Sender Often Focus of Mobile Tweets, Study Says

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 — People are more likely to be focused on themselves when they tweet from mobile devices than from other sources, a new study suggests.
Researchers gathered 235 million tweets sent over six weeks and analyzed the frequency…
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Secondhand Smoke Linked to Behavior Issues in Kids

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 — Early exposure to secondhand smoke may lead to behavioral problems in children, a new study suggests.
Researchers analyzed data from more than 5,200 primary school students in France and found that those exposed to…
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Science Probes Why Beauty Is In Eye of the Beholder

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 — Think Brad Pitt is as handsome as George Clooney? Why or why not?
A new study suggests your choice will be largely influenced by your personal experience.
Some aspects of attractiveness are common and may even be programmed…
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'Drugged Driving' on the Rise in U.S.

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 — More Americans are under the influence of drugs while they drive, even as drunk driving rates decline, new research shows.
In the report, 38 percent of drivers killed in accidents who were then tested had drugs in their…
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Psoriasis, Depression Often Go Hand in Hand: Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2015 — Regardless of severity, patients with the often disfiguring skin condition psoriasis face an elevated risk for depression, new research suggests.
The depression risk may be driven more by concerns about appearance than by…
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Health Highlights: Oct. 1, 2015

Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Talk Therapy for Depression Not as Effective as Believed: Study
The benefits of talk therapy for depression are overstated, according to…
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Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

– It’s important to develop healthy habits before and during pregnancy — and to maintain them once your baby is born.
The Weight-control Information Network suggests:

If you exercised before pregnancy, speak to your doctor about continuing those…
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