Police have said so for years and now scientists have measured the effect: Mass shootings and school attacks do inspire copycats. As many as 20 to 30 percent of attacks are set off by other attacks, according to …
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Mass Killings
(Photo : Northwestern University) A good night's sleep may be the wrong thing to suggest to someone who has experienced a traumatic event. A good night's sleep may be the wrong thing to suggest to someone who …
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In a moral decision-making experiment, people given the antidepressant citalopram were found to be more likely to pay money to prevent harm both to themselves and others than control subjects who were given a placebo.
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The autopsy of a woman from the state of Washington has revealed that her death was due to measles. In a statement released by the Washington State Department of Health, the agency confirmed that the patient …
HNGN · 47 minutes ago
The study, published in the American Journal of Health Promotion, found that children who regularly participated in structured sports were better at following instructions and remaining focused in the classroom than their …
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WASHINGTON, July 2 (UPI) --Most people breath deeper when they smell something pleasant or limit their breathing at something that smells bad, but researchers found that children with autism don't make that …
United Press International · 38 minutes ago
A 21-year-old woman from Bishop, California, has reportedly died from a rare but devastating infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba. Inyo County public health officials told the Reno Gazette-Journal that the woman …
The Huffington Post · 1 hour ago
Eating Amoeba
A new study suggests young women are three times more likely to agree with the statement a “woman’s place is the home” than those over the age of 30, as a growing body of evidence points to the most …
Breitbart News · 17 minutes ago
young women
Pandermrix was the vaccine used to fight off swine flu during the height of the H1N1 pandemic in 2009 and 2010. It was never administered in the United States, but European countries like Finland and the U.K. did use …
HNGN · 3 hours ago
The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) affected nursery pigs on two farms that had normal reproductive for more than two-and-a-half years following an outbreak, and piglets on one farm …
The Pig Site · 14 minutes ago
KSTP TV - A school-aged child was sent to the hospital after swimming in a lake with toxic algae. It is the only case like it in Minnesota in recent memory, and it has experts offering a warning as the July Fourth holiday …
WDAY · 28 minutes ago
toxic algae
A U.S. scientist has been sentenced to almost five years in prison for fabricating the results of his HIV vaccine experiment. His fraudulent findings led the American government to award his research millions of dollars in …
Design&Trend · 17 minutes ago
HIV Research Fraud
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced its intention to take enforcement action against companies that manufacture and/or distribute certain unapproved prescription ear drop products (known as otic products) …
WebWire · 20 minutes ago
unapproved prescription
CHICAGO (AP) "” For nearly a century, insulin has been a life-saving diabetes treatment. Now scientists are testing a tantalizing question: What if pills containing the same medicine patients inject every day could also …
Goerie · 31 minutes ago
insulin pills
But frustrated that no game-changing treatments were in sight, the group’s leaders in 1999 placed what many considered a risky bet, deciding to invest millions of dollars in a small California biotech firm. Robert J.
Washington Post · ByBrady Dennis · 13 hours ago
venture capitalists
HOT SPRINGS, S.D. — Perched atop a bluff in the remote Black Hills, a veterans hospital built of thick blocks of pink sandstone and topped with red-tiled roofs in a Spanish mission style overlooks the tiny town of Hot …
Tri-City Herald · 21 minutes ago
FARMINGTON — Sensing a local need by people with medical appointments but no means to get there, a Gallup-based transportation company has opened a satellite office in Farmington. Shimá Transport, a …
San Juan Health Parters General Surgery · 9 minutes ago
medical transport service
Always stretch before you run—you've heard it a thousand times. While the advice makes intuitive sense, you might be shocked to learn there's no research to support this wisdom. And now a study from Texas A&M …
MSN · 14 minutes ago
GOFFSTOWN — When Dave Bower’s doctor told him to scream from the mountaintops that he needed a new kidney in order to survive, he probably didn’t think Bower would take his advice so literally. “I took it to …
Union Leader · 31 minutes ago
Health officials on Thursday confirmed the country's first measles death since 2003, and they believe the victim was most likely exposed to the virus in a health facility in Washington state during an outbreak there. The …
Washington Post · 5 hours ago
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