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Why FRIENDS are the best medicine

Why FRIENDS are the best medicine | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Figures collected by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston showed that patients with supportive family and friends spend less time in an inpatient facility.
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Young creative types earn less, save more than peers in finance

Young creative types earn less, save more than peers in finance | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
When it comes to meeting and managing their financial goals, which millennials are most committed?
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Dog dementia is on the rise because of lazy owners and poor diets

Dog dementia is on the rise because of lazy owners and poor diets | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Studies, including one from the University of Edinburgh, suggest that half of all cats over the age of 15 and a third of those aged 11 to 14 suffer from dementia.
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Women are just as likely as men to ask for a pay rise

Women are just as likely as men to ask for a pay rise | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
The study, named Do Women Ask?, was carried out by the University of Warwick in Coventry, Cass Business School at the University of London and the University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh.
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Do you need to wash new clothes before wearing them? The verdict is...

Do you need to wash new clothes before wearing them? The verdict is... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
They look clean and bright, but it's what you can't see that could be a problem with new garments.
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Who does housework in YOUR home? Gender equality is rising, study says

Who does housework in YOUR home? Gender equality is rising, study says | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Researchers from the University of Oxford reveal how the distribution of housework has changed between 1961 and 2011. Men are now taking on a higher share than they used to, the study found.
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Want a better sex life? You're probably not right-wing enough!

Want a better sex life? You're probably not right-wing enough! | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
In the UK, 73 per cent of people describing themselves as 'very right wing' said they were satisfied with their sex lives, while left-wing respondents were the least satisfied.
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Brain circuit reveals why sleep can feel so good

Brain circuit reveals why sleep can feel so good | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Scientists at Stanford University in California have found the ventral tegmental area, which is part of our internal reward system, also plays a role in preparing our brains for bed.
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Daily commuter? Traffic jams could be costing you $1,800 a year

Daily commuter? Traffic jams could be costing you $1,800 a year | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new report found that traffic delays are costing U.S. commuters an average of $960 per year -- and can be as high as $1,843.
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Why a white door and a rose bush is key to selling your home

Why a white door and a rose bush is key to selling your home | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It also helps if you have a front garden with a rose bush and a neat lawn. Extra space for an extension and a decent driveway are extra selling points.
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The 20 most embarrassing social situations revealed

The 20 most embarrassing social situations revealed | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A top 20 list of awkward British social situations has been released - and apparently Britons suffer from 84 of them a year. They include greetings, first kisses and receiving a compliment.
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Kids as young as 3 say 'I'm fat' and need to diet

Kids as young as 3 say 'I'm fat' and need to diet | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Thanks to peers, family, and unrealistic images children as young as 3 think they are fat or need to diet evidence of poor body image.
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Blue Bell unveils new 'Camo 'n Cream' ice cream

Blue Bell unveils new 'Camo 'n Cream' ice cream | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Just in time for hunting season, a new, limited edition flavor of Blue Bell Creamery ice cream has hit the shelves.
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Seafood fraud: A fishy business that's on the rise

Seafood fraud: A fishy business that's on the rise | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Cheaper species are often passed off as pricier catch, costing consumers money and threatening their health
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Study says early bedtimes now keep kids from getting fat later

Study says early bedtimes now keep kids from getting fat later | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A new sleep study is an obesity wake-up call.
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Why a 4-day work week is NOT good for your health

Why a 4-day work week is NOT good for your health | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Fundamentally, whatever work needs to be done, needs to get done in the same amount of total time, warns Allard Dembe, an Ohio State University public health professor.
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Is cauliflower the next health fad?

Is cauliflower the next health fad? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Once the darling of the gluten-free crowd to replace wheat-based foods such as couscous and pizza dough, cauliflower is now being used to replace items such as rice as well.
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Americans spend more time using smartphone apps than other media

Americans spend more time using smartphone apps than other media | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Compared with desktop and tablet usage, Americans are spending more than 50 percent of their digital media time using smartphone apps as of this past July, according a comScore analysis.
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Are you a natural born thrill-seeker?

Are you a natural born thrill-seeker? | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Writing for The Conversation, Valerie Voon explains how dopamine plays a role in humans' thrill-seeking behaviour, along with upbringing, peer pressure, and other factors.
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Men spend THREE weeks of their lives waiting for their partner to shop

Men spend THREE weeks of their lives waiting for their partner to shop | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
A study has shown that a man will spend 23 minutes of each shopping trip standing around awkwardly while their other halves shop. This amounts to 24 days over an adult lifetime.
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Want to lose weight? Stop eating meat says a new study

Want to lose weight? Stop eating meat says a new study | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Vegetarians lose weight twice as fast as meat eaters says a study. Meat makes up a third of the average non-vegetarian's calories. Going veggie at the start of a diet leads to the most dramatic results.
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Roll call: The most popular names in kindergarten this year are...

Roll call: The most popular names in kindergarten this year are... | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
Hello Khloe, Notorious. Teachers are learning the names of kindergarten students, and it may present an especially big challenge this year.
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I Suck at Being a Friend Right Now

I Suck at Being a Friend Right Now | Kickin' Kickers | Scoop.it
It’s early in the morning. My husband has left for work and the kids are still sleeping. I sit down with a cup of coffee in front of m
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