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Flexible content delivery, student-faculty interaction frees time without hurting grades

Flexible content delivery, student-faculty interaction frees time without hurting grades

Medical students face an intense workload and often struggle to juggle priorities. Similarly, medical school faculty must find time in their schedules to prepare lectures and for face-to-face interaction with students. To optimize student and faculty t…

Does good attendance equal good grades?

Does good attendance equal good grades?

Studies of classroom attendance patterns in undergraduate students have shown that attendance and performance go hand in hand — attending class is the key to reaping the rewards of academic achievement. However, many of these studies were completed be…

Gaming Addiction Officially Recognized as Mental Health Disorder

Gaming Addiction Officially Recognized as Mental Health Disorder

It’s all fun and games until someone spirals out of control with their gaming. At least that’s how the World Health Organization sees it.

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Low vitamin D levels associated with scarring lung disease

Low vitamin D levels associated with scarring lung disease

Reviewing medical information gathered on more than 6,000 adults over a 10-year period, researchers have found that lower than normal blood levels of vitamin D were linked to increased risk of early signs of interstitial lung disease (ILD).

Bad habits that lead to cancer, chronic disease corrected by simple lifestyle intervention

Bad habits that lead to cancer, chronic disease corrected by simple lifestyle intervention

Four of the most common bad habits — too much screen time, too little exercise and high fat and low fruit and vegetable intake — can lead to heart disease and cancer, but a simple intervention using mobile health tools and coaching normalized these b…

Mild problem-solving task improves brain function after a concussion, new study suggests

Mild problem-solving task improves brain function after a concussion, new study suggests

A mild problem-solving task improves brain functioning after a concussion, according to a new study. Currently there are many questions about rehabilitation and treatment options, with absolute rest often the go-to treatment. But the new study suggests…

Want to Fight Cancer? Eat More Nuts

Want to Fight Cancer? Eat More Nuts

Even among healthy foods, nuts are VIPs. They contain heart-supporting fats and muscle-building protein, and are super-satisfying. Another selling point: They could help prevent cancer.

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44-Year-Old Terrell Owens Can Still Run a Ridiculously Fast 40-Yard Dash

44-Year-Old Terrell Owens Can Still Run a Ridiculously Fast 40-Yard Dash

Though Terrell Owens’ body still looks like it belongs to a 25-year-old, the former NFL great is indeed nearing his mid-40s. It’s been eight years…

Why being left-handed matters for mental health treatment

Why being left-handed matters for mental health treatment

Treatment for the most common mental health problems could be ineffective or even detrimental to about 50 percent of the population, according to a radical new model of emotion in the brain.