Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Health


Tanning Bed Users’ Brains Like Addicts’

DALLAS, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Despite knowing tanning beds can increase the risk of skin cancer, many people still use them, and U.S. researchers say an addictive quality may be at play. Dr. Bryon Adinoff, a professor of psychiatry at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, says about 120,000 new cases of […]

Food Day, Modeled On Earth Day

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (UPI) — Chefs, nutritionists and food activists are asking U.S. restaurants to buy more products locally or collect for food banks for Food Day in October. Groups such as Chefs Collaborative, American Culinary Federation and the Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture are encouraging local restaurants to seek out partnerships with […]

Doctor Shortage May Result In Crowded ERs

AURORA, Colo., Aug. 9 (UPI) — Despite increased coverage under the Affordable Care Act, overcrowding may persist in U.S. emergency rooms due to a shortage of doctors, researchers say. A study by the University of Colorado School of Medicine, published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, showed expanded health insurance coverage via the Affordable Care […]

Study: Graphic Warnings To Reduce Smoking

SELINSGROVE, Pa., Aug. 9 (UPI) — A U.S. study suggests the new health warnings with graphic pictures on cigarette packages will reduce demand for cigarettes, researchers say. Study co-author Matthew Rousu, a professor of economics at Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., and colleagues say the study involved a sample of 404 adult smokers from four […]

Teenage Pregnancy May Be ‘contagious’

BRISTOL, England, Aug. 9 (UPI) — A study of about 42,000 Norwegian teen girls suggests those who had an older sister who had been pregnant are more likely to become pregnant, researchers say. Professor Carol Propper of the University of Bristol and colleagues in Norway examined data of children born between 1947 and 1958 to […]

Spice Used In Curry May Help Tendinitis

NOTTINGHAM, England, Aug. 9 (UPI) — A common spice used in Indian curries shows promise for those suffering from tendinitis, a team of British and German researchers say. Dr. Ali Mobasheri of the University of Nottingham’s School of Veterinary Medicine and Science and colleagues at the Ludwig Maximilians University in Munich, Germany, say curcumin, which […]

Easy Ways To Cut Calories

Dieters may not need as much willpower as they think if they change their eating environment and how they eat, a U.S. researcher says. One myth, he says, is that people know when they are full and stop before they overeat.

Religious Happier During Bad Times

CHAMPAIGN, Ill., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Religious are happier and outnumber the non-religious in societies under stress but their numerical edge diminishes during peace, U.S. researchers say. Study leader Ed Diener, an emeritus professor of psychology at the University of Illinois who is also a senior scientist with the Gallup Organization, analyzed data from the […]

Bullying May Result In Lower Test Scores

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Prevalence of bullying on campus may hurt high-school student test performance, U.S. researchers suggest. Dewey Cornell, a clinical psychologist and professor of education at the University of Virginia, and colleagues compiled surveys about bullying in 2007 from more than 7,300 ninth-grade students and almost 3,000 teachers at 284 high […]

‘Workplace Incivility’ Very High

MARION, Ind., Aug. 8 (UPI) — Incivility in the workplace is “growing and prevalent” as companies lay off workers while expecting to keep productivity up, a U.S. psychologist suggests. Jeannie Trudel of Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion said academics define workplace incivility as “a form of organizational deviance … characterized by low-intensity behaviors that violate respectful workplace […]

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.