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Why is lying to children better

"If you’re not a good boy, I’ll call the police!" Some parents use one or the other lie to get their children to behave. A new study by the Technical University in Singapore shows that this can have long-term effects on the offspring. Apparently, the adults were cheating, as a child, more and more often […]

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These Are the Unwritten Rules That All Guys Follow

There’s a certain unspoken etiquette that men aren’t taught, but instinctively follow. In a recent Reddit thread, guys shared the “unwritten rules” to which they adhere, and which all men should keep in mind. First off, and this is an obvious one: when using a public restroom, go to every other urinal if at all […]

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Coming Out Is Hard. SCOTUS Is Making It Harder.

I came out as bisexual to the world just weeks before the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage. At the time I worked at Massachusetts General Hospital in downtown Boston; I remember sitting in my cubicle with tears streaming down my face. Joyous doesn’t even begin to explain what I was […]

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Antidepressants in pregnancy

Researchers from Canada have found a link between taking antidepressants during pregnancy and an increased incidence of gestational diabetes. It was, for how long and what type of antidepressants was taking a wife. The scientists from the University of Montreal compared for the study, the medication of Pregnant women with and without gestational diabetes. This […]

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Researchers assert importance of diversity in genomics research

Broadening diversity among participants in human genomics research will maximize its potential to discover causes and possible treatments of diseases, requiring thoughtful study design and methodological considerations, write members of an international genomics consortium in the journal Cell. In the journal’s Oct. 10 issue, a working group in the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium examined the scientific […]