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Western Illinois University to Start Men's Chorus Program

Jan 03, 2015 AM EST Western Illinois University will start a choral ensemble for men, school officials announced.

Obesity Not Always Linked to Metabolic Problems

Jan 02, 2015 PM EST Obesity does not always go hand in hand with metabolic changes in the body that can lead to diabetes, heart disease and stroke, according to a recent study.

Thomas College Adopts Test-Optional Policy

Jan 02, 2015 PM EST Thomas College in Maine will no longer require standardized test scores for admissions, school officials announced.

Forests Absorb About 1.4 Billion Metric Tons of Carbon Dioxide

Jan 02, 2015 AM EST Tropical forests may be absorbing far more carbon dioxide than thought, in response to rising atmospheric levels of the greenhouse gas, according to a new NASA-led study.

Economic Insecurity May Impact Diabetes Control Among Patients

Jan 02, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that difficulty paying for food and medications may be associated with poor diabetes control among patients.

SUNY Oswego Adopts Smoke-Free Policy

Jan 01, 2015 AM EST The new year will bring a fresh start for faculty and students at SUNY Oswego as the school joins a growing number of colleges in the United States with smoke free campuses.

Living With Pets May Improve Social Skills of Children With Autism

Dec 31, 2014 PM EST Autistic children have stronger social skills when they live with pets, according to a new study from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Parental History of Suicide Attempt Linked to Increased Risk in Kids

Dec 31, 2014 PM EST Children born to a parent with a history of attempting suicide are more likely to attempt suicide child's risk of attempting suicide, according to a recent study.

Reduced Physical Activity for 5 Days Increases Diabetes Risk

Dec 31, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that daily physical activity has a significant impact on vascular health.

Neonatal HBV Vaccine May Reduces Liver Cancer Risk

Dec 31, 2014 PM EST Neonatal HBV vaccination reduces the risk of liver cancer and other liver diseases in young adults in China, according to a recent study from the Cancer Institute & Hospital at the Chinese Academy of ...

Red Meat Sugar Molecule Increases Risk of Cancer

Dec 30, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that red meat promotes inflammation and cancer progression because it contains a sugar molecule that is "unnatural to human biology."

Pets May Improve Social Skills of Children With Autism

Dec 30, 2014 PM EST Children with autism have stronger social skills when they live with pets, according to a recent study from the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Ebola: Bats Are Possible Source of the Epidemic

Dec 30, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that the outbreak of the Ebola virus disease occurring in West Africa may have originated from contact between humans and virus-infected bats.

USDA Offers New Student, Postdoctoral Fellowships

Dec 30, 2014 PM EST The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture will award colleges and universities nearly $17 million to support undergraduate, predoctoral, and postdoctoral ...

Family Criticizing Your Weight May Cause You to Gain More Pounds

Dec 29, 2014 PM EST Criticizing someone's weight may cause them to pack on more pounds, according to a recent study.

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