ebola

Ebola Halloween Costumes: Definitely Too Soon [PHOTOS]

By | Thu, 10/16/2014 - 08:53

People are re-purposing their "Breaking Bad" hazmat suit costumes from last year into Ebola protective gear costumes.

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ER Crowding Decreases After The Formerly Uninsured Get Insurance

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 16:09

A new study finds that while Obamacare may initially increase the number of emergency visits among previously uninsured patients, it will eventually even them out and even cause a decline.

asthma

CDC Develops New Enterovirus 68 Test Hoping To Prevent Future Child Deaths

By | Wed, 10/15/2014 - 13:45

The CDC has developed a better test to diagnose children with enterovirus 68 within days.

hard worker

Why We’re Motivated By Uncertainty [VIDEO]

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:01

Uncertainty in goals might be more motivating than having a clear-cut goal in mind.

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Facebook, Apple Now Paying Female Employees To Freeze Eggs

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 17:51

Tech companies trying to boost their benefits to keep committed employees are now offering to cover the costs of egg freezing for female workers.

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Google Lets You Talk To A Doctor Online Over Video Chat, For Free

By | Tue, 10/14/2014 - 14:38

Google’s new doctor video trial will allow users to discuss their symptoms over the Internet with real doctors.

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Putting Work And Family First, Many Parents Skip Their Workouts

By | Sat, 10/11/2014 - 16:39

Both mothers and fathers feel guilty when they choose to exercise instead of spending time with their family.

bionic eye

A Bionic Eye Gives This Man Sight After Being Blind For 33 Years [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 10/11/2014 - 15:51

A 66-year-old man living with blindness for 33 years was able to see again thanks to a bionic eye. This was his reaction.

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People Against GMOs Most Likely Have No Idea What They Are [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 10/11/2014 - 13:48

GMOs may or may not pose health risks, but most people don’t even know what the acronym stands for.

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‘Raw Beauty Project’ Turns Handicapped Women Into Models [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:26

20 models in wheelchairs pose for a photography project, showing that having a disability shouldn’t be stereotyped as lacking beauty in the conventional sense.

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Girls With Rett Syndrome Joined By NYC Firefighters For Annual Stair Climb

By | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 13:04

NYC’s firefighters will help girls living with Rett syndrome climb the stairs of Tweed Courthouse to raise awareness for the debilitating disorder.

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Why Does Bushmeat, With All Its Infection Risks, Still Seem Appetizing?

By | Thu, 10/09/2014 - 17:33

Bushmeat is often contaminated and can lead to infections, but many Africans still see it as a luxury item.

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How The Human Voice Can Sing Two Notes At Once [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 10/09/2014 - 15:45

Overtone singing is an ancient practice originating in Mongola and Tibet, but one contemporary German musician shows how it’s done.

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21 People Die After Drinking Toxic Liquor

By | Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:10

After alcohol was banned in Pakistan in 1977, people turned to the black market to purchase cheap but dangerous — and often tainted — liquor.

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Steve Jobs Swore By It, But Does Fruit Fuel Creativity?

By | Wed, 10/08/2014 - 17:46

Fruitarianism — or only eating fruit for long periods of time — was Steve Jobs' preferred diet for creative boosts, but it may not be entirely backed up by science.

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