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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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'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

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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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Stay Safe from Salmonella in Backyard Poultry

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- As of July 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 611 people had been infected with Salmonella in 45 states, likely as a result of contact with live poultry

Jul 28, 2016 - 3:16:34 PM

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Medicine is the One Item You Should Never Buy Online

(, N.Y. - With the rise of on-demand delivery, prescription medicine joins the countless list of items that can be ordered online with the click of a button.

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:59:42 PM

Getaways that Recharge Your Mind

( - Now that summer is here and we are gearing up to get away we must consider if we are choosing the right kind of escape.

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:24:42 PM

Miracle Flights Coordinates 692 Medical Flights in June

( - LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2016  -- The nation's top medical flight charity, Miracle Flights, ended the month of June with 692 coordinated medical flights to hospitals and doctors around the country.

Jul 26, 2016 - 9:48:03 AM

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SC Johnson Donates Millions Of OFF!

( - RACINE, Wis.,¬†July 25, 2016¬†¬†-- With¬†the United States¬†in peak mosquito season, SC Johnson announced today it will make its largest donation to date of OFF!¬ģ mosquito repellent.

Jul 25, 2016 - 11:00:30 AM

Why Ambulatory (Outpatient) Detox is More Effective When Treating Substance Abuse

( - New York - July 19, 2016 - The first step on the road to recovery for someone suffering from substance abuse is to safely detox off of alcohol and drugs.

Jul 19, 2016 - 4:35:29 PM

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First Female-to-male Sexual Transmission of Zika Virus Infection Reported in New York City

( - The New York City report of female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika virus infection is the first documented case of sexual transmission of Zika.....

Jul 15, 2016 - 11:03:56 AM

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Road Rage Affects Majority of U.S. Drivers

( - OMAHA, NE (July 14, 2016) - Nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the past year, according to a new study released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:45:19 AM

I Got a Tattoo Years Ago: Now I Don't Want It Anymore

( - New York, NY, July 14, 2016 - With about half of the 40 million Americans who have tattoos regretting their initial decision to "ink" their skin, tattoo removal has become an increasingly common choice.

Jul 14, 2016 - 9:13:23 AM

7 Tips to Relieve Information Overload During a Hospital Stay

( - Anyone admitted to a hospital faces stress and anxiety, often in tandem with pain and trauma.

Jul 12, 2016 - 2:18:36 PM

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Voucher Allows You To Donate A Kidney Now, Secure One For Later

( - Los Angeles) - A new program gaining national momentum allows people to donate a kidney today, in exchange for a voucher for a friend or loved one, should they ever need a kidney transplant in the future.

Jul 11, 2016 - 9:31:10 AM

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American Humane President & CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert Receives SmartCEO Magazine’s 'Brava Award'

( -¬†WASHINGTON, D.C., July 8, 2016 -‚ÄĮAmerican Humane President and CEO Dr. Robin Ganzert receivedSmartCEO Magazine's Brava Award at a sold-out awards ceremony last night at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner.

Jul 8, 2016 - 9:59:09 AM

Philanthropists Who are Looking at the Health and Social Welfare of America

( - America's leading businessmen and women are increasingly looking outside of their own interests and putting their sizeable fortunes into solving the country's social problems.

Jul 8, 2016 - 9:38:24 AM

Focusing on Primary Care for Better Health

( - In the United States, we have historically invested far more in treating sickness than we do in maintaining health.

Jul 7, 2016 - 5:32:31 PM

Protect Gardens From Invasive Pests

( - Nothing tastes better than fresh-picked fruits and vegetables. Unfortunately, invasive pests threaten to devour the crops in our gardens and farms, and the flowers, trees and plants in our landscapes.

Jul 7, 2016 - 2:40:40 PM

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Motor Vehicle Crash Fatalities in the U.S. Could Drop by Half with Proven Strategies

( - About 90 people die each day from motor vehicle crashes in the United States, resulting in the highest death rate among 19 high-income comparison countries.

Jul 6, 2016 - 1:03:41 PM

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Summer Concerts and Party Drug a Dangerous Mix

( - Summer is peak concert season, a time when illicit drug use tends to spike.

Jul 6, 2016 - 11:44:54 AM

Life in the Emergency Room

( - The real life of an emergency room nurse might not be exactly what's depicted on TV, but there can still be plenty of drama.

Jul 5, 2016 - 9:48:21 AM

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Factors Affecting HPV Vaccination Rates

( - Virtually all cases of cervical cancer are caused by human papillomavirus (HPV), the most common sexually transmitted infection in the U.S., but fewer than 40 percent of adolescent girls have received the three-dose vaccine developed a decade ago.

Jun 30, 2016 - 1:59:56 PM

5 Facts About Shoulder Injuries

( - Most people think joint problems are limited to serious athletes or older adults. But when it comes to the shoulder, everyone is at risk.

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:45:09 AM

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