Posts By Keith G

Pot Smoke a Pathway for Pesticides

Pot Smoke a Pathway for Pesticides

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Though the jury is still out, many claim marijuana may be good for you. Pesticides, however, most decidedly are not. A recent study conducted by Jeffrey Raber finds up to 70 percent of pesticides spayed&hellip

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Coffee May Improve Blood Vessels

Coffee May Improve Blood Vessels

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We know morning coffee helps awaken our brains, but new science suggests coffee may also “awaken” our bodies. A new study indicates moderate amounts of coffee may help the function of our small blood vessels.&hellip

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Face Cream Lessens Embarrassment

Face Cream Lessens Embarrassment

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We’ve all had that moment where we want nothing more than to bury our heads in the sand. This desire to hide our faces is a common experience when embarrassed. A study of Hong Kong&hellip

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Online Daters Prefer Asian Women

Online Daters Prefer Asian Women

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A recent look at trends in online dating reveals some startling numbers. Now two generations removed from the Civil Rights struggles of the 1960s and ‘70s, it would seem we’re still struggling with ingrained divides&hellip

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Dads Diet Can Cause Birth Defects

Dad’s Diet Can Cause Birth Defects

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“Eating for two” is no longer a phrase which applies only to women. A groundbreaking new study shows that the quality of a father’s diet can directly impact the health of his offspring. The study&hellip

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The Hormone Oxytocin Makes Men Monogamous

The Hormone Oxytocin Makes Men Monogamous

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Those couples wishing to re-spark their romance need only to look to modern chemistry. A recent study strongly suggests the pituitary hormone oxytocin drives feelings of monogamy in men. The study, published in the Proceedings&hellip

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Mid-Morning Coffee Packs More Punch

Mid-Morning Coffee Packs More Punch

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New science shows your morning coffee may be more effective depending on when you drink it. A study published in the journal Psychosomatic Medicine shows coffee hits us hardest in the mid-morning, between 9:30 and&hellip

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Gold Grows on Trees

Gold Grows on Trees

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Parents of the world be advised: money does in fact grow on trees. A scientific survey done by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation in Western Australia showed trace amounts of gold in the leaves&hellip

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Girls’ Breasts Growing Sooner

Girls’ Breasts Growing Sooner

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We say that children grow up too fast. New science suggests this axiom, sadly, is all too true. Researchers, led by Frank M. Biro, MD from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital recently completed a four-year study of&hellip

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Yellow Clothes are a Date Killer

Yellow Clothes are a Date Killer

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Clothes may not make the man, but the color of clothes can make (or break) a relationship. A study delving into clothing color and perception between males and females suggests wearing certain colors can derail&hellip

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Others’ Misfortune Gives Us Physical Pleasure

Others’ Misfortune Gives Us Physical Pleasure

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There’s a phenomenon called “schadenfreude,” a German word meaning, “happiness at the misfortune of others.” It’s sung about in the Tony-winning musical, Avenue Q. New science indicates that brief thrill of laughter we feel when&hellip

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Women More Likely to Steal Halloween Candy

Women More Likely to Steal Halloween Candy

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It happens every year without fail: after the kids come in from Trick or Treating, parents teach a lesson in taxation by taking a chocolate or two. New survey data from the National Confectioners Association&hellip

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Bullied Kids More Likely to End up Poor

Bullied Kids More Likely to End up Poor

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Older generations grew up with the phrase, “sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” Although we now know that false, a new scientific study sheds light on just how&hellip

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We’re Addicted to Our Phones

We’re Addicted to Our Phones

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Smart phones as we now know them have only existed since 2007, but we’re already addicted. Data recently released by mobile app maker Locket shows the average smart phone user unlocks their phone 110 times&hellip

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Heart Attacks More Likely in Winter

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We always joke our families give us heart attacks during the holidays. Turns out it might be the cold weather stressing our hearts. The cold of winter will affect up to 50 percent of those&hellip

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Rich People Have Better Sex

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Those seeking better sex should toss their Viagra and try the stock market instead. A recent study from Spain indicates those with wealth report greater sexual satisfaction. In 2009, over 9,850 Spaniards participated in the&hellip

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Conservative Christianity Causes Divorce

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Though conservative Christians bemoan the crumbling institution of marriage, scientific study suggests religious conservatism may actually lead to increased divorce rates. Those areas in the United States with a large population of hard-line Christians also&hellip

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Sex Makes You Smarter

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Studies have shown how regular sex can fight depression, boost your immune system and increase overall happiness. Now science tells us that romping in the hay can boost your IQ as well. A team of&hellip

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Science Suggests Sadness must be Learned

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Even though babies are born crying, a new scientific study suggests outward displays of sadness must be learned later on in life. The data isn’t about laughing or crying, per se, but rather how we&hellip

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James Bond even Drunker than you Thought

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Filed in the “because we can” folder, the British Journal of Medicine published a study into the drinking habits of Bond…James Bond. The results of this study are predictably horrifying. Included in the BMJ’s light-hearted&hellip

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