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Teenagers ‘can be corrupted’ by Hollywood sex scenes

Andrew Hough telegraph.co.uk Psychologists concluded that teenagers exposed to more sex on screen in popular films are likely to have sexual relations with more people and without using condoms. The study, based on nearly 700 popular films, found that watching … Continue reading

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HUGE Win! Arysta pulls methyl iodide nationwide

Kathryn Gilje Panna After years of promoting their controversial pesticide in the face of scientific and public opposition, Arysta LifeScience has pulled cancer-causing methyl iodide off the U.S. market. The Tuesday evening announcement ends use in this country of what … Continue reading

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Statins linked with lower depression risk in heart patients

Steve Tokar EurekAlert Patients with heart disease who took cholesterol-lowering statins were significantly less likely to develop depression than those who did not, in a study by Mary Whooley, MD, a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and … Continue reading

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Odds of Living Very Long Life Lower Than Formerly Predicted

Source: PR Newswire CHICAGO, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The chances to reach extreme old age are much lower than previously thought, new research shows. Research just published by a team of demographers at the social science research organization NORC … Continue reading

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Australia’s Richest Person Wants To Split The Country In Half

Source: Business Insider Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest person, is back in the news for doubling her personal fortune to more than $20 billionlast week — a move that brings her closer to becoming the world’s wealthiest woman. But Rinehart, who … Continue reading

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Census: U.S. marriage rate at a record low

Source: USA Today The most dramatic decline in marriage has occurred among adults ages 18 to 29. Just 20 percent of them were married last year, compared with 59 percent in 1960. The median age at first marriage is also … Continue reading

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Fish oil pills don’t improve kids’ braininess

Source: Reuters Despite some evidence that taking fish oil pills during pregnancy can help children’s brain development, a new study suggests that the supplements make no difference in measures of intellect when the kids are six years old. The findings … Continue reading

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