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  • Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings

    Why the U.S. is No. 1 -- in mass shootings

    The United States is, by a long shot, the global leader in mass shootings, claiming just 5% of the global population but an outsized share -- 31% -- of the world's mass shooters since 1966, a new study finds.

  • Fish oil helps minimize disorders for those at risk of schizophrenia, study finds

    Fish oil helps minimize disorders for those at risk of schizophrenia, study finds

    As long as seven years after getting a 12-week course of Omega-3 fatty acid supplements, new research has found that young people at very high risk of developing schizophrenia were much less likely than those who did not get the supplements to develop full-blown psychosis, or to manifest a range...

  • In survey, 88% of U.S. adults said they had sexted and 96% of them endorsed it

    In survey, 88% of U.S. adults said they had sexted and 96% of them endorsed it

    If you’ve ever sent racy text messages or revealing selfies to your sweetie, you’re not alone. More than 4 out of 5 adults in a new study reported sexting – that is, sending or receiving sexually explicit text messages or pictures on their phones – in the last year. And they were glad they did.

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