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October 4, 2018

 

Can Meditation Lessen The Impact Of Loneliness?

It's no surprise that being lonely can lead to depression and other health problems. But what else do researchers know?

August 28, 2018

 

Why You Get Cottonmouth When You’re Scared

Here's the scene. The audience is waiting with bated breath, you're just about to give a speech, and suddenly you notice your mouth is dry as sawdust. Why?

June 5, 2017

 

A simple definition of a migraine is a throbbing, recurring headache. It can last for hours or days.

Does Exercise Trigger Migraines?

If you're a migraine sufferer, is it helpful or risky to exercise?

October 14, 2016

 

Could humans ever evolve away from five-fingered hands?

The Future in the Palm of Your Hand

What does the crystal ball reveal for human evolutionary future? Is it six-fingered hands for everyone?

September 26, 2016

 

To get all the yummy flavors, lots of sugar is added to get it. Not only is it filled with calories, but its cold enough to numb your tongue to the point where you cant taste it. Results in more sugar needed.

A Sweet Tooth Means A Numb Tongue

Ice cream seems to be the worst offender in terms of calories. Is there a reason why it has to be so very fattening?

July 28, 2014

 

Yum! Check out these chocolate treats!

The Health Benefits Of Chocolate

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

March 3, 2014

 

Though individual sleeping needs may vary, the average person needs between seven and eight hours of sleep per night.

Why Do We Sleep?

We do it every night, but science still isn't sure exactly why we sleep.

February 18, 2014

 

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Human Sleep Cycle Slightly Longer Than A Day

Starved of environmental cues telling us when it's time to go to sleep, our sleep cycles are actually a little longer than twenty-four hours.

February 12, 2014

 

The knee is one of the most complicated joints in the human body.

What Is An ACL Anyway?

We've all heard about someone who's torn an ACL, but do we really know what that means?

February 11, 2014

 

Sometimes just the sight of a tasty snack can get our stomachs rumbling.

Rumbles From The Deep

Ever wonder why your stomach makes all that noise when you're hungry?

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