News tagged with average person
(HealthDay)—Some U.S. states have proposed denying Medicaid payments in cases where emergency department visits turn out to be "non-emergencies," but a new study highlights the flaws in that plan.
Health Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Conscientious people are more likely to have higher grade point averages, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 19, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Because confronting fear won't always make it go away, researchers suggest that people with phobias must alter memory-driven negative attitudes about feared objects or events to achieve a more lasting recovery from what scares ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—The average person consumes about 4,000 calories on Thanksgiving, two times the amount that an average person needs. And that's just the start of a holiday season full of parties, dinners ...
Health Nov 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- If a woman were to consume in the form of food the amount of energy she uses, and were to follow the fertility patterns seen in other species, she would weigh as much as two elephants, ...
Medical research Jul 04, 2012 | 3.7 / 5 (6) | 3 |
Gene scans for everyone? Not so fast. New research suggests that for the average person, decoding your own DNA may not turn out to be a really useful crystal ball for future health.
Genetics Apr 02, 2012 | 3.3 / 5 (4) | 2
(Medical Xpress)—People setting a goal to lose weight in 2013 may want to first ask themselves if diet or exercise is more important to success.
Health Jan 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
If you're going to fall and break something, you should at least have a good story to tell.
Health Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
The world's oldest person, American Besse Cooper, died on Tuesday at the age of 116, CNN reported.
Health Dec 05, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0
Melanoma is on the rise nationally, and transplant recipients and lymphoma patients are far likelier than the average person to get that form of skin cancer and to die from it, a Mayo Clinic review has found. That is because ...
Cancer Oct 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0