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Heavy Drinking in Middle-Age May Increase Stroke Risk More Than High Blood Pressure, Diabetes

Feb 01, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that drinking more than two alcoholic beverages daily in middle-age could substantially raise stroke risk more than traditional factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes.

Heavy Mobile Device Use May Interfere With Children's Social, Problem Solving Skills

Feb 01, 2015 AM EST Mobile devices are everywhere and children are using them more frequently at young ages.

Craigslist Personals Linked to HIV Trends

Jan 31, 2015 PM EST New research suggests that Craigslist's entry into a market results in a 15.9 percent increase in reported HIV cases.

Washington State University to Expand Journalism, Science Opportunities

Jan 30, 2015 PM EST Washington State University is in the process of expanding journalism and science opportunities, school officials announced.

Stress Shared by Same-Sex Couples May Have Unique Health Impacts

Jan 30, 2015 PM EST Stress shared by same-sex couples can have negative health impacts, according to a recent study.

University of Guelph Receives $800K for Mental Health Programs

Jan 30, 2015 PM EST The University of Guelph in Canada has received nearly $800,000 from the Ontario government to introduce two new programs aimed at improving mental health and wellness in young adults, school ...

Tweeting About Sexism May Improve a Woman's Wellbeing

Jan 30, 2015 AM EST Publicly tweeting about sexism could improve a woman's wellbeing, according to a recent study.

Common Pesticide May Increase Risk Of ADHD

Jan 30, 2015 AM EST New research suggests that a commonly used pesticide may alter the development of the brain's dopamine system -- responsible for emotional expression and cognitive function -- and increase the risk of ...

Texting May Be More Suitable Than Apps In Treatment Of Mental Illness

Jan 29, 2015 PM EST Texting may be a more suitable treatment aid for those with mental illness than mobile applications, according to a recent study.

Walnut Consumption Improves Memory, Concentration

Jan 29, 2015 PM EST Eating walnuts improves cognitive function and improves memory, according to a recent study.

Northwestern University Receives $100M For International Efforts (VIDEO)

Jan 29, 2015 PM EST Northwestern University in Illinois received a $100 million gift from an alumna to support a new center on global issues and scholarships for international students.

Blind Beetles Show Extraordinary Signs of Sight

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST A surprising discovery in the aquifers beneath the Western Australian desert challenges the traditional Darwinian view of evolution.

NYU Researchers Develop Mobile Apps That Take Students into the Laboratory

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST Researchers at the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering have developed a series of mobile applications that allow students to remotely interact with real data and equipment in real laboratories.

University of Arkansas Offers Multidisciplinary Culinary Training Program in France

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST The University of Arkansas will offer students a multidisciplinary culinary program that will give them a learning experience in France, a nation known for its culinary expertise.

Flame Retardants Exposure May Increase The Risk Of Preterm Birth

Jan 28, 2015 PM EST Maternal exposure to high levels of flame-retardants may be a contributing factor in preterm births, according to a recent study.

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