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Exposure to tobacco smoke significantly impacts teen health
Aug 21, 2018
Secondhand smoke linked to poor health, higher absenteeism, increased likelihood to seek medical attention among adolescents.

Scientists ID more than 1,200 genes linked to educational attainment
Jul 24, 2018
Scientists have identified more than 1,200 genetic variants associated with how much schooling an individual completes.

Mammals going nocturnal to avoid humans
Jun 17, 2018
Human activity is causing the planet's mammals to flee daylight for the protection of night, according to a new study.

Delay in detecting abnormal lactates in patients with sepsis increases the odds of hospital deaths
May 25, 2018
Because of a known association between elevated lactate levels and increased mortality, sepsis guidelines mandate that lactate levels should be tested soon after the onset of sepsis.

Microglia Are Key Defenders Against Prion Diseases
May 18, 2018
Prion diseases are slow degenerative brain diseases that occur in people and various other mammals. No vaccines or treatments are available, and these diseases are almost always fatal.

Cannabis: It matters how young you start
May 18, 2018
Researchers find that boys who start smoking pot before 15 are much more likely to have a drug problem at 28 than those who start at 15 or after.