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Study: Anorexia May Be Behavioral Habit Rather Than Self-Control
The extreme dieting characteristic of anorexia may be linked to an individual's habits, rather than the actual willpower to starve oneself, according to new research.
Experts: Increase In Cigarette Production Linked To Disposable Income
Experts say that a recent hike in American cigarette production may be linked to people having more disposable income.
Study: Higher Rates Of Skin Cancer Among Gay, Bisexual Men
Gay and bisexual men have higher rates of skin cancer than straight men, according to new research.
Study: Nighttime Texting Linked To Bad Grades
Students who reported texting or using social media late at night also reported their schoolwork suffered.
Flu Vaccine More Effective This Year, Also Helps Against Pneumonia And Stroke, Say Studies
Researchers suggest the flu virus may trigger other cardiovascular and pulmonary diseases.
Study: Exercise Triggers Same Part Of Brain As Marijuana
The "high" you get after running may be linked to the same high you get from smoking weed, according to a new study.
Study: Career Earnings Linked To Weight
How much you make at your job could be linked to the size of your waistline, according to new research.
Study: Easier To Maintain Low Weight In The '80s
While diet and exercise play a crucial role in your weight, it turns out the decade you were born in could be an influence too, according to a new study.
Study: Potential Problem In Thousands Of Heart Valve Implants
Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received — they don't always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke.
Researchers Working On 'Exercise Pill'
Researchers and scientists are working on a pill that has the same effect on the human body as exercise does.