Topic: General Health


April 20, 2011

Dating Sites: Should They Be Held Responsible?

Following the filing of a suit against Match.com by a woman who claims that a date with a man she met through their service went horribly wrong and that she was raped, three primary questions have emerged: Are dating sites... ... more

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April 19, 2011

Study: 'Weight Loss May Improve Your Memory'

New research from Kent State University recently published in the journal Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases indicates that losing weight not only provides a variety of health benefits, but may also help sharpen your memory. Drucilla Dyess writes at... ... more

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April 14, 2011

Study Finds High Vitamin D Levels May Lower Macular Degeneration Risk

Age-related macular degeneration is a chronic, late-onset disease that degrades the eye's retina over time and results in degeneration of the macula, the central portion of the retina that allows for focused, precise vision. It is the leading cause of... ... more

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April 12, 2011

Good News For Older Shopaholics: Seniors Who Shop Frequently Live Longer

A new study from Taiwan published in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health indicates that elderly people who shop as frequently as every day are more likely to live longer than less frequent shoppers, with men appearing to... ... more

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February 8, 2011

Adolescent Female Facebook Users More Prone To Eating Disorders

Although I seriously doubt that adolescent female Facebook users learning that using Facebook can result in them having an eating disorder will in any way be detered from using it unabated, nonetheless, a new study, conducted from the University of... ... more

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