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10 Signs You’re Exceptionally Smarter Than Average, According to Science

If you’re the eldest child, you have a head start. Here are 9 more. 2. You’re on the thin side. For the record, obese people aren’t dumb. But studies indicate that over time, their cognitive function declines. A 2006 study … Continue reading

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To Create a Habit, Tell a Good Story

zen habits : breathe To Create a Habit, Tell a Good Story By Leo Babauta If you want to create a new exercise habit (for example), you might tell yourself something like this: “This is going to be amazing, I’m … Continue reading

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3 Money Magazine Tips for Retirement Investors in a Post-Brexit World

Buckle up. Britain’s vote to exit the European Union stunned Wall Street and overseas exchanges, not to mention the British government. The stock market is (over)reacting accordingly, so you probably don’t want to check your 401(k) statement today. Still, as … Continue reading

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Weight loss surgery helps keep pounds off 10 years later

Ten years after gastric-bypass weight-loss surgery, patients in a recent study had managed to keep off much of the weight they’d lost. Even more important, they also saw reductions in other medical problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, high … Continue reading

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Adolescent Girls Choose to Drink at Lower Blood Alcohol Concentrations

Newswise — Gender and a family history of alcoholism (FH) are two genetically determined factors known to affect someone’s risk for developing alcohol-use disorders (AUDs). Adolescence is also a critical period for the development of AUDs; drinking habits can be … Continue reading

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Minimum Legal Drinking Age of 21 Can Protect Against Later Risk of Death

Newswise — The minimum legal drinking age (MLDA) in the U.S. regulates the age at which individuals can legally purchase and possess alcohol in public. An MLDA of 21 has been linked to a number of benefits, including a lower … Continue reading

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