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Study: Long Space flight May Damage Eyesight

It's true.  A NASA sponsored study in Houston shows brain scans of astronauts who were in space for more than a month revealed potentially serious abnormalities that could force NASA to delay or even cancel plans for longer deep space missions.

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Is Texting Bad for the Future of Democracy?

Don't laugh.  A recent Nielsen study shows that Americans between the ages of 13 and 17 exchange, on average, 3,417 text messages a month.  That’s one every eight minutes during the waking day, and that's just the average.  Many people send and receive even more texts than that.

A growing number of scientists and sociologists say this national addiction to cell phone technology is not just bad for those who're doing it.  It's also bad for the future of our society and our form of government. Read on.

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Should Obama’s 2010 Health Care Law Be Repealed? – Survey of the Day

The health care law of 2010 was the signature legislation of Barack Obama’s first term as President. However, according to a new poll from Gallup, the public is still very divided on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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Houston VA Reaches Out to Vets With Facebook Page

The Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston has launched its own page on Facebook, in an effort to make it easy for veterans to have easy two-way communication with the VA and keep up with what's going on in the world of veterans' services.

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The New Face of Eating Disorders — Boys and Men

People tend to think of anorexia and bulimia as female-only disorders, but a growing body of evidence suggests the psychological illnesses are now affecting boys and young men in alarming numbers as well.

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The Myth of the 8 Hours of Sleep

Tell the truth now. Does anybody really get eight hours of sleep?  Eight full hours of deep uninterrupted sleep?  Truth be told, not many people have that luxury, and experts say it's largely a myth that we even need that much sleep.

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Update: Beautician Who Enlarged Breasts Arrested

Tyler police have arrested a beautician who is charged with practicing medicine without a license, and you won't believe what she's accused of doing.

Tyler police say Carmel Foster included "breast enlargement" on her list of services at her beauty salon. Unfortunately, one of her customers is now in critical condition at a hospital in Longview.

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CDC: The U.S. Suicide Rate Continues to Rise

The U.S. suicide rate is the highest in 15 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

 

The report found the suicide rate has been on the rise since 2000, and hit its highest point in 2009.

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