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Keep an Eye on UV Safety

September 23, 2011 by The American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology offers tips for safe fun in the sun   SAN FRANCISCO – As you rub sunscreen on to protect your skin this summer, don’t forget to protect your eyes as well. Summertime means more...

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Bioengineers Design Rapid Diagnostic Tes…

September 28, 2012 by University of California - Santa Barbara

Inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take only a few minutes to perform   By mimicking nature's own sensing mechanisms, bioengineers at UC Santa Barbara and University of Rome Tor Vergata have designed inexpensive medical diagnostic tests that take...

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Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Desp…

May 16, 2011 by Todd Edwards

You're So Vain: New Survey Shows Teens Use Tanning Beds to Look Good Despite Knowing Health Risks   For many teens and young adults, living in the moment is all about having fun, looking good and not worrying...

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Leading respiratory organisations advoca…

June 16, 2011 by European Lung Foundation

Collaborative approach needed to address the significant socio-economic impact of leading lung disease in the EU   First-of-its-kind European open forum meeting to combat alarming increase of people living with COPD. Multidisciplinary initiative to address key challenges in early...

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How to Avoid Single-Bicycle Crashes

October 12, 2012 by Taylor & Francis

The resulting paper, 'What do cyclists need to see to avoid single-bicycle crashes?', has been awarded two prizes from insurers Liberty Mutual   With the 'Wiggins effect' in full swing after London 2012 and people taking up cycling...

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Yoga Reduces Stress

July 23, 2012 by Mark Wheeler

UCLA study helps caregivers of people with dementia   Six months ago, researchers at UCLA published a study that showed using a specific type of yoga to engage in a brief, simple daily meditation reduced the stress levels...

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Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in...

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The American Academy of Neurology

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN), established in 1948, is an international...

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Women in Medicine: How Female…

Despite the variety of challenges that women in medicine have faced, today’s female physicians continue to...

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