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Study finds smoking worsens hangovers

On your next night at the Whiskey Republic, leave the cigarettes at home — smoking could lead to a worse hangover, according to a new study from Brown U’s Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies.

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New concussion study indicates required recovery time is longer than previously believed

Nowadays, it’s not just a simple knock on the head. A new study led by U. Oregon graduate student David Howell and his advisors Dr. Li-Shan Chou and Dr. Louis “Lou” Osternig indicates that certain individuals may take longer to recover from concussions than previously thought.

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Column: Is Gov. Chris Christie too fat to be president?

The American people have just finally exhaled after enduring a long and tiring presidential campaign, and already the talk has turned to 2016. (“Talk” here meaning the blathering of TV’s “talking heads.”)

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Editorial: Onset of flu season should bring out our common sense, not panic

It’s back — in hallways, bathrooms, classrooms, gyms, cafeterias and just about every other place in America. And, it’s probably going to kill you.

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Boston named drunkest city, again

Boston named drunkest city, again

With Boston named the “drunkest” city in America by the Daily Beast for the second year in a row, health professionals said the drinking trend is a cause for concern.

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Sickle cells may be a tool against tumors

Sickle red blood cells, more commonly associated with disease, may also play a role in treating cancer tumors.

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Study: Facebook decreases loneliness

In a recent study, a U. Arizona professor defended the benefits of Facebook and suggested that updating one’s status more often can reduce the feeling of loneliness.

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Study shows binge drinking trends

Exposure to alcohol advertisements and marketing may correlate with increased binge drinking activity, according to a study published in December by a research team from Dartmouth College’s Geisel School of Medicine.

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Study shows music can communicate emotions

Humans across cultures can express various emotions through music and motion, according to a recent study by Dartmouth College psychology professor Thalia Wheatley, psychology and brain sciences PhD candidate Beau Sievers and music professor Michael Casey.

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