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Prevalence of concussion effects linked to 'pot of gold' lawsuits, researcher says

...sically," he says. "Patients think they will get a pot of gold at the end of rainbow," which can lead to "malingering for money" or overt lying. In one study, the researchers reviewed 33,531 court cases and determined that 30 percent of disability cases and 29 percent of injury cases involved probable ma...

Study agrees, just do it!

...ng tired from their jobs. "They have noticed their pot bellies growing forming as they sit and watch the action at the sports bar," Dr. Cousins said. But this group is also the most open to the message of 'Just do it', she added. "They are very aware in this study of what they are not doing. As 'intender...

Guilt and fear motivate better than hope

"Smoking pot may not kill you, but it will kill your mother," says an ad from the Partnership for a Drug-Free America. In the first empirical work to examine both stated intentions and actual behavior, researchers argue that this sort of negative message evokin...

Your brain and hormones may conspire to make you fat

...ncisco. Fat that develops in the abdomen to form a pot belly and thick waist has been associated with more negative health outcomes (heart disease, for example) than fat that accumulates in other areas of the body, such as the hips. Glucocorticoids, a group of steroid hormones that includes cortisol, act...

Waist-to-hip ratio may better predict cardiovascular risk than body mass index

...xercise habits that prevent the development of the pot belly....

Pot bellies linked to early signs of cardiovascular disease

...about unsightly cellulite on our hips, but its the pot belly we ought to worry about. In our thirties ...-meal battle, but its worth fighting. Even a small pot belly puts us at higher risk when compared to a flat tummy. For the study, Dr. de Lemos and his co...

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