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  • The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones

    The Racier The Car, The Racier The Hormones
    That's what research says about some men when it comes to conspicuous spending and their desire for sexual activity. New studies by faculty at Rice University, The University of Texas-San Antonio and The University of Minnesota finds that men`s...
  • 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....
  • CdM's Larson headed to Minnesota

    Corona del Mar High senior Garrett Larson has signed a national letter of intent to swim for the University of Minnesota. Larson finished third in the 200 individual medley and fourth in the 100 breaststroke last spring at the CIF Southern Section...
  • Ring in the season

    Ring in the season
    With twinkling Christmas lights, jingling sleigh bells and chestnuts roasting on open fires — not to mention inescapable holiday jewelry commercials hawking diamond rings — it's no wonder December reigns as the most popular month to pop the...
  • What's with 'come with'?

    What's with 'come with'?
    We Midwesterners have a way with words. And the rest of the country has a way of replying, "Say what?" Consider this e-mail from Northern Californian Carolyn Koehler, in response to an article about commonly mixed-up words. (More on the mixed-up words...
  • Study shows aggression and anger learned in infancy

    Study shows aggression and anger learned in infancy
    A new study has found that children can learn anger and aggression from their parents at a very early age. The study was performed by researchers at the University of Minnesota and published in the journal Child Development. Michael Lorber, a...
  • Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio

    Chicago-based scientist tasked with doubling firm's healthier food portfolio
       As a Pakistani-born doctor who grew up in England, studied nutrition and agriculture in the U.S. and consulted for the Mayo Clinic on diabetes and other diseases, Mehmood Khan has a background that gives him a broad perspective.     His job gives...
  • Good Health Equals Better Grades

    Good Health Equals Better Grades
    MINNEAPOLIS - Quit smoking. Turn off the computer. Go to bed. It could improve your grades. Of course, parents have always known that. Now, in the first study of its kind, researchers at the University of Minnesota have proved it. They matched grade...
  • More Women Choose Prophylactic Mastectomy

    More Women Choose Prophylactic Mastectomy
    The choice to remove a healthy breast in order to avoid breast cancer is a deeply personal decision that appears to be on the upswing in one group of women, according to a study published today in the journal Cancer. Among women who had cancer in one...