Category Archives: Health


I’ll Have the Test-Tube Burger, Please


Taste testers in London may soon sample their first in vitro burger – muscle tissue grown from animal cells in a laboratory. The sci-fi meal…read more


Obama Hopes Mapping Project Reveals Brain’s Mysteries


Published April 8, 2013 President Obama rolled out an ambitious new scientific research initiative to study the brain last week that he hopes will bring…read more

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Is Gun Violence a Matter of Public Health?


After recent mass shootings, debate over gun violence has focused on law enforcement and crime. However, with 30,000 people dying each year from gun shots,…read more


The Science of Stress: How Well Do You Test?


How well a person handles competition and stressful test-taking environments can be traced to his or her biology and a certain gene called the COMT…read more

Eating disorders can develop when a person develops a distorted relationship with food and weight. All eating disorders can have negative health effects, thought Anorexia is the most dangerous, with roughly 10 percent of diagnosed cases being fatal.

Childhood Eating Disorders on the Rise


More than 25 million people in the United States — around 1 in 13 — suffer from an eating disorder. While people of all ages…read more

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