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Cocaine, Amphetamine Users May Be More Likely To Attempt Suicide

Dec 16, 2014 AM EST New research from the University of Montreal and the CHUM Research Center suggest that people who use stimulants such as cocaine and amphetamine have a nearly two-fold greater likelihood of suicidal ...

Partner Abuse Could be Reduced By Alcohol-Control Laws

Dec 16, 2014 AM EST New research suggests that neighborhoods with few bars and liquor stores tend to have lower rates of intimate partner violence.

Vehicles Powered By Electricity Could Save Lives

Dec 16, 2014 AM EST Switching to vehicles that use electricity from renewable energy could significantly reduce deaths caused by air pollution, according to a recent study.

Many Patients Don't Understand Risks of Unnecessary Antibiotics

Dec 15, 2014 PM EST New research suggests that many patients don't understand the risk of the unnecessary prescribing of antibiotics, which is a major factor driving one of the biggest public health concerns today: ...

Spelman College Suspends Bill Cosby Endowed Professorship

Dec 15, 2014 PM EST A historically black women's college in Atlanta, Ga., is distancing itself from Bill Cosby amid allegations by more than two dozen women that the comedian and actor sexually assaulted and drugged ...

Obese Children's Brains May Be More Responsive To Sugar

Dec 15, 2014 AM EST The brains of obese children are more responsive to sugar, according to a recent study from the University of California in San Diego.

Evangel University Education Department Launches First Doctoral Program

Dec 14, 2014 PM EST Evangel University's Education department launched its first doctoral program during the fall 2014 semester, offering an Ed.D. of Educational Leadership in Curriculum & Instruction.

Training Elderly in Social Media May Improve Well-being and Combat Isolation

Dec 12, 2014 AM EST Training older people how to use social media improves cognitive capacity, increases a sense of self-competence and could have a beneficial overall impact on mental health and well-being, according to ...

Mobile Device Use Reduces Interactions Between Mother, Child During Mealtime

Dec 12, 2014 AM EST Mobile device use at the dinner table could lead to few interactions between mother and child, accoridng to a recent study.

Poor Diet Links Obese Mothers and Stunted Children

Dec 12, 2014 AM EST Malnutrition is a major cause of stunted growth in children, but new research on mothers and children in Egypt suggests that the problem is not just about quantity of food but also quality.

Niagara University Nursing Programs Reaccredited

Dec 11, 2014 PM EST Niagara University's nursing programs have been reaccredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), school officials announced.

AT&T Donates $50,000 to Fresno State's Tablet Program

Dec 11, 2014 PM EST Fresno State in California received at $50,000 donation from AT&T to assist in the expansion of its tablet program, school officials announced.

Lack of Sleep, Sleep-Related Breathing Problems May Increase Obesity Risk in Kids

Dec 11, 2014 PM EST Sleep-related breathing problems and chronic lack of sleep significantly increase children's risk of obesity, according to a recent study.

Many College Students Believe Hookah Is a Safer Alternative to Cigarette Smoking

Dec 11, 2014 PM EST Many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes despite emerging evidence suggesting otherwise, according to a recent study.

Toddlers Who Share A Bed With Their Parents May Have An Increased Risk of Asthma

Dec 11, 2014 AM EST Toddlers who share a bed with their parents have an increased risk of asthma in later childhood, according to a recent study.

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