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Pediatrics

Microbiome & Development in Kids

New research suggest that a baby's microbiome can predict their social development.

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Psychology

Music Therapy & Depression

A new study compares music therapy with standard therapy, and finds that music therapy may be an effective treatment.

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Cardiology

Heart Attack Mortality Trends

Your odds of surviving a heart attack have increased dramatically over the past 20 years. We've visualized this very encouraging trend in America's deadliest disease.

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Psychology

Fluid Intelligence: Reading vs Math

Is Math or Reading more correlated with fluid intelligence? We've visualized the data behind this age old question.

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Nutrition

Diet Soda vs Regular Soda

A new study links sugary drinks to a higher risk of death. Diet drinks are better when it comes to health.

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Pediatrics

School Breakfast & Obesity

Researchers tried to improve kids' health by providing breakfast in the classroom. It turns out this only increased the obesity rate.

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Neurology

Data on Mushrooms and Dementia

Mushrooms, Vegetables, and a Mediterranean Diet have all been shown to improve cognition in the elderly.

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Fitness

Workouts Over 40

A new study shows that starting a new workout routine in your 40s is nearly as good for your heart as working out for your whole life.

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Sleep

Genetics of Morning People & Night Owls

There are morning people genes and night owl genes. Your genetics partly determine how early, or late, you get up in the morning.

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Patient Safety

Effects of Physician Burnout on Patient Care

Doctors are getting burned out and its affecting patients. A new study shows that burned out doctors have twice the rate of patient safety incidents and low professionalism.

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Psychology

Walking, Thinking, and Creativity

Research has shown that walking improves creative thinking more than concrete problem solving. Walking outside improves thinking even more walking inside.

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Nutrition

Caffeine & Calorie Burn for Weight Loss

Caffeine increases your calorie burn by around 2-3 calories per hours per small cup of coffee. When combined with weight loss, caffeine is associated with a lower risk of diabetes.