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Perceived Age and Weight Discrimination Worse for Health Than Perceived Racism and Sexism

Perceived age and weight discrimination, more than perceived race and sex discrimination, are linked to worse health in older adults, according to new research from the Florida State University College of Medicine.
6-May-2014 5:30 PM EDT

New Study Sheds Light on Global Warming Trends

New research by a team of Florida State University scientists shows the first detailed look at global land surface warming trends over the last 100 years, illustrating precisely when and where different areas of the world started to warm up or cool...
5-May-2014 9:20 AM EDT

Obesity Can Amplify Bone and Muscle Loss

Florida State University researchers have identified a new syndrome called “osteosarcopenic obesity” that links the deterioration of bone density and muscle mass with obesity.
16-Apr-2014 3:20 PM EDT

Philosophy Professor to Study Self-Control with $4.5 Million John Templeton Foundation Grant


Self-control is one of the most fundamental keys to success in life. But how does self-control work and how can it be improved?
10-Apr-2014 9:45 AM EDT

Researchers: Permafrost Thawing Could Accelerate Global Warming

A team of researchers lead by Florida State University have found new evidence that permafrost thawing is releasing large quantities of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere via plants, which could accelerate warming trends.
7-Apr-2014 3:45 PM EDT

Researcher: Study on Element Could Change Ballgame on Radioactive Waste

Groundbreaking work by a team of chemists on a fringe element of the periodic table could change how the world stores radioactive waste and recycles fuel.
21-Mar-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Rush to Prescribe: Study Questions Speed in Giving Antidepressants to Grieving Parents


Some doctors are too quick to prescribe antidepressants to parents who have suffered the death of a child either during pregnancy or within the first month of life, according to a study conducted by Florida State University researcher Jeffrey R....
19-Mar-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Hungry for ‘Likes’: Frequent Facebook Use Linked to Eating Disorder Risk

Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than party pictures, vacation videos and shameless selfies — they also share a greater risk of eating disorders, according to a new study led by Florida State University researchers.
5-Mar-2014 5:40 PM EST

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