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Study questions religion-depression link

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 | Permalink

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Some research has suggested that religious people may have a buffer against major depression — but new findings cast some doubt on that. Researchers said people who develop depression might be more likely to stop going to services, which could explain why those who regularly go to religious services have lower rates of depression than the less-devout. The new study found evidence of just that. …

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Active video games don’t mean kids exercise more

Monday, February 27th, 2012 | Permalink

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – All that virtual boxing, bowling and dancing along with video game systems might not be helping kids meet their daily exercise requirements, a new study suggests. In the report, kids who were given so-called active video games to play on a Nintendo Wii didn’t end up logging any more moderate or vigorous physical activity than those given games they could play sitting on the couch. Researchers said that it’s still possible playing active Wii games instead of other video games or simply watching TV could mean youngsters burn a few extra calories. …

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Flu Season Off to a Very Late Start: CDC

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012 | Permalink

THURSDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) — It took a long time to get started, but this winter’s flu season is finally here, say experts at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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