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Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.   (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: $445M Spent On Health Law TV Ads, 15-To-1 Ratio Were Negative

A new analysis finds the nation’s health care overhaul deserves a place in advertising history.

05/16/2014

Stink bug. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds Cheap, Homemade Stink Bug Traps Are Most Effective

A stink bug trap that can be made with common household items was found to be more effective than pricey store-bought traps in a recently-released study.

05/08/2014

Being Uninsured In America Will Cost More In 2015 (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Stress Can Be Contagious, Researchers Find

If you’re calm and collected but the guy or gal in the cubicle next door sweats about meetings and deadlines all day, watch out. That stress can be contagious.

05/01/2014

A bridesmaid holds the dress of a bride. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Study: Cost Of Attending Weddings Increases By 75 Percent

According to a recent study by American Express, the cost of being a guest at a wedding is up to $572.

04/23/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Study: Diabetic Heart Attacks and Strokes Falling

In the midst of the diabetes epidemic, a glimmer of good news: Heart attacks, strokes and other complications from the disease are plummeting.

04/16/2014

A preference for violent video games may be genetic. (Getty Images)

Study: Viewing Violent Media May Be Genetic

Children with a certain genetic marker are more likely to play violent video games and watch violent TV shows and movies.

02/21/2014

File photo of a manhole (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Study: Nearly 6,000 Natural Gas Leaks Found in D.C.

A new report has found nearly 6,000 natural gas leaks in Washington, D.C., including 12 in manholes where high methane levels posed a risk of explosion.

01/16/2014

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain "dangerous weak links" in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Study: ‘Dangerous Weak Links’ In Security Of World’s Nuclear Materials

The number of countries possessing the makings of a nuclear bomb has dropped by almost one-quarter over the past two years, but there remain “dangerous weak links” in nuclear materials security that could be exploited by terrorist groups with potentially catastrophic results, according to a study released Wednesday.

01/08/2014

File photo of a person using a computer. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Only 31 Percent of Americans Work 40-Hour Week

A recent report suggests that just 31 percent of people throughout the United States put in 40 hours of work per week.

12/16/2013

File photo of fried food. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll: 52 Percent Of Americans Against Trans Fat Ban

According to the Pew Research Center, a majority people in the United States are against a federal ban on trans fats.

11/08/2013

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