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Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Desp…

May 16, 2011 by Todd Edwards

You're So Vain: New Survey Shows Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Despite Knowing Health Risks   For many teens and young adults, living in the moment is all about having fun, looking good and not worrying...

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Scientists Find Stem Cells That Tell Hai…

September 28, 2012 by Bill Hathaway

Yale researchers have discovered the source of signals that trigger hair growth, an insight that may lead to new treatments for baldness   The researchers identified stem cells within the skin's fatty layer and showed that molecular signals...

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Meditation Strengthens the Brain

March 13, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

Meditation strengthens the connections between brain cells   Earlier evidence out of UCLA suggested that meditating for years thickens the brain (in a good way) and strengthens the connections between brain cells. Now a further report by UCLA...

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Obesity Promotes Tumor Growth Regardless…

October 15, 2012 by American Association for Cancer Research

Researchers may have discovered a new explanation as to why obese patients with cancer often have a poorer prognosis compared with those who are lean   The potential explanation is based on data reported in Cancer Research, a...

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Scientists have way to control sugars th…

September 28, 2012 by Brian Wallheimer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Scientists can now turn on or off the enzymes responsible for processing starchy foods into sugars in the human digestive system,   a finding they believe will allow them to better control those processes...

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Mold exposure in infancy increases asthm…

September 29, 2011 by University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center

Infants who live in "moldy” homes are three times more likely to develop asthma   Infants who live in "moldy” homes are three times more likely to develop asthma by age 7, according to a study led by...

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