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The Science Behind the World Cup Hole in Your Heart

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:42pm
Hardcore soccer fans are at a sudden loss –- not due to a lack of victory so much as an abrupt end to a global sports party.
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11 Things To Do While the Kids Are at Camp

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 2:55pm
While the children are away, parents will play. Go ahead, listen to NPR without whining from the backseat. Cook a 4-course meal at 10 p.m. Pantsless.






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The Relationship Between Stress and High-Fat Foods

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:42pm
An obesity study says turning to high-fat meals during times of stress may actually make you gain more weight than normal. Erika Edwards reports.






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Stress Eating May Be Worse Than You Think

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:39pm
Researchers sure know how to take the “comfort” out of comfort food. A new study suggests eating while stressed could add 11 pounds in a year.






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'My Fitbit Made Me Fat': Bands Said to Backfire

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:01pm
Some people say their fitness bands actually move the scale in the wrong direction — making them pack on the pounds.






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'My Fitbit Is Making Me Fat': Bands Said to Backfire

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 1:00pm
Some people say their fitness bands actually move the scale in the wrong direction — making them pack on the pounds.






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Skin Itchy? Your iPad Might Be the Cause

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 10:31am
It turns out the popular tablet computer may contain nickel, one of the most common allergy-inducing metals.






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Parents Are Terrible at Measuring Kids' Medications

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:43am
Parents aren’t doing a great job measuring out medications for their little ones — and the problem may be helped by switching to the metric system.






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Parents Are Terrible at Measuring Kids' Medicications

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 3:43am
Parents aren’t doing a great job measuring out medications for their little ones — and the problem may be helped by switching to the metric system.






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Co-Sleeping Linked to Shockingly High Number of Deaths

Mon, 07/14/2014 - 12:46am
Bed sharing with an infant, or co-sleeping, has become a hot-button issue for many parents.






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Worried About Developing Alzheimer's? Check Your Eyes

Sun, 07/13/2014 - 11:00am
People worried they might be developing Alzheimer’s may be able to ask their eye doctors to have a quick peek or take a simple smell test.






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Little Monsters: Even Toddlers Feel Schadenfreude

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 8:47am
Children as young as 2 experience a type of schadenfreude, a new study finds.






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Got a Nasty Coach? You May Be More Willing to Cheat

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:52am
Coach abuse can derail morals, while ethical leadership builds morale.






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'Holy Toledo': Smallpox Discovery Opens Painful Scabs

Sat, 07/12/2014 - 5:34am
Vials of smallpox virus discovered in a closet are reminders of humanity's one and only victory over a deadly scourge.






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Lady in Red: Women See Color as a Sexual Threat

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 3:28pm
A new study finds that women think ladies in red are more interested in sex and less faithful than women wearing white or green.






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'Troubling' Scares: CDC Shuts Anthrax and Flu Labs

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 2:25pm
The nation's highest-level biosecurity labs have been barred from sending out biologic samples after recent breaches in protocol.






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Which Americans Are Happiest About Their Looks?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 1:06pm
You might think young people are happiest with their looks, but it turns out older Americans feel best about their physical appearance.






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Hey, Four Eyes: More Education Leads to Lousy Vision

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 11:14am
Turns out there’s something to that image of the four-eyed nerd: New research suggests higher levels of education really could make you need glasses.
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Highs and Lows: Should America Legalize Marijuana?

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 4:33am
Kevin A. Sabet, from Smart Approaches to Marijuana, and Allen St. Pierre, from NORML, debate the health effects of widespread marijuana use.






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Pros and Cons: Should America Legalize Marijuana?

Thu, 07/10/2014 - 6:37pm
Kevin A. Sabet, from Smart Approaches to Marijuana, and Allen St. Pierre, from NORML, debate the health effects of widespread marijuana use.






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