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Psychologists found that high blood pressure reduces the ability to perceive anger, fearfulness, happiness, and sadness in facial expressions. “It’s like living in a world of email,” explained the lead researcher, “without smiley faces.”

Date on which a U.S. patent was issued for a phone with which pets can call their owners:

2/1/11

Washington University researchers found that obese Americans outnumber overweight Americans.

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