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A new University of Illinois study reports that sleeping patterns in a family affect all the members of the household, not just children. The study reveals how parents and their children are likely...more
In a new analysis found in CA: Cancer Journal for Clinicians, researchers have learned that everything you think you know about the causes of rising obesity in the U.S. might be wrong.
A slew of concerts and appearances have been a part of Olivia Newton-John's life repertoire. She's been touring and performing duets with John Travolta, her co-star in Grease.
But, while she...more
According to a University of Colorado Cancer Center evidence study, the health effects of childhood obesity may be long-lasting even in cases in which obese children lose weight later in...more
A new study recently published in the American Journal of Public Health deemed Twitter as a way to help address certain health issues.
The study, conducted by Jenine K. Harris, PhD, assistant...more
In a study published online in the Early Edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers discovered that a form of mindfulness meditation called Integrative Body-Mind...more
According to a paper found online in the Journal of Adolescent Health, researchers have learned people are apt to smoke whether or not they were sexually or physically abused, but tend to smoke more...more
A study that appeared in the November issue of the journal AIDS Patient Care and STDs reveals that having high knowledge about HIV and engaging in risky sexual activity do not make high-school-aged...more
A new study set for publication in The Journal of Pediatrics finds that behavioral problems such as aggression, withdrawal and attention issues are linked to soft drink consumption in young...more
A new study finds that young homeless people who have same-sex friends and acquaintances with stable housing are at lower risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Findings also reveal that...more