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CDC calls insufficient sleep a public health epidemic.

CDC calls insufficient sleep a public health epidemic.

The CDC has it right in declaring lack of sleep a public health epidemic.

Lack of sleep has been linked to a number of public issues such as industrial disasters, medical and occupational errors, and motor vehicle accidents.

In addition to these well-known consequences, however, new studies have shown that people who receive insufficient sleep are at increased risk for chronic disease such as…

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20 Common Medications That Can Cause Memory Loss.

20 Common Medications That Can Cause Memory Loss.

If you take cholesterol lowering medication, you are probably aware that it can cause memory loss since it is now required to state a warning about this on its label. But there are many other medications that can cause memory loss too. The fact is, any medicine that can cause cognitive impairment could lead to a misdiagnosis of dementia, and the Alzheimer’s Association reports that prescription…

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Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction.

Earth is headed for its sixth mass extinction.

The rapid depletion of Earth’s biodiversity indicates that the planet is in the early stages of its sixth mass extinction of life since becoming habitable 3.5 billion years ago, according to a new study published in Science.

Human activity, including a doubling of its population in the past 35 years, has driven the decline of animal life on Earth, the researchers concluded.

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There has been a 25…

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Europe to Launch Robotic Space Plane Prototype in November.

Europe to Launch Robotic Space Plane Prototype in November.

The launch of a robotic space plane prototype in November could pave the way toward the creation of a reusable cargo vehicle that would survive the blistering re-entry into Earth’s atmosphere, according to the European Space Agency.

European Space Agency's eXperimental Vehicle

ESA officials plan to launch the unmanned space plane, called the Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle(IXV), on a Vega rocket in early November. The flight plan calls…

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Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke.

Smoking Kills (Your Organs): 6 Major Organs Damaged By Cigarette Smoke.

Coughing up heaping globs of mucous isn’t even the half of it. Neither is losing all sense of stamina, or coming home to a stale-smelling house with yellowed walls and furniture. No, the biggest consequences of smoking are, by and large, ones you will never see. These, however, tend to be the deadliest.

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As you inhale cigarette smoke, the 7,000 or so carcinogens begin to swirl through the caverns…

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Worlds Smallest LED is a Single Molecule By coaxing light out of…

Worlds Smallest LED is a Single Molecule By coaxing light out of…

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