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Understanding Psychopathic and Sadistic Minds

Maia Szalavitz Time Psychopathic serial killers are a source of infinite public fascination. If best-selling novels, hit TV series and popular films are any indication, you’d think real-life Hannibal Lecters were constantly running amok in the U.S. Thankfully, such offenders … Continue reading

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When does pregnancy begin? Doctors disagree

Source: Reuters Though most doctors will give you a definition of when pregnancy begins, it’s not always the same one, according to a new survey. Most of the polled obstetrician-gynecologists believe pregnancy begins when the sperm fertilizes the egg. But … Continue reading

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Study questions antidepressant-suicide link

Kerry Grens Reuters The Food and Drug Administration has a blanket warning on antidepressant medications stating they increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors among kids and young adults, but a new review of clinical data finds no link … 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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