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Running really can keep you young

If you are an active senior who wants to stay younger, keep on running. A new study involving the University of Colorado Boulder and Humboldt State University shows that senior […]

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Hookah Smoke Doubles Benzene Uptake

Many believe hookah is a safe alternative to smoking; this study suggests otherwise. Hookah smokers, as well as nonsmokers exposed to hookah smoke at social events in hookah lounges, showed […]

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Bad marriage, broken heart?

Older couples in a bad marriage – particularly female spouses – have a higher risk for heart disease than those in a good marriage, finds the first nationally representative study […]

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Two sensors in one

Nanoparticles that enable both MRI and fluorescent imaging could monitor cancer, other diseases. MIT chemists have developed new nanoparticles that can simultaneously perform magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and fluorescent imaging […]