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Surprising Tips for Online Dating Success

February 14th, 2015
In a new analysis, researchers have discovered and compiled the most successful, and sometimes unusual, tactics for finding love in the world of online dating. The findings, published in the journal Evidence Based Medicine, include unique suggestions, ranging from creating a catchy screen ...

Flirting Behaviors Explained

February 13th, 2015
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a new study helps you know if someone is flirting with you. Researchers say that although each person has a different tactic for communicating attraction -- or flirting style -- looking at what they say and do ...

Loneliness Linked to Chronic Illness

February 12th, 2015
A new study finds that the onset of a chronic illness results in people feeling lonelier, even for those who have had a steady partner for 50 years or more. A chronic illness is a health condition expected to last all one's life, ...

Naps Are Good for You, Especially After Bad Night’s Sleep

February 11th, 2015
New research discovers a short nap can provide stress relief and bolster the immune system. Lack of sleep is recognized by many as a public health problem in the U.S. Sleep deficiency contributes to a variety of undesirable effects including vehicle accidents and ...

Many Insecure Folks Seek Facebook Feedback

February 10th, 2015
New research suggests Facebook is a busy venue for those who are generally insecure in their relationships. Investigators found insecure people are often very active on the social media site, frequently posting on walls, commenting, updating their status or "liking" something, in hopes of ...

Use Annual Wellness Exams to Detect Cognitive Impairment

February 9th, 2015
A new report from The Gerontological Society provides guidance to physicians when they perform annual wellness visits (AWV) on Medicare beneficiaries. A significant benefit of the 2010 Affordable Care Act has been the elimination of copays and deductibles when Medicare beneficiaries receive an ...

Good Neighbors Key to Surviving A Crisis

February 7th, 2015
New research confirms what many of us already know: The more you know your neighbors, the better off you will be when disaster strikes. For their new study, researchers from the University of Arizona School of Anthropology found that communities that were more ...

Opinions on Vaccines Strongly Influenced by Online Comments

February 6th, 2015
In a new study, researchers investigated how comments on the Internet tend to affect people’s opinions on whether or not childhood vaccines should be enforced. With some still fearing that vaccines have an impact on autism development, the subject is becoming more ...

The More Men Earn, the Less Housework They Do

February 5th, 2015
A new study from the U.K. finds that men on lower incomes are more likely to help their partners with housework than higher earners. "Nevertheless, women are still by far doing the most around the home, no matter how many hours they work ...

Envy on Facebook May Trigger Depression

February 4th, 2015
In a new study, researchers at the University of Missouri have found that Facebook use can lead to symptoms of depression if the social networking site triggers feelings of envy among its users. Margaret Duffy, Ph.D., a professor and chair of strategic communication ...