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Common school program reduces signs of bullying

Kerry Grens Reuters A widely implemented school program aimed at improving kids’ behavior helps to slow the increase in bullying during the elementary grades, according to a new study. Researchers found that teachers at schools with the behavior program reported … Continue reading

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Study shows air emissions near fracking sites may impact health

David Kelly EurekAlert They contain hydrocarbons including benzene. AURORA, Colo. — In a new study, researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health have shown that air pollution caused by hydraulic fracturing or fracking may contribute to acute and chronic … Continue reading

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Migraines eased after ginger and herb treatment

Source: Reuters Migraine sufferers treated with a homeopathic preparation of ginger and the herb feverfew may find some pain relief, according to a preliminary study. Feverfew, which is derived from a flowering plant, has long been thought to be a … Continue reading

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Migraine Linked to Increased Risk of Depression in Women

PR Newswire NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — New research suggests women who have migraine or have had them in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine. The … Continue reading

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EU to blame for Europe’s growing obesity epidemic ‘by encouraging import of cheap calorie-laden food’

Sadie Whitelocks Daily Mail The EU could be to blame for Europe’s growing obesity epidemic, say scientists. A study found that because of lower import tariffs, the 27 member states have higher supplies of red meat and dairy compared to … Continue reading

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Evergreen Neurologist Co-Authors New Study Linking Coffee, Genetics and Parkinson’s Disease Prevention

Source: PR Newswire A recent study co-authored by Evergreen Healthcare neurologist Dr. Pinky Agarwal finds good news for coffee drinkers: consuming caffeinated coffee may significantly reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease in some men and women depending on their genetics, … Continue reading

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Laughter really is the best medicine: Watching a funny film ‘good for your heart’… but stay away from horror and war movies

Source: Daily Mail Watching a film that makes you laugh is good for your heart, according to a study. Researchers found watching a movie or programme that produces laughter has a positive effect on vascular function and is opposite to … Continue reading

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Exposed: Deadly Cancer Drugs Make Cancer Worse and Kill Patients More Quickly

Source: Natural Society Cancer drugs, pushed by many drug companies as the only ‘scientific’ method of combating cancer alongside chemotherapy, have been found to actually make cancer worse and kill patients more quickly. The findings come after research was conducted … Continue reading

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Addicted! Scientists show how internet dependency alters the human brain

Source: Independent Internet addiction has for the first time been linked with changes in the brain similar to those seen in people addicted to alcohol, cocaine and cannabis. In a groundbreaking study, researchers used MRI scanners to reveal abnormalities in … Continue reading

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Unwelcome travelers: Pesticides in the Arctic

Source: Panna Endosulfan. Chlorpyrifos. Chlorothalonil. Not words one would associate with the crisp, cold air and water of the Arctic region. But new researchshows that these pesticides, among others, are traveling to the Arctic from as far as South East … Continue reading

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