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Violence Against Police Officers Can Trigger Increased Discrimination in Police Stops

( - New Haven, Conn.-A new Yale study has found that incidents of extreme violence against police officers can lead to periods of substantially increased racial disparities in the use of force by police.

Sep 19, 2016 - 3:27:41 PM

5 Myths About Eating with Diabetes

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Do a quick online search and you'll find thousands of diets, tips, products and tricks claiming to lower your blood sugar, or even ‚Äėcure' diabetes.

Sep 19, 2016 - 1:09:51 PM

Preparing Your Heating System For Winter

( - It happens every fall. We prepare for winter by replacing screens with storm windows, sealing cracks or leaks around windows and doors, cleaning gutters and shutting off exterior faucets.

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:12:45 AM

Be SepticSmart!

( - More than one in five households in the United Statesdepend on septic systems to treat their wastewater.

Sep 16, 2016 - 10:05:10 AM

News : National
Grilling Expert Shares Number One Tip For Tailgating Success

( - With tailgating season in full swing, acclaimed grilling expert and New York Times best-selling cookbook author JamiePurviance says game day grilling should be low stress, yet full of flavor.

Sep 16, 2016 - 9:59:04 AM

Antibiotic Gel: One-dose Cure for Ear Infections

( - BOSTON, Sept. 14, 2016 -- A single-application bioengineered gel, squirted in the ear canal, could deliver a full course of antibiotic therapy for middle ear infections

Sep 14, 2016 - 2:38:15 PM

Brain Health Subscription Open to All Ages

( - WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2016  -- If sitting is the new smoking, then Millennials just might be on to something.

Sep 14, 2016 - 10:49:24 AM

5 Ways Identity Monitoring Helps People Avoid Disasters

( - LOS ANGELES, California - (September 14, 2016) - According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, around 7 percent of people over the age of 16 are victims of identity theft.

Sep 14, 2016 - 9:23:03 AM

News : National
Geisinger’s Recruitment Campaign to Hire 1,500 Employees

( - DANVILLE, 14, Pa. ‚ÄĒ Following a decade of unprecedented growth and a commitment to providing specialty care to patients close to home....

Sep 14, 2016 - 7:12:22 AM

News : World
PAHO Calls for Strengthening Road Safety Legislation

( - New report shows traffic fatalities are up in the Americas, primarily among motorcyclists.

Sep 13, 2016 - 3:00:02 PM

News : National
2/3 of Preterm Births Have No Known Biological Explanation

( - WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Sept. 13, 2016 -- A first-of-its-kind multi-country analysis has determined that all known risk factors combined cannot account for two-thirds of the preterm births in high-income nations....

Sep 13, 2016 - 2:10:08 PM

News : National
American Humane Awards National Humanitarian Medal, the Organization's Highest Honor, to Dr. J. Michael McFarland

( - LOS ANGELES, Sept. 12, 2016  -- American Humane, the country's first national humane organization, awarded its most prestigious honor, the National Humanitarian Medal, to animal health leader Dr. J. Michael McFarland.

Sep 12, 2016 - 2:44:56 PM

News : National
Famous Bald Eagle Challenger Honors 9/11 Victims & Heroes

( - PIGEON FORGE, Tenn., Sept. 9, 2016  -- In 2001, Challenger, the celebrity educational ambassador Bald Eagle, visited Ground Zero two weeks after the 9/11 terrorist attacks - and several times since.

Sep 9, 2016 - 9:05:38 AM

News : National
The Coming Bee-Pocalypse? Collateral Damage of Mosquito Spraying

( - You may or may not be an environmentalist, but a part of nature that everyone should support is the humble bee.

Sep 7, 2016 - 5:17:21 PM

5 Tips to Help You Stay on Track with Your Medications

( - It's estimated that 50% of people who take medications do not take them as prescribed.

Sep 7, 2016 - 11:01:52 AM

News : National
Examining Hillary's Doctor

( - A number of physicians, including me, have dared to suggest that Hillary Clinton might have a serious health problem that would affect her ability to serve as President

Sep 6, 2016 - 10:38:38 AM

It May Be Time to Abandon Dreaded Digital Rectal Exam

( - WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Sept. 6, 2016 - The dreaded finger exam to check for prostate cancer used to be a mainstay of check-ups for older men.

Sep 6, 2016 - 10:20:43 AM

News : National
Nation's Emergency Physicians ID Insurance Industry as Co-Culprits in High Drug Prices

( - WASHINGTON, Sept. 2, 2016  -- In response to a recent rash of news stories reporting spikes in price for both generic and name-brand pharmaceutical drugs, the president of the American College of Emergency Physicians Jay Kaplan, MD, FACEP released a statement:

Sep 2, 2016 - 10:53:39 AM

News : National
CPSC Urges Riders To Keep Off-Road Vehicles Off Roads

( - As the long Labor Day weekend approaches and riders head out for one of their last adventures this summer, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges riders to keep all off-road vehicles - OFF roads.

Sep 1, 2016 - 3:04:43 PM

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Alternative to the EpiPen¬ģ

( - Concerned patients and their doctors might want to check out¬†Adrenaclick¬ģ, which is normally priced lower than EpiPen.

Sep 1, 2016 - 10:51:08 AM

News : National
Not All Self-Braking Cars Are Designed to Stop

( - New test results from AAA reveal that automatic emergency braking systems-the safety technology that will soon be standard equipment on 99 percent of vehicles - vary widely in design and performance.

Aug 25, 2016 - 1:55:39 PM

Greener Food: Sustainable Restaurants Pop Up Across North America, Europe

( - When most people go to a restaurant, they aren't worried about what will happen to the chicken bones left on their plate. Or how that gourmet chicken was raised.

Aug 24, 2016 - 5:21:03 PM

Analog DNA Circuit Does Math in a Test Tube

( - DURHAM, N.C. -- Often described as the blueprint of life, DNA contains the instructions for making every living thing from a human to a house fly.

Aug 23, 2016 - 1:23:10 PM

News : National
Saving Patients from Sepsis is a Race Against Time

( - Sepsis is caused by the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection and requires rapid intervention.

Aug 23, 2016 - 1:04:01 PM

5 Ways Memberships Are Changing Health and Wellness for Everyone

( - ONTARIO, California - (August 23, 2016) - A common complaint in most households around the country is that health care expenses are out of control....

Aug 23, 2016 - 12:59:29 PM

News : National
American Humane Rescue Team And Two 50-Foot Rescue Vehicles Rushing To Help Animals Caught In Historic Louisiana Flooding

( - LIVINGSTON PARISH, LOUISIANA, August 19, 2016 -American Humane's renowned animal rescue team is rushing to the Baton Rouge area to help animal victims of the historic flooding....

Aug 19, 2016 - 4:37:39 PM

News : National
Expanding the Health Care Response to Mass Violence

( - For Joseph Ibrahim, MD, the first wake-up call came last year at an Orlando Magic basketball game. The trauma medical director of Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) was sitting in the stands at the Amway Center ....

Aug 18, 2016 - 8:55:08 AM

News : National
Global Call for Lifesaving Blood Donations with 'Missing Type' Campaign

( - NEW YORK, Aug. 17, 2016  -- New York Blood Center has joined blood donor organizations across 21 countries in the Missing Type campaign, which seeks to focus public attention on the critical issue of declining blood donations across all blood types.

Aug 17, 2016 - 11:45:15 AM

News : National
Swim-in-Place Technoligy (Video)

( - VISTA, CALIF., AUGUST 16, 2016 - Fitness enthusiasts looking to carve out time for their daily workout and bring more wellness to their lives will enjoy a new line of aquatic fitness systems

Aug 16, 2016 - 1:25:34 PM

Stuttering Still Causes Back-to-School Woes

( - MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Aug. 16, 2016) - Back-to-School season is upon us. For some, there is great excitement and anticipation for the new school year. But for others....

Aug 16, 2016 - 12:05:52 PM

How Broken Bones Are Healed

( - The 2016 Summer Olympics have included legend-making performances by athletes such as Katie Ledecky and Simone Biles. They also have included devastating injuries:

Aug 16, 2016 - 10:30:48 AM

News : National
Americas National Parks at 100

( - NEW YORK, JULY 27, 2016 - It began as a radical idea to preserve a mysterious land of "boiling sulpher springs." Now the National Park Service is 100 years old - with more than 400 places we've seen fit to save forever.

Aug 13, 2016 - 8:37:47 AM

News : National
The Dangerous Allure of Performance-enhancing Drugs

( - Imagine you dedicate your whole life to becoming the best in your chosen sport. You put in the work, make big sacrifices and finally make the Olympic team.

Aug 12, 2016 - 8:42:58 AM

News : National
Paraplegics Regain Some Feeling, Movement After Using Brain-Machine Interfaces

( - DURHAM, N.C. -- Eight people who have spent years paralyzed from spinal cord injuries have regained partial sensation and muscle control in their lower limbs after training with brain-controlled robotics

Aug 11, 2016 - 10:38:02 AM

News : National
Family Circle Magazine Unveils Redesign With September 2016 Issue

( - NEW YORK, Aug. 9, 2016 -- Family Circle, today unveiled a new design with the September 2016 issue, available on newsstands nationwide today.

Aug 9, 2016 - 11:26:55 AM

News : National
'Media Contagion' Is Factor In Mass Shootings

( - DENVER - People who commit mass shootings in America tend to share three traits: rampant depression, social isolation and pathological narcissism....

Aug 4, 2016 - 3:46:59 PM

Protect Your Shoulders When Playing Summer Sports

( - ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 2, 2016 -- Most families enjoy outdoor sports during the summer months-swimming, golfing and volleyball being some of the common ones.

Aug 2, 2016 - 2:02:20 PM

Let Your Girl Take Healthy Risks With The Girl Scouts

( - Today's children's media landscape is filled with characters who encourage young viewers to try new things and think about failure as a learning opportunity, not as a detractor from success.

Aug 2, 2016 - 9:46:23 AM

Medicare Projects Relatively Stable Average Prescription Drug Premiums in 2017

( - Medicare announced that the average basic premium for a Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in 2017 is projected to remain relatively stable at an estimated $34 per month.

Jul 30, 2016 - 7:48:26 AM

News : National
When to Get a Second Opinion

( - Getting a second opinion for a medical condition isn't quite the same as cheating on your hairstylist. In fact, when it comes to complex or serious, life-threatening conditions, most doctors encourage second opinions.

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:47:15 PM

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