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July 3, 2015


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How Long‑Necked Dinosaurs Drank

Long-necked creatures like giraffes have special hearts, arteries and vessels to keep healthy blood flow to and from the brain, despite their long journey.

August 28, 2014


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Thinking About Aging

Insecurities about aging can actually cause incompetence and health problems in elderly people.

July 28, 2014


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The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

Recent studies have found that chocolate very well may have health benefits.

November 29, 2013


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The Costs of Sleep Deprivation

ATTENTION Night Owls! Losing sleep takes a serious toll on your health and safety.

May 7, 2013


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Express Yourself And Live Longer

Here's an interesting fact: Italians and Spaniards live nearly two years longer, on average, than people who live in England.

July 4, 2012


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Leg Cramps Like Clockwork

If you get bad leg cramps, it could be a sign of serious heart disease.

December 13, 2011


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Why Salt Makes You Thirsty

Why does eating salty popcorn or baked ham make you thirsty, sometimes a few hours after you've eaten it?

July 26, 2011


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Samatha Meditation Could Reduce Pain

Scientists have found that mindfulness meditation, known as "Samatha Meditation," could be reducing the pain that people experience.

April 20, 2011


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Should Your Teen Watch Their Salt Intake?

The typical American teenager eats about nine grams of salt per day. That's twice the recommended amount.

April 12, 2011


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What Is The Connection Between Snoring And Metabolic Syndrome?

Snoring can be a red flag for diseases like heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

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