Majority of Americans Support Obamacare Birth Control Provision: Survey
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 — Nearly 70 percent of Americans support the new health care law’s mandated coverage of birth control, a nationwide study finds.
University of Michigan researchers surveyed adults in all 50 states and the District of…
Fear Won’t Boost Exam Scores: Study
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 — Students can’t be scared into doing well on final exams, a new study shows.
In fact, reminding them of the consequences of doing poorly on an exam could result in lower scores, the British researchers added.
Mental Illness Not a Driving Force Behind Crime: Study
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 — Less than 10 percent of crimes committed by mentally ill people are directly linked to the symptoms of their disorders, a new study shows.
“When we hear about crimes committed by people with mental illness, they tend to be…
Health Highlights: April 22, 2014
Here are some of the latest health and medical news developments, compiled by the editors of HealthDay:
Paper Money Carries Thousands of Types of Bacteria: Study
A study gives new meaning to the term “dirty money.”
Researchers found that dollar…
Eye ‘Training’ May Help Restore Some Vision Lost to Glaucoma
TUESDAY, April 22, 2014 — A new computerized eye-training program could upend the long-held belief that glaucoma-related vision loss is irreversible, a small study suggests.
Daily “vision workouts” restored a significant degree of sight to a group…