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Standing desks may soon become a standard part of U.S. classrooms as recent studies have shown the workplace health trend increases students paying attention boosts efforts in the fight against childhood obesity. (credit: Getty Images)

Standing Desks Fighting Obesity, Boosting Attention Spans In More US Classrooms

Standing desks may soon become a standard part of U.S. classrooms as recent studies have shown the workplace health trend increases students paying attention boosts efforts in the fight against childhood obesity.

08/28/2014

At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention – and about half of those misdiagnoses have the potential to cause serious harm. (PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/GettyImages)

Study: 12 Million Americans Misdiagnosed Each Year

At least 1 out of 20 U.S. adults, approximately 12 million Americans, are misdiagnosed each year when they seek medical attention and about half of those misdiagnoses have the potential to cause serious harm.

04/17/2014

Although similarity is cited by many psychologists to be dominant in human attraction, the height of potential partners is especially important to a majority of women. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Study: Majority Of Women Only Want To Date Men Taller Than Themselves

Although similarity is cited by many psychologists to be dominant in human attraction, the height of potential partners is very important to a majority of women.

02/10/2014

File photo of an obese person being weighed at a doctor's office. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study: Eating Speeds Can Affect Calorie Consumption

According to a new study, the percentage of those who are obese more than doubled over the past 30 years.

12/31/2013

Chicken nuggets and sauce from a fast food restaurant.  (credit:  Sarah Palmer/Getty Images)

Study: Chicken Nuggets Contain Fat, Cartilage, Pieces Of Bone

Researchers examined chicken nuggets and found that it is made up of 50 percent or less chicken muscle tissue.

10/05/2013