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How Netflix May Be Hurting Your Health

About 60 percent of Americans regularly binge watch television. Binge watching is defined as watching two or more episodes of the same show in one sitting — yes, as little as two! No judgement — it ha…

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How to Get People to Eat Healthy? Accentuate the Positive!

"If you want people to choose healthier foods, emphasize the positive." - Cornell University Study Cornell University recently published research in the American Journal of Agricultural Economic…

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Scientists Are Making Artificial Muscle with This Vegetable

It turns out onions aren’t just the vegetable that makes people weep. Their unique properties may have just helped solved a longstanding dilemma scientists have faced in a rapidly emerging field expec…

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Truth or Myth? Your Mother’s Eating Advice

Your mother always claims to be right about everything, but how about her nutritional advice? See if your mom had it right all along. Check out the validity of these 8 ‘mom nutrition tips’ below. C…

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4 Scientific Reasons to Laugh More

Everyone enjoys a good laugh. But, did you know that it is actually good for you? A little laughter on a regular basis can go a long way towards improving your life. Here are 4 scientifically backed r…

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How Empathy Can Make You Colder, Literally

Just looking at someone who appears to be cold is enough to make us begin feeling cold ourselves, according to a University of Sussex study. Have you ever been stuck outside on a sweltering, muggy …

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The Pros & Cons of Remote-Controlled Birth Control

Developers at MicroCHIPS in Massachusetts are working on a remote-controlled implant that could deliver a daily dose of levonorgestrel for up to 16 years. Backed by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundati…

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A Great Loss: Theo Colborn (1927-2014)

Theo Colborn, environmental health pioneer [1927-2014] Theo Colborn, a scientist and environmental health advocate, passed away this week. Her tireless work was and will continue to be meaningful t…

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Do Cows Talk? Researchers Find Out What’s Behind All That Mooing

The ability to communicate between a mother and her offspring isn't just between humans. Scientists in England have found that cows share the same bond with their calves and get their message across t…

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on How to Get Kids into Science

In this two minute video science superstar Neil deGrasse Tyson answers a question that he frequently gets from parents: "How can I get my child interested in science?" He doesn't recommend buyi…

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