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  • Teen sex not bad for grades

    Teen sex not bad for grades
    LOS ANGELES -- There's good news for parents who worry that their teenagers' sex lives are affecting their school performance: A provocative new study has found that teens in committed relationships do no better or worse in school than those don't have...
  • New School Year Begins With New Credit Card Laws

    New School Year Begins With New Credit Card Laws
    A new law enacted as part of President Obama's credit card reform policy could make it more difficult for students who seek to establish a good history of credit during their college years. The new law, known as the "Card Act," requires college...
  • Music fan creates 'Mayhem'

    Music fan creates 'Mayhem'
    First came the idea for a game. Then came the plan for a cause. When Bill Solboe originally envisioned Music Mayhem, it was as a board game in the late '90s — the result of a long car ride with college buddies, during which they passed the time...
  • Shrimp 101

    Shrimp 101
    America's favorite seafood? Shrimp. It's easy to see why; shrimp are available fresh or frozen, shell-on and peeled, raw and cooked. Shrimp lend themselves to countless dishes, from curries to gumbos to kebabs to stir fries. "Mom and I loved shrimp,"...
  • Questioning Dr. Oz

    Dr. Mehmet Oz is known as "America's Doctor," and it's not much of a stretch. Though he is a medical specialist -- an acclaimed cardiac surgeon -- Oz offers health information on just about any topic, from diet to child care to sex, through a...
  • Obesity and colon cancer linked

    Obesity and colon cancer linked
    Obesity doesn’t just increase postmenopausal women’s risk of developing colon cancer, it might even raise their risk of dying from it, scientists say That analysis comes from researchers at the University of Minnesota, who culled data from...
  • Victoria's Secret Bags: They make women feel sexier, study says

    Victoria's Secret Bags: They make women feel sexier, study says
    Victoria’s Secret shopping bags hold more than just bras and lingerie. They may also hold a key to what makes women feel sexy, according to a recent study from the University of Minnesota. The study by Deborah Roedder John, a professor of marketing at...
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • Alcohol and type 2 diabetes

    Alcohol and type 2 diabetes
    You're certainly aware by now that being overweight is just one of the risk factors for Type 2 diabetes. You may also know that uncontrolled diabetes can lead to vision loss, kidney failure, amputations, heart problems, and sexual dysfunction —...
  • Dear Oprah: Those health guests may not be so healthful

    Dear Oprah: Those health guests may not be so healthful
    Dear Ms. Winfrey: I get it. I understand why you have so many guests on your show offering advice about health. I'm not a fan of alternative medicine, but I know sensationalism sells. Stuff that stands up to scientific scrutiny often lacks the pizazz...
  • My Pet World: What would cats and crows talk about?

    Q: Between 8:30 and 9 each morning, there's an unusual rendezvous at my home. At first, I thought it was a coincidence, but this happens every morning unless there's heavy rain. Our indoor-only cat sits on the window ledge. Within minutes, a crow arrives....