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Exposure to Mercury, Seafood May be Associated with Risk Factor for Autoimmune Disease

Feb 10, 2015 PM EST Exposure to mercury through seafood is one of the greatest risk factors for autoimmunity among women of childbearing age, according to a recent study.

Awkward Positions, Fatigue May Trigger Lower Back Pain

Feb 10, 2015 AM EST Manual tasks involving awkward positions, distractions and fatigue will significantly increase the risk of lower back pain, according to a recent study.

Energy Drinks May Increase Hyperactivity in Schoolchildren

Feb 09, 2015 PM EST Children who consume heavily sweetened energy drinks are more likely to be hyperactive, according to a recent study.

HPV Vaccination Not Linked to Increase in Sexually Transmitted Infections

Feb 09, 2015 PM EST Many people are concerned human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination may promote unsafe sexual activity, but a new study of adolescent girls finds that HPV vaccination was not associated with increases in ...

Premature Babies May Have Psychiatric Problems As Adults

Feb 09, 2015 AM EST People born as extremely low birth weight babies are more likely than others to have psychiatric problems as adults, according to a recent study.

Marijuana May Be Effective Against Depression

Feb 09, 2015 AM EST Medical Marijuana could be used to treat depression, according to a recent study.

Drinking Red Wine May Burn Fat

Feb 08, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that drinking red grape juice or wine could improve the health of overweight people by helping them burn fat better.

Deaf People at Higher Risk of Developing Heart Disease, Diabetes

Feb 08, 2015 AM EST Deaf people who sign have poorer health than the general population, according to a recent study.

E-cigarette Vapors, Flavorings May Trigger Lung Cell Stress

Feb 08, 2015 AM EST E-cigarettes are a toxic replacement for tobacco products, according to a recent study.

Eastern Oregon University to Offer New Online MBA

Feb 06, 2015 PM EST Students at Eastern Oregon University will have the option to complete a master of business administration degree entirely online, school officials announced.

Organic Food May Reduce Pesticide Exposure

Feb 06, 2015 AM EST Many health-conscious individuals who understand the benefits of eating fresh fruits and veggies are not aware of the amount of pesticides they could be ingesting along with their vitamin C and fiber.

Lehigh University, Zimride to Launch Local Ride-Matching Network

Feb 05, 2015 PM EST Lehigh University is partnering with a Rent-A-Car service to launch a new transportation option -- an online ride -- matching service that easily connects drivers and passengers heading to the same ...

Grambling State University Will Expand Recycling Program

Feb 05, 2015 PM EST Grambling State University will expand its recycling program, replacing one trash bin at a time with a recycling bin, to make the planet a little greener, school officials announced.

Heavy Rainfall Events Are Becoming More Frequent in Hawaii

Feb 05, 2015 AM EST Heavy rainfall events have become more frequent over the last 50 years on the big island of Hawaii.

Red Wine, Grapes May Help Prevent Memory Loss

Feb 05, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that consuming red grapes and peanuts could help prevent memory loss.

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