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Science Making Strides in Mind Reading

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Scientists are making strides in the ability to read someone's mind. "USA Today" is reporting researchers are working on being able to predict what your next thought will be. Scientists at Yale have already made strides with brain scans. While the studies being done are far from what we see in movies, scientists…

Naps Linked To Higher Death Risk, Study Says

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Adults who take naps every day are more likely to die than grown-ups who don't get extra shut-eye during the day. That's what a 13-year study found. British researchers tracked people between the ages of 40 and 79. The study reports a 14-percent higher death risk among those who napped for less than…

Medicare Pays Male Doctors More

Posted On April 23, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study finds that Medicare pays male doctors almost twice as much, on average, as it does female doctors. The study by the financial analytics group NerdWallet reports that the average male physician gets nearly 119-thousand dollars a year in Medicare reimbursements, while the average female doctor collects just over 63-thousand. Researchers…

Ryan Lewis, Mother Launch Campaign Promoting Affordable Healthcare

Posted On April 22, 2014

(Undated) -- Ryan Lewis and his mother are joining the global fight against HIV. With the Grammy-winning producer's help, Julie has launched a new campaign called the 30/30 Project. The initiative will provide funds to build health centers around the world and bring advanced, affordable health care to those who need it most. On the…

Internet Use Lessens Depression in Senior Citizens

Posted On April 22, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- Getting your grandparents to log on to the internet could be good for their mental health. New research done at Michigan State University shows the risk of depression drops 30-percent in senior citizens on the web. Being able to stay in touch with loved ones is believed to be the reason behind…