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Inadequate Data Visualization Leaves Patients Undereducated

Although data visualization is often viewed as a fairly straightforward, dispassionate way of presenting facts, anyone who has studied the field knows that data-driven graphics can be hard to decipher, and are often far from impartial...

July 10, 2015 — Amanda Montañez
When Did Women Start to Outlive Men?

When Did Women Start to Outlive Men?

Although a greater life expectancy is seen as normal today, it is a relatively new demographic phenomenon that emerged among people born in the late 19th century

July 7, 2015 — Rachael Rettner and LiveScience

The Carrageenan Controversy

Carrageenan has been used in traditional food preparation for hundreds of years and is an ingredient in many organic and vegan foods. But now critics are calling for a ban. Is carrageenan safe?...

July 1, 2015 — Nutrition Diva Monica Reinagel

Nearly 4 of 10 U.S. Kids Exposed to Violence

The interviewers asked about conventional crime, child maltreatment, peer and sibling abuse, sexual assault, indirect exposure to violence and witnessing violence to others, and Internet violence...

June 29, 2015
Screen Time Linked to Weaker Bones in Teen Boys

Screen Time Linked to Weaker Bones in Teen Boys

Teenaged boys who spend too many hours in front of the computer or television without participating in enough weight-bearing exercise could develop weaker bones as they age, a small study suggests...

June 26, 2015
Extreme Exercise Can Poison the Blood

Extreme Exercise Can Poison the Blood

Even four hours of intense activity may be enough to let bacteria escape from the gut into the blood, setting off a chain of inflammation. Christopher Intagliata reports

June 22, 2015 — Christopher Intagliata
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