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You may have heard that too much salt is bad for you. Have you ever really understood why though? Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Commuting is tough on cars, but the most troubling thing about commuting is the toll it takes on people's health. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Eat too much and you might wind up obese. Eat the wrong things and watch your cholesterol shoot through the roof. As if that’s not enough, doctors have found that, taken together, conditions like high blood pressure and obesity are good predictors of illnesses including heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
Good news pet lovers! A recent study shows that your dog Rex or your cat Muffy may actually help control blood pressure during stressful times.
Some research has shown that people snore less in space. Today on A Moment of Science, we’re going to discuss what ramifications this has for us down-to-earth snorers. Scientists recently monitored the sleep of five astronauts on the International Space Station, and discovered that weightlessness actually improves sleep. One common sleeping disorder, known as sleep [...]