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  1. Seniors' Brain Changes Could Make Them Vulnerable to ScamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2017 | HON

    A pair of key differences in the brain may help distinguish which seniors are at risk of falling prey to financial scams, a small new study suggests. The first-of-its-kind study found a biological basis -- rather than poor decision-making skills -- underlying financial exploitation in the elderly.


  2. Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen SuicidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2017 | HON

    A new study links the approval of same-sex marriage in American states to lower rates of reported suicide attempts among lesbian, gay and bisexual teens. "The findings suggest that same-sex marriage policies reduced adolescent suicide attempts," said study lead author Julia Raifman.


  3. CDC Allocates $184 Million for Zika ProtectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2016 | HON

    Nearly $184 million has been earmarked to protect Americans against Zika virus infection, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. The funding will go to states, territories, local governments and universities.


  4. Stressful Jobs With Little Control/Shorter Life Spans?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2016 | HON

    It can be very frustrating to be in a high-demand job where your boss allows you little control, and a new study suggests such constant stress might even shorten your life. "We found that individuals in highly stressful jobs with little control die at a younger age than workers who have more control in their jobs," said study lead author Erik Gonzalez-Mule.


  5. Many Teens Light Up to Lose Weight, Study SuggestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | HON

    Researchers analyzed data from nearly 10,500 youngsters between the ages of 11 and 15. Among frequent smokers, 46 percent of girls and 30 percent of boys said weight control was one of the reasons they smoked. The study also revealed that smoking to lose weight was much more common among teens who felt they needed to drop weight.


  6. Why Parenting May Be More Stressful for MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | HON

    "It's not that moms are so stressed out with their kids, but relative to fathers, they're experiencing more strain," said study co-author Kelly Musick. She's an associate professor of policy analysis and management at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. The likely reason: Moms spend more time with their kids while doing tedious chores like cooking, cleaning and child care, while dads spend more play and leisure time with their kids, according to the researchers.


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