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Poll: Youth Online Abuse Falling But Prevalent

More young people are reaching out to family members after being harassed or taunted online, and it’s helping. At least a little.

10/24/2013

The data breach at Target Corp. that exposed millions of credit card numbers has focused attention on the patchwork of state consumer notification laws and renewed a push for a single national standard.  (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Study: Online Dating, Searches About Partner’s Info On The Rise

Nearly four-in-ten (38 percent) of single American adults report having used online dating or mobile dating apps and nearly a quarter (24 percent) admit to keeping tabs on someone they’ve dated through Internet searches.

10/21/2013

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Studies Test How Early In Life To Peek Inside DNA

Fully mapping someone’s genes to look for health risks is full of ethical challenges.

10/07/2013

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Study: One Hour Nap For Kids Good For Their Brain

Most caregivers know that an hour nap means a happier child, but a new study shows another benefit.

10/07/2013

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Drowsy Driving Becoming Dangerous Problem

Drowsy drivers may cause nearly a third of all deadly car crashes according to federal statistics.

10/07/2013

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Study: Choosing How To Spend Your Lunch Break Reduces Fatigue

Exercising control over your lunch break might make more of a difference than what you actually do with it.

10/07/2013

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Study Indicates Declining Interest In News Over Generations

The results of a recent survey conducted by the Pew Research Center indicate that millenials – persons between the ages of 18 and 31 – watch at least 20 minutes less news per day than their older counter parts.

10/07/2013

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Study: Obesity Tied To Frequent Migraines

A connection exists between episodic migraines and obesity, according to the findings of a new study.

09/16/2013

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Study: Wind Farms Killed 67 Eagles In 5 Years

Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.

09/11/2013

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Study: Parasomniacs Now ‘Sleep Texting,’ Updating Social Media In Their Sleep

The National Sleep Foundation defines parasomnia as “all the abnormal things that can happen to people while they sleep, apart from sleep apnea.” A new Swedish study claims to add two activities to the list – sending text messages and updating social media sites.

09/05/2013

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