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  • Appetite regulation might be link between genetics and environment, study says

    Appetite regulation might be link between genetics and environment, study says
    Most anyone who’s ever tried to lose weight probably has wondered about appetite, perhaps wishing it to be less voracious. Scientists are looking at appetite and feelings of fullness as they try to figure out genetic connections to weight and what...
  • Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says

    Dolled up or working, Barbie crushes girls' career dreams, study says
    In a psychology lab at Oregon State University, 37 girls ages 4 to 7 have finally demonstrated what feminists have long warned: that playing with Barbie dolls drives home cultural stereotypes about a woman's place and suppresses a little girl's career...
  • Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says

    Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed after shooting girlfriend, witness says
    PRETORIA, South Africa -- In the minutes after he fatally shot his girlfriend, South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius wept, prayed and begged that she would survive, according to testimony in his murder trial Thursday by a Pretoria radiologist who was one...
  • Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study

    Does no-cost contraception promote promiscuity? No, says study
    New research has found that women are on average no more likely to have multiple sexual partners in a single month after they are provided no-cost access to birth control methods than they were before. And while women reported a slight uptick in their...
  • Rate of babies delivered early at U.S. hospitals drops sharply

    Rate of babies delivered early at U.S. hospitals drops sharply
    U.S. hospitals are making major strides at clamping down on early deliveries of babies and instead letting Mother Nature take its course in response to growing pressure from employers, government officials and patient-safety advocates. The Leapfrog...
  • Chandra Wilson plays a doctor, learns to be a patient advocate

     Chandra Wilson plays a doctor, learns to be a patient advocate
    Chandra Wilson, who stars as Dr. Miranda Bailey on the ABC series "Grey's Anatomy," knows what it's like on the other side of the prescription pad. And she knows what it's like to advocate for an ill child. Her 20-year-old daughter has long struggled with...
  • Intellectually disabled but on death row: The troubling case of Freddie Hall

    Intellectually disabled but on death row: The troubling case of Freddie Hall
    Shortly after his birth in 1945, Freddie Hall's family knew that something was different about him. And later, he was slow to learn, to walk and to talk, and it was challenging for his family to understand his speech. He was raised under difficult...
  • Face Haus offers no-frills facials for those on the go

    Face Haus offers no-frills facials for those on the go
    Single-service beauty bars with fast, affordable treatments continue to grow in number and in specialty, with offerings including hair blowouts, braid bars, makeup applications and lash extensions. Facials are a focus too. Skin Laundry, a local...
  • Cancer screening expert to radiologists: Stop lying about mammograms

    Cancer screening expert to radiologists: Stop lying about mammograms
    When it comes to using mammograms as a tool to screen women for breast cancer, how do you define success? At a minimum, you’d want to know that women who get mammograms are less likely to die of breast cancer than women who didn’t get the...
  • Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says

    Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says
    Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...
  • Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices

    Obamacare enrollees hit snags at doctor's offices
    After overcoming website glitches and long waits to get Obamacare, some patients are now running into frustrating new roadblocks at the doctor's office. A month into the most sweeping changes to healthcare in half a century, people are having trouble...