Articles by Dana Dovey
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What Your Taste In Music Says About You, According To Science

What type of music do you listen to? Why can this otherwise innocent question cause some to sweat with anxiety? It’s because deep down we know that our taste in music is not just a reflection of our musical preference, but also insight into the very essence of who we are.
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How Much Water Does It Take To Kill You?

How much water does it take to kill a person? To be honest, not all that much. Paracelsus, the 16th century scientist known largely for establishing the role of chemistry in medicine came up with the concept that everything can be poisonous, or not, depending on the dose
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4 Foods That Can Discolor Your Skin

skin color changes caused by food is an actual occurrence, albeit not very common. Here’s a quick run-through of the foods and beverages that could change your skin color if you’re not careful
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How Often Should You Poop? It's More Of A Range Than Magic Number

There are two types of poopers in this world: Type A has their pooping down to a science. They go every day at the same time and usually (if they can help it) in the same toilet. Then there's Type B. This group heeds nature's calls less frequently with no real ritual to its toilet habits. So, which of these two is the healthier option? Both.
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What Your Teeth Can Tell You About Your Health

We often don’t give our teeth enough credit, spending most our time wishing they were whiter or straighter without realizing they can be indicative of more than how much coffee or tea we drink.
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Is An IQ Test An Accurate Way To Measure Intelligence?

The IQ test is an exam most of us are familiar with, regardless of whether we have taken it or not. The test was originally designed by the French psychologist Alfred Binet in the early 1900s. But in the new millennium, is the IQ test still an effective means of measuring general intelligence?
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How Does Sugar Affect Your Brain? Kind Of Like Drugs And Alcohol Do

Sugar. Just the thought of a sweet snack can make even the most hardcore dieter weak at the knees. The promise of a single fresh-baked chocolate chip cookie can make children eat an entire plate of vegetables or motivate couch potatoes to run that one extra mile. So what exactly does sugar do to our brains that make it so, well addictive?
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What Your Skin Can Say About Your Health

No one knows your skin better than you. Although we may be able to immediately point out when something is out of place, most of us aren’t sure what these abnormalities may be.

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Barclays Mulling Standard Chartered Merger

The potential move to merge with Standard Chartered could be a way for Barclays to thwart possible demands from an activist investor to return capital to shareholders, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.
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Small Banks Trump Wall Street On Dodd-Frank Rewrite

Congress on Tuesday rolled back some of the restraints imposed on banks after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, but big players like Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan Chase, will not be breaking out the champagne.