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  • Obesity-related cancers rising in young adults in the US

  • Feb 05, 2019 09:43 AM EST
  • A new study finds rates are increasing for six of 12 cancers related to obesity in younger adults in the United States, with steeper increases in progressively younger ages and successively younger generations.
  • BU: US youth suicides more prevalent in states with higher gun ownership (IMAGE)
  • US youth suicides more prevalent in states with higher gun ownership

  • Feb 04, 2019 09:23 AM EST
  • A new study led by Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researchers finds that states with higher levels of household gun ownership also have higher overall youth suicide rates, with every 10 percentage-point increase in household gun ownership as…
  • You Need to Take Advantage of Houseplants and Aquariums in Senior Housing

  • Jan 26, 2019 04:09 PM EST
  • An aquarium can help foster positive attitudes and even prolong life with its calming effects, especially among those who have suffered a heart attack. There's also evidence that an aquarium can help seniors with Alzheimer's disease. The presence of an aquariu…
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  • Youthful cognitive ability strongly predicts mental capacity later in life

  • Jan 22, 2019 09:07 AM EST
  • Early adult general cognitive ability (GCA) -- the diverse set of skills involved in thinking, such as reasoning, memory and perception -- is a stronger predictor of cognitive function and reserve later in life than other factors, such as higher education, occ…
  • What predicts teen partner rape? (IMG)
  • What predicts teen partner rape?

  • Jan 21, 2019 09:56 AM EST
  • Michigan State University social scientists find risk factors leading to sexual violence in first relationships
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