Children prioritize what they hear over what they see when gauging emotional aspects of their experience

The Colavita visual dominance effect is a psychological observation named after Francis B. Colavita, the psychologist who first gathered evidence of its existence in 1974. Colavita observed that when human adults are presented with visual stimuli and other sensory stimuli (e.g., tactile or auditory) at the same time, they respond more to the visual stimuli and often fail to respond […]

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Anti-nutrients – they’re part of a normal diet and not as scary as they sound

Maybe you’re trying to eat healthier these days, aiming to get enough of the good stuff and limit the less-good stuff. You’re paying attention to things like fiber and fat and vitamins… and anti-nutrients? What the heck are anti-nutrients and are they something you need to be concerned about in your diet? Let me, as a public health nutrition researcher, […]

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Sam Smith Says They Want Children by 35, Are Hoping to 'Find a Boyfriend'

Looking ahead! Sam Smith opened up about their ideal timeline for having children. Famous Fathers Who Had Kids Late in Life “I want kids,” the singer, 28, told Apple Music’s Zane Lowe on Monday, October 26. “I want all of it. I want to have kids. I want to be with the kids and I want to watch them grow […]

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Diabetics see lower death risk if they drink these beverages daily, study suggests

Could you lose weight, burn fat by drinking coffee? Fox News medical correspondent Dr. Marc Siegel explains why public insurance could price private insurance companies out of the market. Siegel later discusses the health benefits of drinking coffee. Coffee and green tea could lower the death risk for Type 2 diabetes sufferers — but only if they drink a certain […]

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Flu and COVID-19 are bad enough, but they also can raise stroke risk

It’s flu season. In the middle of a coronavirus pandemic. Is this any time to be thinking about your risk of stroke? Yes, researchers say. Having either influenza or the coronavirus seems to increase the odds of having an ischemic stroke—the type where blood flow in the brain is blocked. While the number of people affected may be small, understanding […]

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ACA reduced out-of-pocket health costs for families with kids, but they still need help

The percentage of low- and middle-income families with children that had burdensome out-of-pocket health care costs fell following the 2014 implementation of the health insurance marketplaces and Medicaid expansion provisions of the Affordable Care Act, known widely as Obamacare, according to a new study by Lauren Wisk, an assistant professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, and […]

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