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March 1, 2017

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March 1, 2017

Poor Adolescent, Early Adult Diet Associated With Increased Risk for Premenopausal Breast Cancer

Mar. 1, 2017 — Women who consumed a diet as adolescents or young adults associated with chronic inflammation had a higher risk for premenopausal breast cancer compared with those whose adolescent and early ... read more

Study Finds Participants Feel Moral Outrage Toward Those Who Decide to Not Have Children

Mar. 1, 2017 — Data representing individuals from across the United States indicates that US adults are increasingly delaying the decision to have children or forgoing parenthood entirely. Yet evidence suggests ... read more

Overweight Mothers Underestimate Their Children's Weight

Mar. 1, 2017 — Mothers who are overweight or obese tend to underestimate the weights of their obese children, according to a new study that surveyed 230 overweight or obese mothers in St. Louis who had a ... read more

Study Shows How Information Sources Affect Voters

Feb. 28, 2017 — For all the fact-checking and objective reporting produced by major media outlets, voters in the US nonetheless rely heavily on their pre-existing views when deciding if politicians' statements ... read more

Effects of Early Preventive Dental Care in Medicaid-Enrolled Children: Greater Costs

Feb. 27, 2017 — Children receiving early preventive dental care from a dentist had more frequent tooth decay-related treatment, a higher rate of visits and higher annual dental expenditures, a new study ... read more

Involuntary Urinary Incontinence Can Discourage Sufferers from Exercise

Feb. 27, 2017 — Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman are linked to lower levels of exercise, research shows. Involuntary urinary incontinence symptoms can discourage sufferers from partaking in ... read more

Watching Birds Near Your Home Is Good for Your Mental Health

Feb. 25, 2017 — People living in neighborhoods with more birds, shrubs and trees are less likely to suffer from depression, anxiety and stress, according to new ... read more

Teach Yourself Everyday Happiness With Imagery Training

Feb. 24, 2017 — Researchers have found that self-guided positive imagery training can successfully combat negative emotions in our daily lives. This tool is so powerful that it also changes the way our brain ... read more

Interactive Health Apps May Inspire Healthy Behaviors, but Watch the Tone

Feb. 24, 2017 — Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good -- but controlled -- communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, according to researchers. However, if their tone is ... read more

Can Staying Active Help to Prevent Chronic Pain? Physical Activity Affects Pain Modulation in Older Adults

Feb. 24, 2017 — Older adults with higher levels of physical activity have pain modulation patterns that might help lower their risk of developing chronic pain, reports a ... read more

Study Catalogs the Complex Flavors of American-Made Goat Cheese

Feb. 24, 2017 — Researchers generated a flavor lexicon that lists the 39 flavor attributes in cheeses made with goat milk. Flavor lexicons are important tools for cheesemakers because they help with development, ... read more

Elevated Stress Levels Among Norway's Youngest Children in Childcare

Feb. 24, 2017 — Norwegian researchers measured the stress hormone cortisol in 112 toddlers from 85 different childcare centers in six municipalities, approximately five months after they started attending. Children ... read more

Who Sweats More: Men or Women?

Feb. 23, 2017 — Sex differences in heat loss responses are dependent on body size and not sex, meaning that larger individuals sweat more than smaller ones during cycle exercise in warm and tolerable ... read more

Desks Join the Internet of Things

Feb. 23, 2017 — The internet of things promises to revolutionize the way we live, connecting the objects in our homes to one another and to the vast array of information available online. The possibilities are ... read more

The Differences Between a Sprain, Strain and Tear

Feb. 23, 2017 — For many, the start of a new year means the start of a new workout regimen. It is difficult enough to make the time commitment, but nothing throws off a resolution like an ... read more

Early Birds May Make Healthier Food Choices Than Night Owls

Feb. 23, 2017 — Researchers looked at data from nearly 2,000 randomly chosen people to determine if their circadian or biological clock rhythm (chronotype) affected what they ate and at what time. Clear differences ... read more

Feb. 23, 2017 — People who suffer long-term stress may also be more prone to obesity, according to research that involved examining hair samples for levels of cortisol, a hormone which regulates the body's ... read more

The Role of Weight in Postmenopausal Women's Longevity

Feb. 23, 2017 — In a large multiethnic study, being underweight was linked with an increased risk of early death among postmenopausal women, report ... read more

A Prescription With Legs

Feb. 23, 2017 — Physician-delivered step count prescriptions, combined with the use of a pedometer, can lead to a 20 per cent increase in daily steps, as well as measurable health benefits, such as lower blood sugar ... read more

Eating Up to Ten Portions of Fruit and Vegetables a Day May Prevent 7.8 Million Premature Deaths Worldwide

Feb. 23, 2017 — A fruit and vegetable intake above five-a-day shows major benefit in reducing the chance of heart attack, stroke, cancer and early ... read more

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