In a 1994 study of voters in Texas, “The election’s effects on their lives, for good or bad, were surprisingly modest and short-lived.”
States have considerable sway over how the law is carried out because the Supreme Court gave them the power to reject the expansion of Medicaid.
The benefits were observed in men and women, among white and black participants, and among people in the study who were obese.
Public-health experts are concerned that people who take multivitamins may be less likely to engage in proven preventive health behaviors.
The decrease was greatest (78 pecent) among children under the age of 10. It was less impressive (52 percent) among those aged 10 to 19.
Hindsight bias can have serious consequences on how people make decisions.
Memos, letters and reports show, two reporters write, “how Big Sugar used Big Tobacco-style tactics to ensure that government agencies would dismiss troubling health claims against their products.”
Exserohilum rostratum is the scary character responsible for the multi-state outbreak of fungal meningitis cases linked to tainted steroid preparations.
A meta-analysis found that the more comprehensive the anti-smoking law, the greater the impact.
Benjamin Franklin, a contemporary of Jane Austen’s, was a skeptic of the idea that cold temperatures and the common cold were connected.
“An increasing number of studies suggest that biology can exert a significant influence on political beliefs and behaviours,” writes science reporter Lizzie Buchen.
A Senate committee has released findings of a 16-month investigation into Medtronic’s actions regarding the bone-graft product it has marketed for use in spinal-fusion surgery.
Get the facts about candy’s effect on your dental health.
The political views of 18-year-olds seem to be influenced both by the childrearing practices of their parents and by their own childhood temperaments.
Arranging alternative day care for a sick child is difficult, if not impossible, for many working parents, the survey also found.
This new study offers even more evidence of the capriciousness of sentencing in criminal cases.
Citing unnamed “advances in science and technology,” the congressman said that abortion is never necessary to save the life of a woman. A U of M doctor explains why he’s wrong.
A satiric study linking chocolate consumption and Nobel prizes offers a cautionary tale.
“A basic misconception has stymied our response to the obesity epidemic: the belief that food-related decisions are consciously and deliberately made,” the authors write.
The study also found that consuming a higher percentage of protein and fat in relation to carbohydrates was associated with a lower risk of becoming cognitively impaired.