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Study: Some new moms get too little advice from doctors

Study: Some new moms get too little advice from doctors | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
New mothers get a lot of advice, but when it comes to key issues of infant health and safety, some moms hear surprisingly little from doctors, a new study shows.
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Calorie consumption in US down since 2003 as people drink less soda

Calorie consumption in US down since 2003 as people drink less soda | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
After decades in which American eating habits have got steadily worse, with fat and sugar consumption fueling obesity, the US is finally pulling out of the calorie nosedive.
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Placebo effect IS real - even when patients know the treatment is fake

Placebo effect IS real - even when patients know the treatment is fake | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers at the University of Colorado in Boulder found that people can still feel the benefit from a pain relief treatment even when they are aware it has no medical value.
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Holidaymakers willing to pay a fee to be the first off the plane

Holidaymakers willing to pay a fee to be the first off the plane | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In an age when people whinge about fees for checked bags and legroom, a study found 60 per cent of travellers are willing to pay more for premium services to make their journey hassle free.
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How hard is it for you to make mom friends?

How hard is it for you to make mom friends? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Making mom friends is like playing the dating game all over again. Are you a Romeo or a wallflower?
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FDA Takes on Sugar in Food Labels

FDA Takes on Sugar in Food Labels | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Food labels should contain more detail about how much sugar is in a product, the Food and Drug Administration said Friday.It's proposed a rule that fo
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Those who spend two hours a day on social networking sites are 'more likely to have mental health problems

Those who spend two hours a day on social networking sites are 'more likely to have mental health problems | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from Ottawa Public Health say parents should consider frequent use of social networking sites a sign of psychological problems.
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Women are more likely to fancy men with good-looking sons

Women are more likely to fancy men with good-looking sons | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A man’s ability to sire a handsome child is an instinctive sign that he has good-quality genes, say researchers at the University of Trnava, Slovakia.
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The self-service machines that are actually making our lives HELL

The self-service machines that are actually making our lives HELL | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Consumer experts say the decision by big companies to introduce automated machines in places like a supermarket or airport is mainly for financial reasons and not to aid the consumer at all.
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How being popular at university affects your health for life

How being popular at university affects your health for life | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Having lots of friends at the age of 20 is beneficial for emotional wellbeing later in life as its helps people figure out who they really are, say University of Rochester researchers.
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A massive misconception is wreaking havoc on how we think about food

A massive misconception is wreaking havoc on how we think about food | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Good news! You are not what you eat.
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Converse rolling out first Chuck Taylor update in 98 years

Converse rolling out first Chuck Taylor update in 98 years | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (AP) — Converse Chuck Taylor All Star fans rejoice! Your favorite sneaker is receiving its first construction update since debuting 98 years ago. The idea behind the All Star II is comfort, Converse said in a…
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Dad dancing tops list of 10 ways parents embarrass their children

Dad dancing tops list of 10 ways parents embarrass their children | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It's official - if you really want to embarrass your kids, there's only one thing for it - make a beeline for the dance floor.
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Coffe shop customers will judge you if you order a complicated drink

Coffe shop customers will judge you if you order a complicated drink | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The next time you start ratting off your large and complicated coffee order, be aware that half the people half the people in the cafe are making a judgement about you based on what you drink.
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Sarcasm might be the lowest form of wit but it makes people brighter

Sarcasm might be the lowest form of wit but it makes people brighter | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
People who make sarcastic comments are often accused of using the lowest form of wit but new research suggests sarcasm might make you more intelligent.
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Children who use iPads could suffer from chronic neck and back pain

Children who use iPads could suffer from chronic neck and back pain | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Stephanie Cassidy, a Melbourne-based occupational therapist, said children should spend a maximum of half an hour in a fixed position before moving again.
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Cool factor: Why teens report positive feedback to using e-cigarettes

Cool factor: Why teens report positive feedback to using e-cigarettes | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
About 40 percent of teen users of e-cigarettes have never used tobacco, a new report finds. And 91 percent report getting positive feedback about them.
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Could this be the end of the freezing cold summer office?

Could this be the end of the freezing cold summer office? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Building Robotics, an Oakland-based startup, has created an app dubbed Comfy which connects to an office's existing heating and cooling systems.
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Size matters for men, especially when it comes to HEIGHT

Size matters for men, especially when it comes to HEIGHT | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
If a man feels like his masculinity is being questioned he is more likely to lie about various physical and mental attributes, University of Washington researchers found.
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How BEETROOT JUICE could help you exercise for longer

How BEETROOT JUICE could help you exercise for longer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Beetroot juice contains nitrate, which widens blood vessels and increases blood flow - helping to increase stamina when exercising, researchers from the University of California said.
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Amazon overtakes Walmart to become largest US retailer

Amazon overtakes Walmart to become largest US retailer | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Shock profit pushes up shares and gives Amazon a market cap of more than $261bn
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Teens’ emotional attachment to YouTube stars is as much as seven times greater than that toward a traditional celebrity

Teens’ emotional attachment to YouTube stars is as much as seven times greater than that toward a traditional celebrity | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
YouTube stars have tightened their already impressive grip on U.S. teens since last year, demonstrating more influence than ever even when compared with mainstream household names including Taylor ...
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Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer's

Exercise good for brain, even for those with Alzheimer's | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Exercise may do more than keep a healthy brain fit: New research suggests working up a good sweat may also offer some help once memory starts to slide— and even improve life for people with Alzheimer's.…
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