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Your boozing is making your kids anxious, study says

Getting tipsy in front of your children can lead to something worse than a hangover. Kids who see their parents get sloshed — or, for that matter, just drink in moderation — can end up feeling anxious, embarrassed and even ...

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Majority of doctors deal with racist, sexist patients: study

In a survey of about 1,200 doctors, nurses and physicians assistants, nearly 60% of them say they’ve dealt with a patient who has been outwardly biased towards them based on their race, gender, age or weight. Nearly half of those ...

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Belgian study links tumor growth with sugar intake

New research shows that sugar fuels cancer cells. A team of molecular biologists in Belgium have compiled research for nine years regarding sugar and stimulated tumor growth. The group has since published their findings in the Nature Communications journal — ...

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Women in Workplace study reveals female progress stalled

According to the study of women in the workforce, compiled by women’s group LeanIn.org and the consulting firm McKinsey & Co., women’s progress in upper management jobs has ceased and even receded in some cases. For the third year in ...

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Human tears and saliva can generate electricity: study

A special protein secreted by specific human fluids can create power. A new way to harvest electricity has been discovered by scientists: human bodily secretions. Lysozyme, a special protein that generates electricity when pressure is applied, can be used as ...

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Online friendships matter as much as in-person for teens: study

Although many adults might believe that kids today aren’t skilled at real, face-to-face interaction with other humans because of the vast amount of screen time they engage in, a new study shows that they’re not missing out on gaining essential ...

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Smartphone apps can help treat mild depression: study

Depressed? There are smartphone apps for that — and they can actually help you cope with mild to moderate forms of the condition, according to a study. Overall, the smartphone apps examined in the Australian-led research “significantly” reduced people’s depressive ...

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1 in 3 people get naked in public when they’re drunk: study

People shed more than inhibitions when they get drunk — like dresses, shirts and pants. A whopping 39% of people have removed clothing in public while under the influence of alcohol, according to a new study of American drinking habits ...

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People’s faces may tell you if they’re horny: study

Face it, if you’ve got an oval Modigliani-like mug, you’re not as likely to get lucky as someone with a square face. So says a provocative new Canadian study that found that that people with shorter, wider faces tend to ...

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New study finds Nerf guns can inflict harmful damage on eyes

“A Christmas Story” taught us that handheld toy guns can make you “shoot your eye out.” Many kids, including the movie’s Ralphie, don’t truly heed the warning. Now, new research backs up the claim that Nerf guns can pose a ...

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