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Study Shows “Social Support” May Be the Key To Stop Bullying
Diabetes Insider
A recent study asked more than 20,000 adolescent-age children to discuss their experiences with bullying and cyberbullying. They were also asked if they could identify some of the mental health and emotional...

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Low carb diets more than low fat ones may help protect against heart disease.
Washington Post
THE QUESTION Cutting carbohydrates has become a popular way to lose weight. In the process, might you also be helping your heart? THIS STUDY involved 148 men and women, about 47 years old on ave...

Traffic Safety Concerns Arise Regarding Recreational Marijuana
In October of 2012, New York teenager Joseph Beer smoked some marijuana and then got behind the wheel of a Subaru Impreza, loaded in four of his friends and proceeded to speed down the highway at more than 100 mph. Eve...

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(MedPage Today) -- For weight loss and for reducing cardiovascular risk, cutting down on carbs was a more effective strategy than limiting fat intake in a randomized trial, researchers found.
Posted: September 1, 2014, 9:00 pm
BARCELONA (MedPage Today) -- Stimulation of either the right or left vagus nerve appeared to improve cardiac function in patients with heart failure, researchers said here.
Posted: September 1, 2014, 6:38 pm
(MedPage Today) -- As Stand Up To Cancer approaches its fourth telecast, a Nobel laureate -- and others -- reflect on its effect on science and culture.
Posted: September 1, 2014, 5:51 pm
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