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Five myths about the chemicals you breathe, eat and drink

All too often the use of the word "chemicals" in the news, in advertising and in common usage has the implication that they are bad. You never hear about chemicals that fight infections, help crops grow or lubricate engines. That is because the ch ...

May 20, 2014
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Why do people commit mass murder?

(Medical Xpress)—Mental health specialists at the University of Glasgow have conducted the first review of published research into what causes people to undertake serial killings and mass murder.

May 20, 2014
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