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Indoor Tanning Beds Must Display Cancer Risks/Warnings Per FDA Proposal

Indoor Tanning Beds Must Display Cancer Risks/Warnings Per FDA Proposal

Indoor "sun" worshipers beware! The FDA has just issued a proposal which would require all indoor tanning beds to display associated cancer risks and other warnings involved in their use. The move, announced on Monday, May 6, 2013, is in support of more federal regulation over the usage of tanning...

On the Brink: CEOs and Psychopathy

On the Brink: CEOs and Psychopathy

Most CEOs are responsible individuals, but the rest of us aren’t often surprised when it emerges that the head of a major corporation has been caught stealing company funds or otherwise displaying traits of a psychopath.

Autism: What We Know Today

Autism: What We Know Today

Autism is a spectrum of neurodevelopmental disorders characterized by poor communication skills and impaired social interaction.

Climate Change to Blame for Worsened Seasonal Allergies Within the U.S.

Climate Change to Blame for Worsened Seasonal Allergies Within the U.S.

A recent study blames climate change for worsened seasonal allergies within the U.S. per reports from the University of Utah and the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. The report suggests that because of warmer temperatures and the amount of carbon dioxide in the air, plants and...

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Are Americans Getting Their Money's Worth in Healthcare?

Money spent on healthcare in the U.S. exceeds that of any other nation while the condition of Americans' health seems to fall short of that in other developed nations.

New Study Shows Premature Babies Thrive With Music Therapy

New Study Shows Premature Babies Thrive With Music Therapy

A recent study published in the May 2013 journal of Pediatrics has shown that premature babies respond well to and thrive with music therapy. The study, led by Joanne Loewy of the Beth Israel's Louis Armstrong Center for Music and Medicine, followed over 272 babies born before 37 weeks gestation...

Psilocybin, Magic Mushroom Compound, May Treat Depression Per $800k+ Study

Psilocybin, Magic Mushroom Compound, May Treat Depression Per $800k+ Study

A three year study which cost $842,000 dollars which investigated Psilocybin, the primary chemical compound found in magic mushrooms, found that it may treat depression. Though funding for the study was cut off because the team used a synthetic variation of the psychoactive Class A drug rather...

Walking, Not Running, Better for Your Heart Per Latest Study

Walking, Not Running, Better for Your Heart Per Latest Study

A recent study conducted by Paul Williams of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Paul Thompson of Hartford Hospital found that walking, not running, is better for your heart and yields higher boosts to your health. Though both forms of exercise reduce blood pressure and cholesterol as well...

Study Links Parents' Arguing and Affects on Infant's Brains

Study Links Parents' Arguing and Affects on Infant's Brains

A study conducted by the University of Oregon has found a link between parents' arguing and affects on their sleeping infant's brains. The team of researchers lead by Alice Graham of the University scanned the brains of twenty sleeping babies (ages 6 months to one year) using magnetic resonance...

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $100k Challenge: Reinvent the Condom

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation $100k Challenge: Reinvent the Condom

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation revealed their latest Grand Challenges In Explorations initiative: the March 4, 2013 offer of $100,000 to scientists, researchers, students, and entrepreneurs interested in reinventing the condom. The aim: to devise ways of getting more people to use the number...