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Happily Married Newlyweds More Likely To Pack On The Pounds
2013-04-04 13:05:44

The “Honeymoon Phase” can be the happiest time of a couple’s marriage; however, a new study shows that the first few years of a happy marriage can lead to packing on the pounds.

2012-11-12 11:12:01

Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout.

2012-06-28 20:29:37

Our eyes don’t just take in the world around us, they can also reflect our emotional state, influence our memories, and provide clues about the way we think.

Sleep Deprivation Linked To Food Choices, Elevated Anxiety Levels
2012-06-11 04:22:52

Using MRI scans, researchers have discovered how sleep deprivation can impact the parts of the brain where food-related choices are made, potentially explaining how obesity is linked to a lack of slumber.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.