Dreams of Murder May Signal Real-Life Aggression
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November 26th, 2014
People who dream about murder may be more aggressive during waking hours, a controversial new study finds.
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Thanksgiving Science: Why Gratitude Is Good for You
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November 25th, 2014
From lowering blood pressure to relieving depression, expressing gratitude can be a powerful boost to health, experts say.
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Surgery App Keeps Families Updated in Real Time (Op-Ed)
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November 25th, 2014
A new app used by nurses in the operating room is bringing real-time status updates to anxious parents.
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Shared Manicure Tools Linked to Rare HIV Infection
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November 25th, 2014
In a rare case, researchers report that a 22-year-old woman in Brazil who tested positive for HIV likely contracted the virus by sharing manicure instruments with an HIV-infected cousin.
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No Turkey, Thanks! Stay Vegan for Healthier Holiday
A vegan pumpkin pie
November 25th, 2014
People who stick to a vegan diet can face their turkey-eating family with a bit more confidence this Thanksgiving. Two new studies show why a plant-based diet is best for losing weight and lowering the risk of diabetes and heart disease.
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How to Survive a 3,000-Calorie Thanksgiving Meal
a traditional Thanksgiving meal including turkey, pumpkin pie and mashed potatoes
November 24th, 2014
From breakfast to booze, a few smart choices on Thanksgiving Day can help you get through the feast guilt-free.
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Late-Night Meals May Interfere with Memory, Research Suggests
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November 24th, 2014
The hectic pace of modern life means that people are often eating at odd times of the day and night, and these shifted schedules could be taking a toll on memory, new research suggests.
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Plant-Based Compound May Protect Against Weight Gain
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November 25th, 2014
A compound called berberine that is found in plants and some Chinese herbal medicines may trigger the body to burn calories, a new study in mice finds.
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Does Intermittent Fasting Have Benefits? Science Suggests Yes
A woman sits with an empty plate in front of her
November 25th, 2014
Growing evidence is showing that the diet trend of "intermittent fasting" -- which involves eating very few calories on some days, but not others -- may hold benefits for people who want to lose weight or prevent certain diseases, researchers say.
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6 Potential Dangers of Juice Cleanses and Liquid Diets
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November 24th, 2014
Juice cleanses are a popular trend, but following one may not be good for your health.
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