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Duke University School of Nursing Selects New Dean

May 13, 2014 PM EDT The School of Nursing at Duke University in North Carolina has named Marione E. Broome as its next dean.

College Students More Likely To Drive After Smoking Marijuana Than Drinking Alcohol

May 13, 2014 PM EDT Underage college students are more likely to drive after smoking pot or to ride in a car with a driver who had, according to a recent study Reuters reported.

Released Prisoners Are More Than Twice As Likely To Die Prematurely

May 13, 2014 PM EDT Former prisoners are more likely to die prematurely than those who have not been imprisoned, according to a recent study.

Wine, Chocolate May Not Improve Health

May 13, 2014 PM EDT A compound found in red wine, grapes and chocolate may not be linked to improved health as once claimed, according to a news study Reuters reported.

NDSU Weapons Policy Bans Fencing Club From Practicing On Campus

May 13, 2014 AM EDT The fencing club at North Dakota State University cannot hold practices on campus as a result of the school's weapons policy, Campus Reform reported.

People With Anxiety, Depression More Likely To Use E-Cigarettes

May 13, 2014 AM EDT People with mental health conditions were found more likely to use e-cigarettes, according to a recent study.

People Exposed To Paint, Glue Fumes Experience Memory, Thinking Problems Years Later

May 12, 2014 PM EDT People who are exposed to paint, glue or degreaser fumes at work or on a regular basis may experience memory and thinking problems in retirement or decades after exposure, according to a recent study.

Herbal Tea May Reduce Risk Of Colon Cancer

May 12, 2014 PM EDT People who drink herbal tea at least once a week may have a reduced risk of distal colon and rectal cancers, according to a recent study Counsel and Heal reported.

Bullied Children May Experience Inflammation Into Adulthood

May 12, 2014 PM EDT Bullied children may experience an increase of low-grade inflammation throughout the body that persists into adulthood, according to a recent study Reuters reported.

Bonding Exercises Could Help Foster Families Connect

May 12, 2014 PM EDT Video stories and other bonding exercises could help improve communication between teenagers and their foster families, according to a recent study.

Pregnancy Significantly Increases Risk Of Serious Car Accidents

May 12, 2014 PM EDT Women have a higher risk of getting into a serious car crash when they are expecting than they do in the years before or afterward, according to a recent study USA Today reported.

People With Sense of Purpose In Life May Live Longer

May 12, 2014 PM EDT People who have a sense of purpose in life may live longer, according to a recent study.

Children Exposed To Nicotine-Addicted Parent Are More Likely To Become Heavy Smokers

May 12, 2014 AM EDT Children of parents addicted to nicotine are more likely to become heavy smokers, according to a recent study.

ADHD Treatment May Reduce Smoking Rates

May 12, 2014 AM EDT Adolescents taking stimulant medications to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are less likely to smoke, according to a recent study HealthDay reported.

Anti-Aging Gene Helps Boost Brain Power

May 11, 2014 PM EDT People who have a variant of a longevity gene, called KLOTHO, have enhanced cognitive abilities, according to a recent study Counsel and Heal reported.

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