Today's Headlines

Interval training burns off more pounds than jogging or cycling

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Workouts that mix up a variety of intense exercises with brief recovery periods in between may help people lose more weight than chugging along at a steady pace on a treadmill or exercise bike, a research review suggests....
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Hospital Wastes A Third Less Food After This One Change

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Hospitals are one of the most egregious culprits when it comes to wasting food, but UC San Francisco Medical Center made one change that cut the amount of food it wastes by...
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Does The Herbicide RoundUp® Cause Cancer?

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
RoundUp® is the most widely used herbicide in the world. Although 100s of studies have shown that RoundUp is safe, a new study presents evidence for a 41% increase in cancer risk in agricultural workers exposed to high levels. It seems, though, that the new study is...
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Self-folding drone could speed up search and rescue missions

Feb 19, 2019 , CNBC Health
A foldable drone has been developed by researchers at the University of Zurich to assist with search and rescue...
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There’s still time to enter PR Daily’s 2019 Digital Marketing & Social Media Awards

Feb 19, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
You have more than 30 categories to choose from. Don’t miss the final deadline on March...
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Smokers Less Likely To Survive Dangerous Form Of Skin Cancer Than Non-Smokers

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
A new study has discovered that smokers are 40% less likely to survive a type of skin cancer than those who have never...
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Cultures Of Beauty, Technologies Of The Economy

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Where one theorist claims that neoliberalism controls populations through the anthropomorphization of the economy while being largely cemented and structured by the media, I argue that so too are our concepts of beauty and bodily perceptions which are largely...
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Supply of primary care doctors linked with mortality rates

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Mortality rates are lower in American communities with more primary care physicians than in areas of the country with fewer doctors, a study suggests....
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Japan approves test of iPS cells for treating spinal injuries

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
Japanese scientists will test the use of human-induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) to treat spinal cord injuries, a health ministry panel that approved the research project said on Monday....
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The argument for playing video games with our kids

Feb 19, 2019 , CNN Health
There is, inevitably, a gap between the parents we are and the parents we think we are. Not unlike algorithms, we rely on the past to inform our parenting decisions in the present. But this world keeps on turning, and the parenting present is never quite like the past....
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Chinese frozen food firm recalls products suspected of African swine fever contamination

Feb 19, 2019 , Reuters
Major Chinese frozen food producer Sanquan Food Co Ltd said on Monday it has recalled products that may be contaminated with African swine fever, following media reports that some of its dumplings tested positive for the virus....
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Aging Americans are a big market for tech investors, who also want to track their parents

Feb 18, 2019 , CNBC Health
Techies are finding new uses for consumer devices to help monitor their aging parents, who are increasingly opting to live...
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