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Thu, Jul 10, 2014 8:44 PM
Study participants chose to self-administer an electric shock to themselves rather than sit alone for just 6 to 15 minutes.
Dutch research finds blood protein in some cigarette filters, an ingredient that currently can be hidden in the catch-all term 'processing aids.'
New study finds the same chemical mechanisms that push people to drug addiction fuel the compulsion to overeat.
Video: From allergies to sunblock, Dr. Nancy Snyderman separates fact from fiction as the weather begins to warm up.
The forecast calls for earlier and longer hay fever seasons.
You might actually be making those microscopic nasties stronger. Here's how to make plain liquid soap at home for just pennies.
Experienced climbers express concern about goal of 13-year-old boy, who would be the youngest person to summit Everest.
These images represent America's environment in the 1970s, taken by an army of freelance photographers.
Video: New rules for the entry of snowmobiles into Yellowstone Park worries many business owners nearby.
Video: Swiss sociologists say they've found the formula behind happy marriages -- including wives who are 27% smarter than their husbands. WCAU's Dawn Timmeney reports.
Want to help make oceans healthy? Try square-foot gardening. Marine scientist Stephanie Wear shows you how to get started.
Princeton University study finds that rats get fatter on high-fructose corn syrup than on sugar, even when caloric intake is the same.
Dietary fiber in kelp could fight obesity naturally by dramatically reducing the amount of fat absorbed by the body.
Video: Western ski resorts are graded according to their impact on the natural environment.
Chemicals found in bananas are better at preventing HIV than two current synthetic anti-HIV drugs, according to new study.
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