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Study provides glimpse into health of most-extreme runners

For some runners, a marathon is not enough. Participation in so-called ultramarathons—defined as any distance beyond the standard 26.2-mile marathon—has grown exponentially in recent years. The number of runners who finished ...

Jan 08, 2014
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How nudity affects perceptions

When meeting someone for the first time, your impression of that person may be different if you meet that person at a formal dinner party, a cocktail party, or a pool party. These settings typically influence ...

Dec 03, 2013
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Retirement makes people more active

(Medical Xpress)—Retirement may make people more active, at least in the short term, suggests new research from ageing experts at Newcastle University.

Nov 13, 2013
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Kids who sleep more, may eat less, new study finds

It seems everyone is looking for a culprit when it comes to childhood obesity: fast food, sugary drinks, super-sized everything. But it turns out part of the blame may lie with the simple matter of turning out the lights ...

Nov 04, 2013
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