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New Study Substantiates Old Herd Mentality Theory

Would you jump off a cliff if everyone else was doing it? Well, according to new findings, chances are you just might take the plunge. Herd mentality is a commonly cited and studied human behavior. It...
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Yoga Has Your Back: Study Demonstrates How This Healthy Habit May Ease Chronic Pain

Since we are now transitioning back to the reality of all-nighters and weekly “midterms,” it is more important than ever to hold on to that jolly disposition that a month of too much family, food ...
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The Sweeter Side of Honey: Another Way to Bee-come Healthier

Though honey is a common natural sweetener used for generations, scientific evidence suggests that honey has and could be used for many unconventional purposes, in addition to satisfying your sweet to...
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Research Legitimizes Best Hangover Helpers

Although Halloween serves as a fine celebration for many, the weekend can take its toll. So let’s get down to business — the word “hangover” comes from the medical term veisalgia. The first pa...
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How to Start Sleeping Your Way to the Top: Studies Uncover the Power of Power Napping

As a kid, my day was not complete without that standard afternoon nap. Now, though, I still get tired and often nod off during class. I am disappointed to find that napping will not be socially accept...
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Study Uncovers Fat in “Lean Gene” Myth

Glance at any magazine rack at the grocery store checkout and you will likely encounter countless perfectly defined celebrity bodies. If you’re like me, you stare at these hard bodies in open-mouthe...
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Study Substantiates Relationship Between Diet, Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

With a growing statistic of approximately 26 million diabetics in America and 350 million diabetics worldwide, diabetes prevention continues to be a primary concern for many medical practitioners. Alt...
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Eat Omega-3 to Maintain Memory

For most students, college is a memorable time, chockfull of unforgettable experiences. However, the ability to remember the important moments in life is a luxury most of us unknowingly take for grant...
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Bones May Benefit from Beer Drinking, Study Suggests

Almost everyone knows that consuming milk and other sources of calcium help to maintain bone health.
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New Studies Suggest Sunlight May Help Ward Off Disease

A new study in Australia suggests that obtaining Vitamin D through sun exposure may help prevent the onset of multiple sclerosis as well as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and some typ...
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Sleep In, Get Thin: Melatonin’s Effect On the Metabolism

A series of recent discoveries in Spain suggests that melatonin, the naturally occurring hormone found in animals that is the primary regulator of the sleep cycle, may prevent weight gain and other he...
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A Glass a Day May Keep Doctor Away

Researchers in France have discovered that resveratrol and polyphenols — two organic compounds commonly found in grapes — may aid in the prevention of type II diabetes.
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Brain Reacts Similarly to Unhealthy Foods and Addictive Drugs

When someone says that a certain brand of candy is as addictive as crack, they might not be as far off as one might think. In a recent study published by Yale University in the Archives of General Psy...
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