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Newswise: Is Sweetness Your Weakness? A Dietitian’s Guide to Giving Up Sugar

Article ID: 715885

Is Sweetness Your Weakness? A Dietitian’s Guide to Giving Up Sugar

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

How does the body react when you nix sugar from your diet? UNLV nutritionist Samantha Coogan shares a solution for withdrawal symptoms, and what to expect when they’re over.

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16-Jul-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 715825

Myth-Busting Study Reveals that Gamblers Can’t Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

It’s a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that’s due for the next big payout. But can players – even the regulars who frequent a particular property – really tell the difference between the house edge on one game from that of another? Nope.

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15-Jul-2019 1:05 PM EDT
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Newswise: What's Your Attitude About Pubic Hair Removal?

Article ID: 713910

What's Your Attitude About Pubic Hair Removal?

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

A study led by UNLV anthropologists combed through written records from the 1890s to early 2000s from nearly 200 societies around the world to figure out how pubic hair removal practices differ from Western societies and the motives behind it.

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4-Jun-2019 11:05 AM EDT
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Newswise: UNLV Study Reveals Breakthrough in Understanding Our Brain’s Ability to Retrieve Long-Term Memories
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    21-May-2019 11:00 AM EDT

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UNLV Study Reveals Breakthrough in Understanding Our Brain’s Ability to Retrieve Long-Term Memories

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV researchers have discovered a novel method for how two parts of the brain — the hippocampus and the anterior cingulate cortex (ACC) — work together to retrieve long-term memories.

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17-May-2019 3:00 PM EDT
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Newswise: Tooth Fossils Fill 6-Million-Year-Old Gap in Primate Evolution

Article ID: 712860

Tooth Fossils Fill 6-Million-Year-Old Gap in Primate Evolution

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

UNLV geoscientist, student among international research team behind discovery of ancient monkey species that lived in Africa 22 million years ago.

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14-May-2019 2:45 PM EDT
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Newswise: Swimming Safety for the Summer Season

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Swimming Safety for the Summer Season

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV)

Temperatures are heating up in the Las Vegas valley, which means more people are heading to the pool. And while swimming is a great form of physical activity for all ages and a good way to beat the heat, safety should always remain an important priority — especially for young children. UNLV School of Public Health professor Jennifer Pharr has led multiple studies related to swimming safety, including an investigation of youth swimming skills and method of instruction.

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13-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT
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