Improved mapping of Swedish genes

People — or more specifically just Swedes — are more like chimpanzees than previously known. This is indicated in a genetic mapping of one thousand…

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Depression and binge-drinking more common among military partners

New research from King’s College London suggests that depression and binge-drinking are more common among the female partners of UK military personnel than among comparable…

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Pathway found for treatment-resistant lung cancer

A big way chemotherapy works is by prompting cancer cells to commit suicide, and scientists have found a pathway the most common lung cancer walks…

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Here’s the kind of data hackers get about you from hospitals

When hospitals are hacked, the public hears about the number of victims — but not what information the cybercriminals stole. New research from Michigan State…

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How Excessive Sleep Can Affect Your Metabolism

Few people worry about spending too much time in bed. An extra hour or two of stolen sleep on Sunday can feel like heaven after…

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NSF Tool to Get the Right Amount of Sleep

How much sleep do you want? NSF’s Bedtime Calculator™ is now available to help you figure out what time to go to bed or wake…

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How Much Sleep Do We Really Need?

Sleep is a vital indicator of overall health and well-being. We spend up to one-third of our lives asleep, and the overall state of our…

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Food Safety at Fairs and Festivals

A fun family activity is attending fairs, festivals, carnivals, and rodeos. Follow these tips to have a safe cooking, eating, and drinking experience at those…

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