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12-02-2022
Lack of sleep impacts brain development in children
For young children, a lack of sleep has detrimental effects on brain development, according to a recent study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine.  "Because early adolescence is a crucial period for neurocognitive development, we aimed to investigate how insufficient sleep affects children's mental health, cognition, brain function, and brain structure over 2 years," wrote the researchers.  The study revealed that a lack of sleep among elementary school-age children leads to significant differences in brain regions that are responsible for memory, intelligence and well-being.  These...
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Could air pollution be robbing you of a good night's sleep?
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05-19-2017
Earth.com celebrates Bike To Work Day
Friday May 19th is Bike to Work Day, and in...
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05-19-2017
Mosquitoes that carry Zika can also transmit other diseases
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05-18-2017
Most choose free-range eggs for nutrition over ethical reasons
What are the reasons that shoppers may prefer free-range chicken...
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05-18-2017
Study: Attraction based on more than looks, includes voice, smell
Good looks alone aren’t all it takes to be attractive....
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05-17-2017
Scientists develop the ultimate natural sunscreen
Researchers have developed a new, natural sunscreen that mimics the...
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05-17-2017
Earth.com Presents: Fun ways for families to do an Act of Green
The Earth Day Network has launched a campaign called Billion...
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05-16-2017
Vehicle emissions found to be worse on the road than in testing
Inefficient testing, inadequate maintenance and other factors cause cars, trucks...
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05-15-2017
Study: Americans discard food at alarming rates
Food tossed in trash cans contains nutrients that could help...
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