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- Study: Drinking Water Before Meals Helps People Lose Weight A new study finds that drinking more water can help people lose weight.
- Study: Firstborn Women More Likely To Be Overweight Being the oldest woman in a chain of siblings may be linked to heavier weight, according to new research.
- Study: Exercise Doesn't Help Maintain Brain Function As You Age There's no doubt that physical exercise can lead to many benefits, unfortunately helping maintain brain function doesn't seem to be one of them, according to new research.
- Study: Men Who Feel They Fall Short Of 'Masculine' Gender Norms More Prone To Violence Men who feel they fall short of traditional masculine gender norms and feel that others view them that way may be more prone to violent behavior compared to men who feel more comfortable, new research suggests.
- Study: Couples Who Share Child Rearing Duties Report More Satisfying Sex Lives Researchers found couples who evenly split child care duties reported higher satisfaction with their relationships and sex lives.
- Study: Regular Meal Times Leads To Healthier Eating Eating at regular times each day and packing lunches instead of dining out can lead to a healthier diet overall, a new study suggests.
- CDC: Contact Lens Users Putting Their Eyes At Risk Careless contact lens hygiene and unsafe habits may be putting your eyes at risk, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Pharmaceutical Company That Makes Female 'Viagra' Pill Being Bought For $1 Billion Valeant Pharmaceuticals (VRX) will pay about $1 billion to buy Sprout Pharmaceuticals, the maker of the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women.
- Study: Teens' E-Cigarette Use Linked With Later Smoking Teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely than others to later smoke conventional cigarettes and other tobacco products, a study at 10 Los Angeles high schools suggests.
- Study: Head Lice Showing Resistance To Many Treatments A new study finds head lice have developed genetic mutations that make them resistant to permethrin, the active ingredient in some of the most popular lice treatments.