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Parents Worry About Youth Football Head Injuries

Most parents are aware of the connection between football concussions and long-term brain injury, but now a Marist Poll shows a third are less likely to let their kids play because of it.

The poll shows 86% of adults have heard about gridiron brain injury risk and that for one out of five, the risk would be a key factor in deciding whether to allow a child to take the field

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Possible Vaccine for PTSD

A possible "vaccine" for post-traumatic stress disorder might help protect soldiers in battle.

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge claim the ghrelin hormone produced during stressful situations makes the brain vulnerable to PTSD

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What Is The Best Cure For A Hangover? Scientists Now Have The Answer

After a night out, or maybe just after a drink or two, you have that feeling the next day. The upset stomach, headache, and you just want to stay in bed. Well, a new study finds that the best cure for a hangover might be in your refrigerator already.

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Texting May Cause Sleep Problems

New research finds that people who send the most texts have the most sleep problems.

To find this, researchers from Washington Lee University assessed the sleep quality, cell phone use, and stress levels of participating students

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Children Benefit From Walking to School

New research from the UK finds that children who walk to school have better concentration and may have a reduced need for ADHD medication.

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Baby Keeping You Up? Guess How Much Sleep Parents Lose in the First Year?

A new British survey reveals that parents of a newborn lose an average of 44-nights of sleep in the first year of their baby's life. To find this, researchers asked over 1,800 people to estimate how many times they were awoken by various things

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Road Races On The Southcoast

Are you a habitual 5k-er? Would you like to be? Running for a cause is great. We have many coming up, lining up every weekend from now through the holidays.

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First Lady Wants People to Drink More Plain Water

Michelle Obama has pushed America to eat healthier and to exercise more. Now she says we should "drink up" too. As in plain water. And as in more of it.

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Depressing Study Reveals Rooting for a Bad NFL Team May Be Bad for Your Health

When your favorite football team loses, it may make you sick to your stomach. Now, research shows it may make you sick to your rapidly-expanding stomach.

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Summer Colds Can Last Longer Than Winter Colds

U.S. experts says that summertime colds are caused by different viruses than those that cause winter colds and can actually last much longer than the winter bugs.

The experts say that while winter colds are usually "nasty, brutish and short," summer colds tend to go on for weeks and can reoccur

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