New & Now: April 29, 2011

Must-read health news and views from around the web

New & Now: April 29, 2011

Source: Web exclusive, April 2011

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Botox users have trouble reading emotions

Don’t expect a Botox user to know how you feel. A new study suggest they have a hard time reading emotions because they are unable to mimic others’ facial expressions. | Time

Parents trust celebrities for medical advice

Who do you turn to for medical advice? Doctors? Medical Researchers? Family and Friends? Or perhaps a former Playboy bunny? | Time

Lay off the sunscreen

A little sun is good for you but many people are not getting enough because they are covered in sunscreen. | Guardian

Looking to really freak out the next person you kiss?

Share an unforgetable kiss. A new lip balm with benzocaine leaves your lips tingling long after the kiss ends. | Fashionista

What stars can teach us about bipolar disorder

Bipolar disorder vs. "bi-winning." Revelations from actresses Catherine Zeta-Jones and Demi Lovato and everything that is Charlie Sheen show the different sides of mental illness.  | Jezebel

Doctors should be more empathetic’but not too much more

New research shows healthcare workers become less empathetic over time. This helps when they need to cause pain to heal such as in surgery but being more empathetic in some cases will allow for more optimal care. | Scientific American