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February 14, 2018 - 4:44 pm
(NEW YORK) -- What is Endometriosis? The uterus is a small, hollow pear-shaped organ in a woman’s pelvis. The medical term for the membrane that lines the inside of the uterus is endometrium. So, what is endometriosis? A normal endometrial tissue is inside the uterus. But sometimes a small amount...
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February 14, 2018 - 11:44 am
(NEW YORK) -- Skipping the chocolate this Valentine's Day could have a "ripple effect" on your partner's weight loss, according to a new study. The study, published this month in the research journal Obesity , found that when one partner commits to losing weight, the other partner is likely to lose...
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February 13, 2018 - 6:42 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana, new analysis found it might have some very serious effects. A research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found a 12 percent relative...
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February 13, 2018 - 2:32 pm
(BOSTON) -- More than 200 college students walked the streets of Boston to distribute 25,000 pairs of socks to the city’s homeless. The day of service was the brainchild of Charlotte Kim, a sophomore at Harvard University. Kim, 20, interned in New York City last summer for Bombas, a sock company...
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February 12, 2018 - 9:22 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Speedy eaters might finish their food faster, but those calories might linger longer. A new study published in the online journal BMJ Open suggests that eating speed could affect a person's weight. A research team in Japan set out to analyze the effects of eating speed on obesity --...
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