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Autism Myths and Misconceptions

Autism Myths and Misconceptions

One in one hundred and ten children will be diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. Each of these children will experience the disorder differently and face a complex set of struggles and challenges. While many advocacy groups have shed new, positive light on the individuals who suffer from this disorder, there are, unfortunately, still many […]

Crash Test Dummies Get Fatter to Better Replicate U.S. Reality

Crash Test Dummies Get Fatter to Better Replicate U.S. Reality

Car safety crash tests have been conducted for decades and people have made car choices based on the data. But, it turns out that the tests were not very realistic in recent years. That deficiency is being addressed with new fatter crash test dummies to better replicate U.S. reality on the roads. The world’s leading […]

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Breast Cancer Breakthroughs

Over 40,000 women still lose their battle with breast cancer every year. It is the second most common cancer that women in the United States are diagnosed with, skin cancer being the first.  However, with the help of breakthroughs in modern medicine and early detection of the disease, there are over two million survivors of […]

Milk Intake Could Lead to Early Death in Women

Milk Intake Could Lead to Early Death in Women

A new research report has found that high milk intake could lead to early death in women. Milk has often been called a tonic for strong bones, but the new study proposes that such ideas might only be correct to a specific point. The research was printed up in the Oct. 28 edition of The […]

Egg Freezing Pros and Cons

Egg Freezing Pros and Cons

After two big companies recently announced they would cover the costs for their female employees to freeze their eggs, some may be wondering about the pros and cons of the procedure. The freezing of eggs or vitrification as the process is called allows women to choose the timeframe for reproduction based on their specific goals […]

The Last Ship Shows Possible Ebola Pandemic Scenario?

The Last Ship Shows Possible Ebola Pandemic Scenario?

The Last Ship is a drama television series, which premiered on June 22, 2014 on TNT. The show follows the crew of a naval destroyer, which is forced to confront the reality of a new existence after a pandemic kills most of the earth’s population. Since almost entire world is currently facing the Ebola virus, […]

Ebola Policy Defended by President Obama

Ebola Policy Defended by President Obama

President Barack Obama defended his administration’s policy against the quarantine of health care workers returning from West Africa in recent remarks. The administration’s position on the issue is that they see no reason to believe that the quarantine of possibly infected workers would translate into meaningful beneficial results. This is in line with interim recommendations […]

Ebola Free Nurse Amber Vinson Released by Emory University Hospital

Ebola Free Nurse Amber Vinson Released by Emory University Hospital

Nurse Amber Vinson was released from Emory University Hospital Tuesday after being declared free of Ebola. Vinson and fellow nurse Nina Pham were the two health care professionals at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, located in Dallas, who were stricken by the virus while treating Thomas Duncan, a Liberian man, who succumbed to the ailment on […]

Can an Employer Heavily Fine Employees Not Joining in Wellness Effort?

Can an Employer Heavily Fine Employees Not Joining in Wellness Effort?

Wellness programs at work used to involve paying for a gym membership or building one for employee use, offering Weight Watchers meetings onsite, the daily healthy meal in the cafeteria and offering health fairs with screenings and flu shots. Now, with so much money at stake in health care plan premiums and the obesity trend […]

Prostate Cancer Threat Reduced by Sleeping Around, Study Says

Prostate Cancer Threat Reduced by Sleeping Around, Study Says

The University of Montreal has provided men with a reason to be very happy by publishing results of a study which suggests that the threat of prostate cancer is significantly reduced by sleeping around. More accurately; the study did not recommend that a man sleep with a different woman every night, but that multiple partners […]

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