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Spanking may actually worsen children's behavior, The New York Times' Well blog reports. The statement was based on a study in Pediatrics that followed children from age 3 until they were 9 years old. Parents were asked to report how often they spanked their child when the child was 3 and 5 years old and...
Two new studies examining the early stages and causes of Alzheimer's disease may shed new light on early identification, Time reports. In the first study, published in Neurology, researchers examined 265 patients who were cognitively normal at their baseline assessment but who went on to develop dementia....
Being a "late riser," or having a late chronotype, may be more harmful than realized, especially when your schedule doesn't allow you wake up late, The New York Times' Well blog reports. A study published in PLoS One analyzed a cohort of obese and late-sleeping participants for dietary and sleeping...