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Study links early death with too much TV

Startling new health findings could make TV fans think twice before curling up on the sofa to watch their favorite shows. Researchers say adults who watch TV for three hours or more each day may double their risk of early death compared to those who watch an hour or less a day.

Thursday - 06/26/2014, 08:19am EDT

Tags: dick uliano, TV, health,

Study finds stress is contagious

A new study finds stress can be contagious.

Friday - 05/02/2014, 07:28pm EDT

Tags: stress, contagious, Omama Altaleb

Study shows people are more dependent of their smartphones

New study shows that dependency on smartphones has gone way up.

Thursday - 02/06/2014, 10:39am EST

Tags: smart phone, technology, Rohan Williamson

Study: Shingles in young adults can increase risk for heart attack

As if having shingles isn't painful enough, new research suggests the herpes zoster virus can increase one's risk for a heart attack and other vascular complications.

Friday - 01/03/2014, 06:10am EST

Tags: Shingles, heart attack, Neurology,

Largest cancer study in decades recruits from D.C. area, embarks in groundbreaking field

The American Cancer Society is embarking on long-term study in a ground-breaking field -- and if you have a few free minutes, you can help save a life.

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 08:03am EDT

Tags: American Cancer Society, paula wolfson, cancer,

Report: U.S. only advanced economy without guaranteed vacation

Planning a summer vacation? Congratulations. A study from the Center for Economic and Policy Research says that the United States is the only advanced economy in the world that doesn't guarantee workers paid vacation time.

Tuesday - 05/28/2013, 07:12am EDT

Tags: vacation, Center for Economic and Policy Research

Millennials, baby boomers drive fewer miles

A new report by the advocacy group U.S. PIRG shows the number of miles Americans drive have dropped since the middle of the last decade.

Tuesday - 05/14/2013, 04:27pm EDT

Tags: cars, commuting, millennials, baby boomers, U.S. PIRG, Nick Iannelli

The more couples drink, the more likely they'll get divorced

The chances of growing old with your spouse may depend on how much you drink together, according to a new study.

Wednesday - 02/13/2013, 02:22pm EST

Tags: alcohol, drinking, couples, relationships, Randi Martin

Hate long gym sessions? Try everyday activities instead

People don't have to put in long sessions at the gym to reap the health benefits of being active, according to a new study.

Friday - 02/01/2013, 02:07pm EST

Tags: Kristi King, health, gym,

Study: Readers trust amateur book reviews as much expert book reviews

A study from the Harvard Business School says when it comes to book reviews, readers trust each other as much as they trust the so-called experts.

Sunday - 05/20/2012, 07:47am EDT

Tags: book, Harvard Business School, literary critic, Amazon

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