020

Public Health Policies that Made a Difference
A soda tax of less than $.02 per ounce cut consumption among some groups by as much as seven ounces a day, while raising the standards of a food program improved overall health.   > >
July 16, 2020

Tips for Coping with Social Isolation
If quarantine is starting to feel like life without parole, you are not alone. Here are some ways to make it less isolating.   > >
July 15, 2020

Desk Work's Mental Dividends
It may not do much for your physique or heart rate, but being a desk jockey offers some long-term cognitive benefits.   > >
July 14, 2020

Does Your Mask Have the Right Stuff?
Engineers tested different types of face masks to see how well they prevented the spread of respiratory droplets.   > >
July 13, 2020

Who's Angry?
When teachers-to-be were asked to judge the mood of students in videos, black kids were often seen as angry when they weren't. It's called anger bias.   > >
July 9, 2020

No Safe Alternative to Cigarettes
A study comparing the health impacts of smoking cigarettes, vaping and using a waterpipe came up with some chilling risk statistics.   > >
July 8, 2020

Your Urinary "Fingerprint"
What you eat shows up in your urine and can serve as a molecular picture of your personal health.   > >
July 7, 2020

Eat Your Words
Are you losing words? Verbal fluency, the ability to summon words at will, drops as we age, but it's better in people who eat these foods.   > >
July 6, 2020

COVID's Asymptomatic Transmission
Almost half the people who carry the novel coronavirus but show no or very mild symptoms can spread it. Another reason to stay vigilant.   > >
July 2, 2020