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Smoking and obesity results in markedly higher health-care costs

A new study finds that smokers and the obese ring up substantially higher annual health care costs than their nonsmoking, […]

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By R Kennedy | Addiction . Food . News . Obesity
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Stress Trigger Processes Discovered in the Brain

An important factor for stress has been identified by scientists. The protein secretagogin that plays an important role in the […]

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By R Kennedy | Neuroscience . News . Stress
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Use of social media gets science, scientists noticed

Academic researchers are turning to social media more and more, especially among the younger scientists and a new willingness to […]

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By R Kennedy | Communicatin . News . Research . Science . Social media
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New research finds nearly 1 in 5 adults have persistent pain

New research from the University of Washington in Seattle reported that “published adult prevalence estimates of chronic pain in the […]

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By R Kennedy | Chronic Pain . News . Pain
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Social media choices when sharing important personal events

A new study is the first study to examine the use and effects of interpersonal media in social sharing. [More…]

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First Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism

Researchers from UC San Francisco have completed the first Internet-based clinical trial for children with autism, establishing it as a […]

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Keep Your Promises But Don’t Exceed Them

Researchers from the University of California, San Diego studied promises – defined as social contracts. Breaking promises has been studied […]

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By R Kennedy | News . Promises
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Social media helps users embrace differences

University of Missouri communication researchers have found that online social media gives users an outlet to embrace their differences and […]

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