Study Finds Pharmacies Misleading Plan B Buyers

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_40575c01a7.jpgdiego cervo/Thinkstock (LOS ANGELES) -- Before this year, Plan B, the so-called morning-after pill, was only available to females 17 and older without a prescription before a federal judge ordered removal of all age restrictions. However, a study by Tracy Wilkinson, M.D., a pediatrician at the Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, reveals that some pharmacies were giving many girls under 17 a difficult time even if they were carrying a prescription from their doctors.

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Nursing Faculty Complains of Bullying

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_579d4fb1b1.jpgInga Ivanova/Thinkstock (CAMDEN, N.J.) -- Kids aren't the only ones who have to worry about getting bullied in school. The same holds true for adults in academia. So says Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden professor Janice Beitz, whose study relates the experiences of 16 nursing professors who alleged being victims of social bullying.

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People Slept More Soundly During Times of War than Today

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_3c98659517.jpgkieferpix/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- How did it happen that even with World War II going on 70 years ago, Americans were getting more shuteye than they do now? A new Gallup poll says that in 1942, 84 percent of adults got seven or more hours of sleep nightly, while 11 percent slept less than seven hours. Today, just six in ten adults get seven or more hours of sleep, and a whopping 40 percent get less than that.

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Most Study Data Disappears in 20 Years

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_92bba70993.jpgYanik Chauvin/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Although we're bombarded daily with one scientific study after another, all this research doesn't apparently have a very long shelf life. A study from the University of British Columbia about studies says that most scientific data basically disappears after two decades. The researchers discovered this after trying to collect data from more than 500 studies published between 1991 and 2011.

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Nearly 16 Percent of Fathers Don't Live with Their Children

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-12_5527a0df19.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Nearly one in six fathers does not live with his children, new research shows. The research was intended to investigate how involved fathers are in their children's lives.  The study was run by the Centers for Disease Control's National Centers for Health Statistics.

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