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May 5, 2015

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May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015 — America's best teachers rap their algebra lessons, use music to teach Kafka and find other ways to use their own creative interests to teach their students, finds a new study. Examining the ... read more

Nonstop Shopping: Impact of Mobile Technology on Purchasing Patterns

May 5, 2015 — Customers who adopted mobile technology for their grocery shopping shopped more often and placed larger orders, research shows. The data was collected between 2011 and 2013 from an Internet-only ... read more

Young People Think Friends Are More at Risk of Cyberbullying

May 3, 2015 — Young people are aware of the risks of cyberbullying but perceive others as being more at risk than themselves. Young women are more vulnerable to this perception than young ... read more

Identifying Speech, Hearing Problems Early May Prevent Future Losses

May 1, 2015 — Experts share tips and tools that identify and prevent speech, voice, and hearing impairments. Such impairments affect 43 million Americans, they say, noting how important it is to diagnose these ... read more

May 1, 2015 — New research has brought us closer to being able to understand the health benefits of ... read more

Guidance Improves Food Safety Practices at School, Community Gardens

May 1, 2015 — School and community gardens have become increasingly popular in recent years, but the people managing and working in these gardens are often unfamiliar with food safety practices that reduce the ... read more

Frequent Aspirin Use Reduces Risk of Cervical Cancer by Nearly Half

Apr. 30, 2015 — Long-term and frequent use of aspirin is associated with significantly decreased risk of cervical cancer, according to a study. According to the American Cancer Society, 12,900 new cases of cervical ... read more

Buyers With a Trade-in Get a Raw Deal

Apr. 30, 2015 — A consumer with a trade-in actually forks over more money to the dealer than consumers without a trade-in, new research shows. The research theorizes that sellers of durable goods for which dealers ... read more

Higher Levels of Inattention at Age Seven Linked With Lower Final High School Exam Grades

Apr. 30, 2015 — New research has shown that children who display increasing levels of inattention at the age of seven are at risk of worse academic outcomes in their GCSE examinations ... read more

Uterine Cooling Can Reduce C-Section Blood Loss, Study Reveals

Apr. 30, 2015 — A never-before-seen childbirth technique could help a woman's body heal itself through temperature changes, according to a pilot study. In a finding that could someday decrease global maternal ... read more

Vitamin D Toxicity Rare in People Who Take Supplements, Researchers Report

Apr. 30, 2015 — Americans have low vitamin D levels, research shows, and as a result, vitamin D supplement use has climbed in recent years. Vitamin D has been shown to boost bone health and it may play a role in ... read more

Busy Americans Can Reap Health Benefits by Balancing Protein Intake Throughout the Day

Apr. 30, 2015 — Researchers conducted a review of the current scientific literature on protein consumption and found that a moderate increase in protein consumption at each meal, balanced throughout the day, can ... read more

Increase in Types, Brands of Same Food Items Could Contribute to Overconsumption

Apr. 30, 2015 — People who eat different types and brands of commonly available food items, such as pizza, are more likely to overeat than people who tend to consume the same brand, research ... read more

ACP Releases Advice for the Proper Time, Test, and Interval for Cervical Cancer Screening

Apr. 30, 2015 — Clinical advice has been presented aimed at reducing overuse of cervical cancer screening in average risk women without symptoms. The advice suggests that physicians should start screening average ... read more

Fat Grafting for Buttocks Augmentation: Combined Technique Gives Good Results

Apr. 30, 2015 — Have you ever dreamed of taking fat from one area where you had a little too much, and transferring to somewhere you wanted a little more? A Brazilian plastic surgery team has done just that, using a ... read more

Big Data Reveals Classical Music Creation Secrets

Apr. 30, 2015 — A new study uncovers how classical music composers collaborate, mix, and influence one another: Results show how culture evolves and predict the future of the recording market. A team of scientists ... read more

Apr. 30, 2015 — Behavioral conformity has been studied extensively and is commonly explained in terms of social pressure or impact. Surprisingly, however, recent research suggests that social factors may not be ... read more

Apr. 30, 2015 — Pancreatic cancer rates are highest in countries with the least amount of sunlight, researchers report. Low sunlight levels in those countries, they say, were due to a combination of heavy cloud ... read more

Apr. 29, 2015 — A new study forecasting how life expectancy will change in England and Wales has predicted people will live longer than current estimates. They predict that life expectancy nationally will increase ... read more

Apr. 29, 2015 — Professionals whose jobs require more speaking, developing strategies, conflict resolution and managerial tasks may experience better protection against memory and thinking decline in old age than ... read more

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