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Left or right brained? You are actually both!

In the workforce people often refer to being left or right brained implying simplistically that you are either more logical ...

STORY URL: Researchers Debunk Myth of "Right-brain" and "Left-brain"Personality Traits - - - University of Utah Health Care - Salt Lake City, Utah
http://healthcare.utah.edu/publicaffairs/news/current/08-14-13_brain_personality_traits.html

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Who will care for our generation?

The latest statistics from the British Heart Foundation reveal the worrying and continuing trend in childhood obesity and the impact ...

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A new definition for cancer?

Laura Esserman is a breast cancer specialist at the university of California, San Francisco. She is the co-author of new ...

STORY URL: If it isn't life-threatening, don't call it cancer - opinion - 12 August 2013 - New Scientist
Cancer screening too often leads to scare diagnoses and unnecessary treatments. It's time to rethink our approach, says cancer specialist Laura Esserman

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11 trillion reasons

The New York Times reports on a new study by the Union of Concerned Scientists (accessible through the story), which ...

STORY URL: http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/08/06/11-trillion-reasons/?hp&_r=0

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New diagnostic panty liner test

A new device that detects the cause of unexplained vaginal wetness in pregnancy could help pregnant women avoid receiving unnecessary ...

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Shall we blame U.S. Health Care?

Peter A. Muenning, assistant professor of Columbia University, wrote an article about the reasons for U.S. relatively lower improvement ...

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People are living healthier for longer

We all know that we live longer than the previous generations. Issues around longevity have been in the center of ...

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After penicillin

Alexander Fleming's discovery of Penicillin in 1928 has helped drive longer, better lives for all of us. In the past ...

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Mountain biking longevity

While mountain biking this morning at 6:15am along "the ridge" single track trail, which is both ...

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The vitamin myth

It is one of the most modern myths, that vitamin supplements help to prevent certain diseases. I just stumbled over ...

STORY URL: The Vitamin Myth: Why We Think We Need Supplements - Paul Offit - The Atlantic
Nutrition experts contend that all we need is what's typically found in a routine diet. Industry representatives, backed by a fascinating history, argue that foods don't contain enough, and we nee...

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Height and Cancer

New research published in the journal of Cancer, Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention presents a surprising correlation between height and cancer ...

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Plain cigarette packs

Reducing cigarette smoking through health graphics and standardised packaging – will it work? Towards the end of 2012 the Australian government ...

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Disease and faster 'Biological' Ageing

An international team of scientists led by the University of Leicester has found new evidence that links faster 'biological' ageing ...

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Aging well

A new Danish study reports some encouraging news for aging populations worldwide. The study, which was recently published in Lancet ...

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The way food feels

When I was in high school, I took part in a taste experiment where participants were asked to identify the ...

STORY URL: Lawyers of Big Tobacco Lawsuits Take Aim at Food Industry
More than a dozen lawyers who took on Big Tobacco have filed 25 cases asserting that manufacturers like ConAgra Foods and PepsiCo are misleading consumers and violating federal law.

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