You and your friends likely share similar interests. But did you know you could also have similar patterns of brain activity?
Dartmouth College researchers assessed the friendships or social ties within a group of nearly 280 graduate students. Brain scans revealed that friends had the most similar brain-pattern responses to videos. And friends of friends had more similar brain activity than friends of friends-of-friends.Read the whole article
Dehydration is a familiar foe for endurance athletes, and one that will be on the minds of every participant in Sunday's New York City Marathon. But did you know that drinking too much water can be potentially fatal, particularly if not treated properly? And you don't have to be an elite athlete like a marathoner...Read More
Anyone worried that smoking a lot of pot could lead to a heart attack or stroke will just have to keep worrying for the time being. There's not enough scientific evidence to say one way or the other how marijuana affects heart health, a new review has concluded....Read More
You may be one of the growing number of Americans (or global citizens) who has a bit of nomophobia. "Nomophobia?" you mutter as you read this on your ever-present smartphone. "Of course not." "NO MObile PHOne phoBIA" is a 21st-century term for the fear of not being able to use your cell...Read More