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Harvard study suggests racial tension may stem from fear of exposure to infectious diseases

Social scientists have long worked to understand the roots of racial prejudice in the U.S., and for years, the story went like this: As different groups are exposed to others, their prejudice against those others increases. Brian O’Shea wasn’t buying it. A postdoctoral fellow working in the lab of Matt Nock, the Edgar Pierce Professor… Read More »

High Intensity Exercise Best for Heart Health (STUDY)

A study shows that high intensity workouts are more beneficial compared to traditional endurance exercise for the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Cardiovascular disease is a major reason for mortality worldwide and its risk factors begin in childhood. This study looks at the effects of intense, brief exercise in comparison to traditional endurance exercise on cardiovascular… Read More »

Eating Cherries for Gout (STUDY)

A study has revealed that gout sufferers eating cherries for a 2 day period exhibited a 35 percent reduced risk of gout attacks in comparison to people who didn’t eat cherries. Prior studies report that there are 8.3 million adult gout sufferers within the U.S., an inflammatory arthritis caused by a crystallization of uric acid… Read More »