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Is Your Fair Food Safe to Eat?
This time of year a lot of people are looking forward to all of the upcoming fairs, festivals, and socials hosted here in the Tri-State area. Even though most people enjoy the many different facets of attending these events, the primary focus always seems to be on one thing…the food...
Researchers Say Eating Chips Can Produce a Marijuana-Like High
Remember the old Pringles slogan, "Once you pop, you can't stop"? Research now suggests it could be more true than we ever thought.
The journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) says US researchers found that foods high in fat trigger natural feel-good chemicals with ef…
Diet Soda May Make You Pack on the Pounds
By analyzing the results of a 10-year longitudinal study of 474 people, researchers  were able to determine that the participants who drank two or more diet sodas a day experienced a waist size increase 70 percent greater than those who stayed away from diet soda.
Dr. Martin P. Paulus, a professor of…
Can Living in a City Make You Crazy?
While it has been long assumed that the more time you spend in a rural setting the better your mental health, a new study has shed light on why this is.
A team of scientists based in Germany scanned the brains of 32 volunteers from rural and urban areas while they tried to complete puzzles with time …
Woman Constantly Falls Asleep While Laughing
Claire Scott's medical condition is a laughing matter.
The 24-year-old British woman suffers from a rare disorder called cataplexy, in which she falls asleep whenever she laughs. The rare condition has caused her to pass out as many as 50 times each day since she was a wee little lass.

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