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  • Bleeding after menopause: Get it checked out
    Bleeding after menopause is likely caused by a noncancerous condition, but it should always be checked to rule out endometrial cancer, the most common gynecological cancer. It’s very curable if found early, and testing (ultrasound or biopsy) can id…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 11:30am -
  • Does weather affect arthritis pain?
    The question of whether there is a link between weather and aches and pains has been studied extensively, and so far researchers have been unable to establish a connection. So why do plenty of people insist that they can “feel” the weather?The p…
    - 4 days ago 17 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Going Mediterranean to prevent heart disease
    A Mediterranean-style diet has been proven to reduce the risk of heart disease. In terms of healthy habits, it’s one of the best choices you can make, and adopting it into an everyday, real-life behavior is not as difficult as you might think.The…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Infertility and regret: If only…
    When reflecting on choices made when dealing with infertility, it’s easy for people to find themselves in a cyclical pattern of regret. Finding the strength to let go of such feelings can help people feel less burdened and allow them to move on.Th…
    - 6 days ago 15 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Is there a place for coconut oil in a healthy diet?
    With contradictory information circulating about the alleged benefits or hazards of coconut oil, it’s helpful to know more about what it is, why its use has been encouraged, and the arguments against its use.The post Is there a place for coconut o…
    - 7 days ago 14 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Younger kindergarteners more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD
    A study found that kindergarteners born in August are more likely to be diagnosed with ADHD, and treated for it, than children born in September—but only if the school has a September 1 cutoff for enrollment. This raises the concern that teachers a…
    - 9 days ago 12 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Can watching sports be bad for your health?
    It probably doesn’t seem like watching a sporting event would be a health hazard, and for most people that’s true. However, just watching a game at home on TV can cause a person’s heart rate and blood pressure to rise, which could be dangerous…
    - 10 days ago 11 Jan 19, 11:30am -
  • Fatty liver disease: What it is and what to do about it
    Fatty liver disease not due to alcohol use affects between 20% and 40% of the US population. While most of those have a simpler form that does not cause sickness, the disease is still a significant risk factor for cardiovascular disease, and contribu…
    - 11 days ago 10 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Surgery for appendicitis? Antibiotics alone may be enough
    While appendectomy is a very common surgery, there is evidence that treating appendicitis with antibiotics instead of surgery is an effective alternative.The post Surgery for appendicitis? Antibiotics alone may be enough appeared first on Harvard He…
    - 12 days ago 9 Jan 19, 3:30pm -
  • Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both?
    While they share many risk factors, far more women are living with heart disease than with breast cancer. Exercise and a healthy diet can cut a woman's risk for both.The post Heart disease and breast cancer: Can women cut risk for both? appeared fir…
    - 13 days ago 8 Jan 19, 3:30pm -

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  • How To Make Sure Your Recycling Gets Recycled
    So now you know: Throwing all your recycling into a single bin ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Single-stream recycling may be more convenient, but, as we reported last week, it’s also to blame for a huge increase in contamination that makes yo…
    - 3 days ago 18 Jan 19, 3:37pm -
  • Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. Take One That Isn’t.
    What’s your personality, and what can it tell you about your true self? Those questions have launched a thousand online personality quizzes. But you can do better than those specious — yet irresistible — quizzes. You can take a personality quiz…
    - 5 days ago 16 Jan 19, 1:55pm -
  • The Era Of Easy Recycling May Be Coming To An End
    For those of us who spent most of our lives painstakingly separating plastic, glass, paper and metal, single-stream recycling is easy to love. No longer must we labor. Gone is the struggle to store two, three, four or even five different bags under t…
    - 10 days ago 10 Jan 19, 6:38pm -
  • Sports Science Is Finally Talking About Its Methodology Problems
    A few years ago, as I started researching my book about the science of exercise recovery, I found something curious: the methodological flaws that have roiled psychology were also lurking in sports science. The problems were hiding in plain sight. As…
    - 18 days ago 3 Jan 19, 3:32pm -
  • Happy New Year! Your Resolutions Won’t Bring You Joy
    It is the new year. A time for growth. A time to explore new possibilities in life. A time to sidle up to the person hogging the treadmill you want at the gym and whisper, “This won’t make you any happier, you know.” Yes, that’s trolling. But…
    - 19 days ago 2 Jan 19, 11:00am -
  • The 45 Best — And Weirdest — Charts We Made In 2018
    Another year, another few hundred charts and maps on FiveThirtyEight. (Not to mention our interactive graphics and updating dashboards.) To celebrate the end of the year, our team of visual journalists got together and looked back at some of their fa…
    - 25 days ago 27 Dec 18, 10:58am -
  • How To Make Good New Year’s Resolutions
    I’ve always hated New Year’s resolutions, which sound to me like a list of things I should be doing, but am not. What’s the point? If it were important to me, I’d already be doing it. But talking to a colleague recently about New Year’s res…
    - 26 days ago 26 Dec 18, 11:00am -
  • Why We Still Don’t Know How Many NFL Players Have CTE
    Over the past few years, the NFL has been haunted by the early deaths of some former players whose brains showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. CTE is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by memory loss, mood disorders, dementia and…
    - 35 days ago 17 Dec 18, 2:00pm -
  • Serena Williams Got It Right. Exercise Is Healthy During Pregnancy.
    Serena Williams won the Australian Open while in her first trimester of pregnancy. A Sherpa woman in her third trimester climbed to Everest Base Camp. Paula Radcliffe, who holds the world record in the women’s marathon, ran twice a day in the first…
    - 39 days ago 13 Dec 18, 11:01am -
  • We Have Ways To Stop Rogue Scientists. They Don’t Always Work.
    How do you stop a mad scientist? We’ve been doing it in fiction for centuries. Doctor Faustus was carried off to hell. Pneumonia and an Arctic ice flow ended Victor Frankenstein. Doctor Moreau’s own creations ultimately did him in, which is a mor…
    - 41 days ago 10 Dec 18, 6:03pm -
  • Psychology’s Replication Crisis Has Made The Field Better
    In 2012, psychologists Will Gervais and Ara Norenzayan published a paper in the journal Science reporting a series of experiments that suggested engaging in analytical thinking could reduce someone’s religious belief. It sounded vaguely plausible,…
    - 45 days ago 6 Dec 18, 4:19pm -
  • Who Would Win A Fight Between An Anaconda And A Komodo Dragon?
    The questions that kids ask about science aren’t always easy to answer. Sometimes, their little brains can lead to big places that adults forget to explore. That is what inspired our series Science Question From A Toddler, which uses kids’ curios…
    - 48 days ago 3 Dec 18, 5:03pm -
  • Human Behavior Might Be The Hardest Part Of Climate Change To Predict
    Whenever we talk about the consequences of climate change, we’re talking about probability. Scientists present a rainbow of possible outcomes for our little experiment in fossil fuel consumption, some more likely than others. We’re used to thinki…
    - 54 days ago 27 Nov 18, 7:22pm -
  • California’s Wildfires Could Mean A Generation Of Lung Problems
    The 2008 wildfire season in California was a terrible one. Just like this year, air quality alerts were triggered across the northern part of the state, and even hundreds of miles from the actual fires, the air was filled with smoke. In the midst of…
    - 61 days ago 20 Nov 18, 8:47pm -
  • Why California’s Wildfires Are So Destructive, In 5 Charts
    The Camp Fire in Northern California has already been the most lethal and most destructive in state history, and it continues to burn. The death toll, currently at 63, is expected to grow — more than 600 people are currently reported missing. The f…
    - 65 days ago 16 Nov 18, 10:03pm -
  • It’s Easier Than Ever To Get The Recommended Amount Of Exercise
    If you’re sitting right now, stand up. Walk a few steps or wave your arms in the air. Maybe do a quick dance move. OK, finished? You just did something really good for your health and well-being. That’s according to the latest Physical Activity G…
    - 66 days ago 15 Nov 18, 5:16pm -
  • Can You Stave Off A Cold With Willpower?
    cwick (Chadwick Matlin, deputy editor): :sniffle: Maggie, Anna and Christie, I’ve gathered you all to discuss the kind of question that could change EVERYTHING (and one well-timed for flu season): When I know it’s really important for me not to b…
    - 70 days ago 12 Nov 18, 11:50am -
  • We Know Breast Density Is Linked To Cancer Risk. But Now What?
    In most states, when a woman gets the results of a mammogram, she also by law receives information about breast density. That’s the degree to which a woman’s breasts are made up of ducts, glands and connective tissue versus fatty tissue. And dens…
    - 72 days ago 9 Nov 18, 4:11pm -
  • Who Should Recount Elections: People … Or Machines?
    You thought Tuesday would be the end of this midterm cycle? Oh, sweet summer child. Hundreds of close election results will likely still be contested after Election Day. Recount season is coming. And, with it, perennial debates about who should be do…
    - 77 days ago 5 Nov 18, 11:00am -
  • Only 6 Percent Of U.S. Terrorists Act Alone, But They Are Prolific
    Cesar Altieri Sayoc, a 56-year-old Florida man, was arrested Friday in connection with this week’s mail bombs sent to critics of President Trump. Notably, he’s the only person who has been charged. If that remains true, this will be regarded as a…
    - 86 days ago 26 Oct 18, 9:14pm -

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