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July 15th, 2014 at 8:06 am

Health issues stress Americans more than anything else

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Health overwhelmed financial problems in terms of causes of stress.

We are all stressed. Work can get some people down, and of course money is something we all worry about. But Americans with health issues are more likely to experience a great deal of stress than anyone else, according to a recent poll conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and NPR.

 

 

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July 8th, 2014 at 8:25 am

Top 10 ways technology will change the world by 2025

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By 2025 electric vehicles will take over traditional vehicles.

Technology is changing the way we live our day-to-day lives. It’s exciting to imagine what the future will bring.  We may like to imagine one day living on Mars with technology that lets us teleport our toothpaste from CVS and the ability to apparate like Harry Potter.

 

 

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July 3rd, 2014 at 8:50 am

The secret to living past 100, according to Centenarians

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Those who make it to the age 110 get a special title: supercentenarian.

Do you want to live to 100? Doctors will tell you to stay active and eat loads of fruits and veggies. But these centenarians have a few extra tricks up their sleeves.

 

 

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June 24th, 2014 at 11:42 am

Vessyl: A smart cup that tracks everything you drink

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Vessyl

There are a lot of fitness and health trackers on the market today: Fitbits. Nike+ Fuelbands. Jawbone Ups. They’re all pretty good at measuring the calories we’ve burned and the hours we’ve slept, but they miss a huge chunk of the health equation: what we’ve ingested. (Video)

 

 

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June 23rd, 2014 at 12:00 pm

Bionic pancreas shows promise in managing diabetes

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The bionic pancreas

In 2000, Ed Damiano’s son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Damiano’s son was 11 months old.The biomedical engineer, decided to create a device that would help his child and millions of others better manage their disease. He set a goal of having it ready by the time his son went to college.

 

 

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June 6th, 2014 at 8:51 am

Sanaria will use robots to mass produce a promising new malaria vaccine

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SporoBot would increase the speed of production 20 – 30 times over.

What if you had developed a vaccine for malaria that, in early trials, was 100% effective. But you couldn’t get the funding you needed to produce enough of the vaccine to market it because of political wrangling over the budget. What would you do? (Video)

 

 

 

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May 30th, 2014 at 10:35 am

Most common cause of death for Americans at every age

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Have you ever wondered what you’re most likely to die from at any given time?  Check out this data visualization posted to Reddit by UCanDoEat.

 

 

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May 27th, 2014 at 9:28 am

More than 10,000 toddlers in the U.S. are prescribed ADHD drugs

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Doctors could be offering children dangerous prescriptions that will affect them for the rest of their lives.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers have found that doctors are prescribing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder medication to more than 10,000 American toddlers between the ages of two and three.

 

 

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May 27th, 2014 at 9:19 am

The Living Heart Project will use 3D simulation of the human heart to combat heart disease

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The Living Heart Project

The World Health Organization’s recent research has revealed that 17.3 million people died from cardiovascular diseases worldwide in 2008, representing 30 percent of all global deaths. A report by the American Heart Association, Forecasting the Future of Cardiovascular Disease in the United States, believes the total direct medical costs of cardiovascular disease will reach $818.1 billion over the next three decades. (Video)

 

 

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May 27th, 2014 at 8:53 am

JINS MEME glasses can track the wearer’s mental and physical conditions

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JINS MEME glasses

The Tokyo-based eyewear designer JINS stylish new glasses seem like an ordinary pair of glasses at first glance. However, the JINS MEME glasses offer more than style and comfort: these frames have been specifically designed to monitor your health. (Video)

 

 

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