Gas Pedal to bike pedal: Study reveals higher psychological well-being for active commuters
Gas Pedal to bike pedal: Study reveals higher psychological well-being for active commuters September 17, 2014

Results showed significantly positive associations with well-being and commuters who travel actively to work compared to those who travel by car.

Survey: Journalists top the list for professions consuming the most coffee
Survey: Journalists top the list for professions consuming the most coffee September 17, 2014

Results indicated that the highest consumers – journalists, police officers, and teachers – take in over four cups of coffee per day.

Experimental meningitis B vaccine coming to UCSB
Experimental meningitis B vaccine coming to UCSB September 15, 2014

Common bacteria or viruses that can cause meningitis can spread through coughing, sneezing, kissing, or sharing eating utensils, a toothbrush or a cigarette.

Premature death in Russia linked to vodka consumption
Premature death in Russia linked to vodka consumption September 15, 2014

Overall, 25 percent of Russian men die before 55, while a comparable rate in the U.K. is 7 percent.

Kindergarten weight strong indicator of childhood obesity, study finds
Kindergarten weight strong indicator of childhood obesity, study finds September 14, 2014

The researchers looked at data on children who took part in an Early Childhood Longitudinal Study of the U.S. Kindergarten Class of 1998-1999.

Breath test could detect lung cancer in early stages
Breath test could detect lung cancer in early stages September 13, 2014

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. in both men and women.

Authorities in China respond to spike in bird flu cases
Authorities in China respond to spike in bird flu cases September 12, 2014

Hong Kong responded by killing 20,000 chickens imported from mainland China after finding avian flu in the poultry.

Rebound sex is a very real thing, researchers say
Rebound sex is a very real thing, researchers say September 12, 2014

College students use rebound sex to cope with breakups, but does it work?

Study: Human bodies are not meant for space
Study: Human bodies are not meant for space September 12, 2014

A new study finds human bodies are not made for space.

Forget chicken soup – clean hands keep colds at bay
Forget chicken soup – clean hands keep colds at bay September 12, 2014

Most cold remedies are nothing more than old wives’ tales.