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When it comes to giving allergy medicine to kids, many parents are doing things that could potentially cause problems, a new poll finds. Parents who were polled said they had trouble figuring out the right dose of allergy medications to give to their children, and some said they used adult …

By Cari Nierenberg, Live Science Contributor Even if a guy has a great personality, a woman looking for a date still hopes he’s at least a little cute, a new study suggests. Researchers asked young women (ages 15 to 29) to choose potential dates from a series of photographs and …

By Stephanie Pappas, Live Science Contributor If you’ve ever had a partner who flirted with other people right in front of you, chatted up attractive strangers and tried to make you feel like you couldn’t measure up, well, maybe you were dating a narcissist. And maybe they were doing it …

President Donald Trump is joining in the international condemnation of the church bombings in Egypt, and he says he is “so sad to hear of the terrorist attack” against the U.S. ally. Trump says in a tweet Sunday that he has “great confidence” that Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, “will handle …

Some 10-15 percent of children with Down syndrome also have autism, but diagnosis is often difficult. Now new findings from a 16-year study published in the Journal of Intellectual Disability Research confirm that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the gold-standard for the classification of mental health …

by PHILIP PERRY For decades, the mortality rate across the US was in decline. That’s why the results of a 2015 report were so shocking. For the first time in generations, middle-aged white people saw their death rate increase. Husband and wife economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton discovered this …

by ROBBY BERMAN A newly released study shows that by eating a vegetarian diet, Buddhists in China annually prevent roughly 40 million tons of greenhouse gases from entering the atmosphere. That’s the equivalent of 9.2% of all the greenhouse gases produced each year by France. As reported in Lion’s Roar, the …

Conspiracy theory no more, Harvard scientists confirm seeding the atmosphere may be the only hope to reduce climate change – but at what cost to humanity? Two Harvard professors, David Keith and Frank Keutsch are set to launch one of the first official geoengineering-related experiments into the atmosphere to gauge …

BEIRUT, Lebanon — The deadliest chemical weapons attack in years in Syria killed dozens of people in northern Idlib province on Tuesday morning, including women and children, and sickened scores more, according to medics, rescuers and witnesses in the rebel-held province, who said the gas had been delivered by a …

American teens have no problem with gender equality in the workplace, but home life is a different story. A new report released today (March 31) by the Council on Contemporary Families (CCF) finds that modern high school seniors increasingly believe that everyone is better off if the man is the …