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Most Americans want to end seasonal time changes: survey

(HealthDay)—As most of America prepares for the Nov. 1 return of standard time, 63% want one fixed, year-round time, a new survey finds. “Evidence of the negative impacts of seasonal time changes continue to accumulate, and there is real momentum behind the push to end seasonal time changes,” said Dr. Kannan Ramar, president of the

Iran reports over 4,000 COVID cases, most in a day

Iran announced on Tuesday more than 4,000 new cases of COVID-19 infection, the most in a single day for the Middle East country hardest hit by the pandemic. “The number of infected persons… is 4,151” in the past 24 hours, during which “we unfortunately lost 227 of our dear compatriots”, said health ministry spokeswoman Sima

None of the most common blood pressure medications increased the risk of depression, some lowered the risk

None of the 41 most common high blood pressure medications increased the risk of depression, while nine medications appeared to lower it, according to a study from Denmark, published today in Hypertension, an American Heart Association journal. Depression is common among patients with high blood pressure (also called hypertension), heart disease and stroke, and this

Study shows humans are optimists for most of life

Is middle age really the “golden age” when people are the most optimistic in life? Researchers from Michigan State University led the largest study of its kind to determine how optimistic people are in life and when, as well as how major life events affect how optimistic they are about the future. “We found that

Most Parents Skip Date Night on Valentine's Day

So, parents, how many of you planned a date night this Valentine’s Day? I know I sure didn’t. The idea didn’t even cross my mind. According to a new survey out by Groupon and OnePoll, I am not alone. It turns out, a majority of us just flat-out stopped considering this a holiday for couples

Poorest patients most at risk from emergency surgery

The risk of dying as a result of emergency surgery is significantly higher for patients living in the most deprived areas, a new UCL-led study finds. The research, published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia, examined the outcomes of nearly 59,000 patients who underwent an emergency laparotomy—one of the most commonly performed major emergency surgical

And the Most Hated Thanksgiving Dish Is…

When planning Thanksgiving dinner or a Friendsgiving spread, five Thanksgiving side dishes immediately come to mind: stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie. And there’s, of course, the turkey. But by no means do we love all sides equally — and a recently published map by The Daring Kitchen, “The Most Hated

And the Most Hated Halloween Candy This Year Is…

“Dear Candy Corn, I hate your stinking guts. You make me vomit. You’re scum between my toes! Love, America.” This is how I imagine America’s hate letter to candy corn would read, and after seeing CandyStore.com’s recently published list of the worst Halloween candies, it’s probably dead-on. According to the site, candy corn is the

Making the most of your baby’s first 3 years

Experts agree that the first three years of a baby’s life are a unique time of fast development. Even though a newborn seems helpless, he or she is learning every minute, absorbing information through all five senses. That’s why babies will try to put everything possible in their mouths. It’s a way of understanding as