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  1. Racial Gaps in Homicide Victim Rates ChangingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | HON

    Overall homicide victim rates in the United States fell between 1990 and 2010, but the decrease was much larger among blacks and Hispanics than among whites, a new study finds. During that time, homicide victim rates fell 47 percent among Hispanics , 40 percent for blacks, and 35 percent for whites, the study showed.

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  2. Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | HON

    There may be something to those high-protein diets, with a new study finding that protein does make you feel full sooner. Many people boost their uptake of meat and other protein-rich foods when trying to shed excess pounds, because they believe it will help them feel fuller while consuming fewer calories.

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  3. Abuse, Poverty in Childhood Linked to Adult Health ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | HON

    "Childhood disadvantage has long-term health consequences -- much longer than most of us realize," said study author Kenneth Ferraro, a professor and interim head of sociology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind. "A novel aspect of this study is that childhood disadvantage was linked to the onset of new health problems decades later," he said in a university news release.

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  4. Studying Tick Biology With Lyme Prevention in MindRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | HON

    Scientists who sequenced the genome, or genetic composition, of the Lyme disease-transmitting deer tick hope the achievement will lead to new ways to control the blood-sucking parasites. "The genome provides a foundation for a whole new era in tick research," project leader Catherine Hill, a professor of medical entomology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Ind., said in a university news release.

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