Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

August 06, 1997
El Nino Major Factor In Slightly Reduce '97 Hurricane Forecast; Colorado State's Gray Says More Storms May Form In Higher Latitudes
In releasing an updated forecast for the 1997 hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin, Colorado State University's Professor William Gray and his team have slightly reduced their predictions.

New Study: Athletes Should Wait At Least 3 Days After Head Injury
Football players and other athletes who suffer mild head injuries should wait at least three days after symptoms disappear before playing again, according to a new University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study.

Smokers Use Nicotine To Manage Depression, Other Disorders
More studies show that hard core smokers may be using nicotine to manage depression, ADHD, anxiety or bulimia.

Trigger Prompts Obese To Become Highly Successful At Weight Loss
In the largest study of its kind, most formerly obese men and women, who had been highly successful at significant long- term weight loss, reported that a trigger event or incident prompted them to lose and maintain weight, according to research published in the August American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
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