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Health News Archive - June 18, 2005

ABSTRACT During World War II, 36 conscientious objectors participated in a study of human starvation conducted by Ancel Keys and his colleagues at the University of Minnesota.

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An estimated 4.3 percent of Americans suffer from bipolar disorder or its milder forms, far more than previous estimates which placed the number at about 1 percent, a new study finds.

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Do computers belong in your doctor's examination room, along with tongue depressors and blood-pressure cuffs? Maybe so: A new study suggests PCs can help improve the doctor-patient relationship.

The more food commercials young kids see on television, the more confused they are about which foods are healthy, a new study finds.

Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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