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Naps May Aid Young Children’s Learning Image

Naps May Aid Young Children’s Learning

October 2, 2013

A preschooler’s nap may be an important tool for learning, a new study of 3- to 5-year-olds suggests. Read More »


A Spoon for People With Parkinson’s Reduces Shaking by 70% (VIDEO)

September 30, 2013

A new spoon from Lift Labs may help others who suffer from hand tremors that make eating difficult. The spoon (which down the road will also have knife and fork attachments) counteracts the movements of a wavering grip, reducing the shaking by 70%. Read More »


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Back pain: Doctors increasingly ignore clinical guidelines

September 27, 2013

Doctors have increasingly ignored clinical guidelines for the treatment of routine back pain by prescribing powerful and addictive narcotics instead of other recommended painkillers and by recommending unwarranted diagnostic imagery, according to a new study Read More »


App Thursday: Having a Heart Attack or Stroke? Your iPhone Knows Image

App Thursday: Having a Heart Attack or Stroke? Your iPhone Knows

September 26, 2013

Apps are enabling the iPhone to detect heart attacks and strokes. The iPhone can do a lot more than make calls. From checking email and surfing the web to finding a good restaurant, built-in features and thousands of downloadable apps have transformed the cell phone. In fact, the potential exists for the iPhone to save a life — your life. Read More »


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