Short sleep may be tied to cold or infection risk

(Reuters Health) – U.S. adults who sleep no more than five hours per night or who have a diagnosed sleep disorder are more likely to have suffered a recent cold than those who sleep more, according to a new study. Reuters: Health News

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China citizens protest ChemChina-Syngenta deal amid GMO worries

BEIJING (Reuters) – Around 400 Chinese citizens have signed a letter to protest the purchase of Swiss-based seeds and pesticides company Syngenta by state-owned ChemChina, saying the deal would eventually lead to genetically modified crops being sown across swathes of the country. Reuters: Health News

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Here’s why earplugs matter at concerts

(Reuters Health) – The next time you go see your favorite band live, you may want to wear earplugs. It might not be cool, but a new Dutch study suggests it can prevent temporary hearing loss from loud music. Reuters: Health News

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