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Think Pink For A Great Night’s Sleep
Have you ever heard of "white noise"?  That is NOT what's generated daily on The Morning News!   On the website  science.howstuffworks.com it’s described as “a type of noise that is produced by combining sounds of all different frequencies together” Or put another way, “if you took all of …
Relationships Not Revenue The Key To Happiness
Lots of singers have made big bucks singing about “happiness” but the money they make isn’t what makes them happy, or anyone else happy for that matter.   Harvard University made a long term comparative study of happiness.  R...
At Last – Something Significant From All Those Stuffed Animals!
My daughter Kate-The Gator has a bedroom full of stuffed animals and your kids or grandkids probably do too.  Gator's current favorite is a soft, floppy, big, stuffed elephant.
Stuffed animals are fun, decorative and spur creative play but did you know that stuffed animals could also help y…
More Sex Is Like Making More Money – Big Time!
OK, have the kids leave the room for this one because it’s about the impact of s-e-x.  I’m always amazed at what gets studied in the world of science but then  I’m no scientist, so here we go.  Researchers from the University of Toronto …
The Only Three Weapons In The Upcoming War On Mosquitos
Tens of millions of people around the world are killed or debilitated by a host of mosquito-borne diseases each year—malaria, yellow fever and more.  Americans are at less of a risk but we do have to be concerned about West Nile, Equine Encephalitis and the Zika Virus...
Science Says First Born Kids Have A Higher I.Q.
This is going to pour gas on the fire of those roaring sibling rivalries, especially those where the oldest sibling claims the high ground of success on their younger brothers and sisters.    Reports cards only tell half the story.
New research by the  University of Edinburgh econ…
Stage 1 Burn Ban In Effect In Yakima County This Weekend
A Stage 1 burn ban throughout all of Yakima County will be in effect beginning today as of 4 p.m.
The ban will be reevaluated on Sunday.
The use of fireplaces, fireplace inserts and wood stoves is prohibited unless it is a certified heating device or the only source of heat for the occupant...
Study Says Kids Prefer A Dog To Their Siblings
Do your kids argue and fight? Is there always a cold war brewing or hot conflict going on?  Looking for a way to enforce the peace? Put down the switch and get a dog!
New research shows that kids prefer their pets to their siblings and that having a dog causes the least amount of conflict in a f…
Mankind’s Closest Animal Cousins Face Extinction
If you’ve been to the movies recently you have no doubt seen a preview for the sci-fi flick War for the Planet of the Apes.  Who wins in the futuristic showdown? Buy a ticket.  But it’s pretty clear which side is losing right now.
More than two dozen of the t…
Report Calls For More Medical Marijuana Reasearch
Think about this before that next puff of medical marijuana. For some, medical marijuana can ease chronic pain and might help some people sleep, but it's also likely to raise the risk of triggering schizophrenia and a heart attacks.
Those are among the conclusions about marijuana reached by a fe…

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