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Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found that a quarter...

Why do people faint?

Maybe it’s a bride standing in a hot chapel, or an exhausted runner after a race. It could be someone...

Fed’s dilemma: Inflation is healthy for the economy – but too much can trigger a recession

In a healthy economy, prices tend to go up – a process called inflation. While you might not like that as a consumer, moderate price growth is a sign of a healthy, growing...

Facebook claims Libra offers economic empowerment to billions – an economist is skeptical

Facebook is joining the cryptocurrency craze. Should we be concerned? The social network site on June...

What advice articles miss about 'summer loss'

When the end of the school year arrives, internet articles and morning talk shows sound the annual alarm about preventing summer learning loss. They advise parents to purchase...

School vouchers expand despite evidence of negative effects

For the past couple of decades, proponents of vouchers for private schools have been pushing the idea...

Women are rising in the conservation movement, but still face #MeToo challenges

The #MeToo movement has caused profound shake-ups at organizations across the U.S. in the last two years. So far, however, it has left many unresolved questions about how workplaces...

The Supreme Court's Virginia uranium ruling hints at the limits of federal power

Virginia has the authority to ban uranium mining under state law, even as the federal government regulates...

Supplements for brain health show no benefit – a neurologist explains a new study

Americans and others around the world have turned increasingly to dietary supplements in order to maintain or preserve their brain health. A recent study found that a quarter...

Time to cook is a luxury many families don't have

Have Americans forgotten how to cook? Many lament the fact that Americans spend less time cooking than...

Why do people faint?

Maybe it’s a bride standing in a hot chapel, or an exhausted runner after a race. It could be someone watching a medical procedure on television or a donor at a blood drive. Maybe...

With cryptocurrency launch, Facebook sets its path toward becoming an independent nation

Facebook has announced a plan to launch a new cryptocurrency named the Libra, adding another layer to...