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What Is The ‘Perfect’ Amount Of Sleep?

It’s the question we all want answered — What is the “perfect” amount of sleep? Researchers in Finland analyzed sleep data from nearly 4,000 men and women.

10/08/2014

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Study: People With Poor Smell More Likely To Die Within 5 Years

According to a new study out of the University of Chicago, a fading sense of smell in older Americans may be the biggest predictor of impending death.

10/08/2014

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Butter Making A Comeback As New Study Suggests Health Benefits

Researchers from the University of Cambridge in England found butter and other fats like it may not be as bad for us as once thought, and may even have some health benefits.

07/24/2014

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Researchers Find Pesticides May Increase Chances Of Having Autistic Child

A recent autism study found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides were used had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

06/26/2014

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Study: Younger Siblings More Likely To Commit Suicide

A recent study out of Sweden has revealed that younger siblings are more likely to commit suicide than firstborns or older siblings.

05/24/2014

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Study: Breast Implants Hinder Cancer Detection, Increase Death Risk

A new study has found that breast implants increase a woman’s chances of dying from cancer.

05/02/2013

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Advanced Breast Cancer Edges Up In Younger Women

Advanced breast cancer has increased slightly among young women, a 34-year analysis suggests. The disease is still uncommon among women younger than 40, and the small change has experts scratching their heads about possible reasons.

02/27/2013

More than three-quarters of parents perceived their overweight children as “about the right weight,” according to a new study that reveals parents today are far less capable of realizing when their children are overweight or obese.  (Photo by VANDERLEI ALMEIDA/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: Genetic Obesity May Prevent Depression

New genetic research has found that the genes thought to be contributing factors to obesity could have one benefit for the people carrying them – by acting as an inhibitor to genes that may cause depression.

11/21/2012

"Topeng Monyet" - The Masked Monkeys Of Indonesia

Monkey Missing in Lawrenceville

ATLANTA (WAOK)-People living in Lawrenceville, Georgia are keeping their eyes open for a 2 year old female rhesus monkey missing for about two weeks. The monkey had been part of a research project at Emory University’s […]

WAOK-AM–06/24/2011

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