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- Study: Climbing Trees Significantly Improves Working Memory Dynamic activities like climbing a tree could be a simple way to improve your working memory, new research suggests.
- Study: Rude Behavior Is Contagious Study from the University of Florida finds people who are treated rudely are more likely to be rude to others.
- Mental Health Experts Respond Carefully to Mass Killings One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror.
- Romanian Music Fest Gives Free Tickets In Exchange For Blood Romania is tapping into the Dracula legend, offering concert-goers free tickets in exchange for their blood.
- Becoming a Dad? Expect to Gain 3 to 5 Pounds, Study Suggests A new study suggests that fatherhood often comes with a weight gain of 3 to 5 pounds. The research wasn't designed to prove fatherhood causes weight gain and raises more questions than it answers. But one outside expert said it is provocative work...
- New Medical App Allows Doctors To Share Images Smartphone app Figure1 is helping doctors and medical professionals compare notes by sharing images.
- Study: Millennials Have Fewer Sexual Partners Than Their Parents A new study finds that millenials are having less sex than their parents.
- Q&A: As Obama Health Law Survives, GOP Split Over Next Move Having lost their latest war against President Barack Obama's health care overhaul, Republicans must decide how to wage battles that could fan the issue for the 2016 elections.
- Right to Die: Colombian Man Ends Life With Government Backup Dr. Gustavo Quintana walks out of a modest, two-floor apartment building in southern Bogota. Inside his black doctor's bag are vials containing anesthesia and muscle relaxants, a syringe and a rubber tourniquet. The man known in Colombia as Dr. Death...
- 'Belly Button Challenge' May Be Harmful To Body Image It's called the "Belly Button Challenge" and according to health officials the social media challenge could be detrimental to body image.
- Drones And Dogs Deployed In Battle To Save The Guacamole With the killers hiding in the trees, heat-sensing drones are launched into the air. When their whereabouts are narrowed, the dogs are sent in. When it comes to protecting the world's supply of guacamole, no weapon can be spared.
- Companies Selling Oxygen In A Can Need an extra boost? Oxygen in a can is gaining popularity as some customers claim it can help provide energy and alleviate minor symptoms such as headaches.
- Study: Men Prefer Curvy Women Due To Evolution AUSTIN, Tex. (CBS Houston) – Men prefer curvy women, a new study finds. Researchers from The University of Texas at Austin analyzed men’s mate preferences for women and found that men prefer a woman with a 45.5 degree curve from back to buttocks...
- Over 1.3 Million Floridians Sign Up For Health Insurance Federal health officials say about 57 percent are part of the nearly 1 million who are re-enrolling and 43 percent selected a plan for the first time.
- Florida Supreme Court Considering Definition Of Sexual Intercourse In HIV Case The Florida Supreme Court will consider the definition of sexual intercourse in a case involving a gay man charged with not letting a partner know he was HIV-positive.