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Mature drivers favor checks on over 70s, new study finds

The majority of older drivers are in favour of tighter rules on checking the health and suitability of over-70s to drive - even if those checks could take them off the road themselves - according to a new report. The Institute ...

Feb 04, 2016
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The science behind why you love a weekend lie-in

Sleeping in over the weekend is one of life's great pleasures. Yet some of us are much better at it than others. A teenager is much more likely to emerge from their bed at midday than their middle-aged parents – but even ...

Jan 15, 2016
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Opioid dependency peaks among younger age group

A Michigan State University study shows that 14- and 15-year-olds are at a higher risk of becoming dependent on prescription drugs within a 12-month period after using them extra-medically, or beyond the prescribed amount.

Dec 22, 2015
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