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Hungry Dog Study May Beef Up Research Of Human Obesity

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Researchers in Hungary who found that normal and overweight dogs behaved differently in tasks involving food say the dogs’ responses were similar to what might be expected in normal and overweight humans. The study suggested dogs could be used as models for future research into the causes and psychological impacts of human obesity, the authors of… Health

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New study finds Mediterranean-style eating pattern with lean, unprocessed red meat improves cardiovascular disease risk factors

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Adopting a Mediterranean-style eating pattern improves heart health, with or without reducing red meat intake, if the red meat consumed is lean and unprocessed, according to a Purdue University nutrition study. “This study is important because it shows that red meat can be part of a heart-healthy eating pattern like a Mediterranean-style eating pattern,” said Wayne W. Campbell, ...

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YouTube Is No. 1 Internet Platform Among U.S. Teens, While Facebook Usage Has Plummeted: Study

Google’s YouTube takes the crown as the most widely used internet platform by American teens today — while Facebook’s popularity in the demo has slumped dramatically in the last three years. That’s according to a new report on U.S. teenagers’ social-media use from the Pew Research Center, based on surveys conducted in the spring of 2018. Among the st… Variety

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Red Flag Laws Are Linked To Declines In Gun Suicides, New Study Finds

Gun suicides declined significantly in two states after they passed laws allowing police to temporarily confiscate firearms from individuals determined to be a threat to themselves or others, according to new research. A study published Friday in the journal Psychiatric Services examined years of death data following the passage of “red flag” laws in Connecticut, which became the first state ...

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