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Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: Vegetarians Less Healthy, Lower Quality Of Life Than Meat-Eaters

Vegetarians have a lower BMI and drink alcohol sparingly, but vegetarian diets are tied to generally poorer health, poorer quality of life and a higher need for health care than their meat-eating counterparts.

04/01/2014

File photo of a man smoking a cigarette. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Third-Hand Smoke Exposure As Deadly As Smoking

Exposure to surfaces and objects that have been saturated in cigarette smoke, labeled as “third-hand smoke,” is just as deadly as smoking the cigarette itself.

02/03/2014

Men expend significantly more energy and burn more calories during sexual intercourse than their female partners. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Study: Men Burn More Calories, Energy During Sex Than Women

Men expend significantly more energy and burn more calories during sexual intercourse than their female partners.

10/31/2013

File photo of a couple holding hands. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Study: Men Have More Difficulty Figuring Out Women’s Emotions

Tell women something they don’t already know.

04/15/2013

Graphic health warnings on tobacco products are more effective in deterring smokers than text-only messages, a new study finds. (Photo by FDA via Getty Images)

Study: Graphic Health Warnings On Tobacco More Powerful Than Text

Graphic photos of health consequences on tobacco products are more effective than text warnings in deterring smokers from continuing the habit.

01/17/2013

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