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Study Suggests Earning a College Degree Before, But Not After, Getting Married Protects Against Obesity

People who earn a college degree before getting married are much less likely to become obese than those who graduate from college after getting married, according to a new study.

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Where There’s A Will … Well, There’s Another Way

There’s more than one way to gain a sense of control. The traditional view of a life in control is one in which an individual has taken actions to ensure success in both the near and long terms. “Secondary control,” has been given short shrift in both the scientific literature and the attitudes of Western societies. Secondary control can be described as a mindset in which one accepts and adapts to the fact that much of life can’t be bent to human will.

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First Case in Texas: Four Ways to Protect Against West Nile Virus from Dr. Ross Tobleman

Follow the "four Ds" to prevent infection and decrease the spread of West Nile Virus this summer.

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Estrangement Likely When Adult Child Does Not Share Mother’s Values

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Estrangement between a mother and an adult child is more common than people might think, says an Iowa State researcher. A new study, published in the Journal of Marriage and Family, found estrangement is often the result of a difference in values.

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Sleep Apnea Linked to Depression in Men

Severe obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and excessive daytime sleepiness are associated with an increased risk of depression in men, according to a new community-based study of Australian men, which was presented at the 2015 American Thoracic Society International Conference.

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Trending Stories Report for 18 May 2015

Trending news releases with the most views in a single day. Topics include: nutrition, fibromyalgia, e-cigarettes, cystic fibrosis, asthma, and gluten

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When the Baby Comes, Working Couples No Longer Share Housework Equally

When highly educated, dual-career couples have their first child, both spouses think the baby increases their workloads by equal amounts – but a new study suggests that’s not true.

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Fire Ant Stings Can Be Risky for Kids, Pets

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Fire ants can cause serious allergic reactions in some children and pets who share play areas with the pests.