January 28, 2014
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Shards of Hope: Jewelry made from pottery broken by Japan’s tsunami (Video)

Showing a courageous hope in the face of adversity, women and grandmothers affected by the 2011 Japanese tsunami are recycling broken pottery pieces into gorgeous jewelry. Continue reading

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January 17, 2014
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Patients with learning disabilities become ‘invisible’ in hospitals, says study

Hospital patients with learning disabilities face longer waits and mismanaged treatment due to a failure to understand them by nursing staff, says a new report. Continue reading

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January 8, 2014
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Seniors moving to homecare based services face more hospital risk

Community and home-based care services are popular and cost Medicaid less money than nursing home care, but a new study finds that seniors who left the nursing home for such services were 40 percent more likely to become hospitalized for a potentially … Continue reading

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December 31, 2013
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Study finds medical students concerned about becoming desensitized to dying patients

The imminent death of a patient is riddled with emotions for a patient and family as well as the medical team. A study based on the reflections of third-year medicine students is shedding light on the struggle physicians in training often face when try… Continue reading

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September 26, 2013
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Wildlife face ‘Armageddon’ as forests shrink

Species living in rainforest fragments could be far more likely to disappear than was previously thought, says an international team of scientists. In a study spanning two decades, the researchers witnessed the near-complete extinction of native small … Continue reading

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September 24, 2013
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Some childhood cancer survivors may face subsequent renal problems

Adult survivors of childhood cancers who underwent certain chemotherapy treatments or kidney surgery had worse kidney function that did not recover over time. Because of this, they may be at higher risk for premature renal failure. Continue reading

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September 23, 2013
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Some heart birth defects may increase children’s heart infection risk

Children with specific types of heart birth defects who are under 3 or who’ve had cardiac surgery within the last six months may face an elevated risk of heart infection. Parents of children with heart birth defects should discuss with their physicians… Continue reading

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September 18, 2013
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Jupiter’s moon: Long-stressed Europa likely off-kilter at one time

By analyzing the distinctive cracks lining the icy face of Europa, scientists found evidence that this moon of Jupiter likely spun around a tilted axis at some point. Continue reading

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September 17, 2013
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Urban agriculture: The potential and challenges of producing food in cities

In light of their many benefits, urban gardens are popping up across the nation. But the challenges growers face must be understood and addressed if urban gardens are to become widespread and even profitable. Continue reading

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September 12, 2013
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Scientific societies face ‘modern challenges’

A recent article highlights the challenges facing biological societies and offers insights for scientific societies to respond and adapt to the changing dynamics of 21st century science. Continue reading

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September 11, 2013
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Obesity combined with exposure to cigarette smoke may pose new health concerns

Millions of people who are obese and smoke tobacco may face additional health problems — including their responses to common prescription medicines — that extend beyond the well-known links with cancer, heart attacks and stroke, according to a new. The risks may extend to non-smokers who inhale smoke from cigarettes smouldering nearby. Continue reading

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September 10, 2013
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Older adults gauge their partner’s feelings through knowing, not seeing

Compared to younger adults, older people are less adept at reading emotion in their spouse’s face. But when their spouse isn’t present, older and younger adults are equally able to discern their significant others’ moods, according to new research. Continue reading

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September 5, 2013
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Spray Polyurethane foam manufacturer may face class-action lawsuit

When spray foam installation goes wrong, homeowners face a complex legal mess. Continue reading

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September 4, 2013
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Young adults on the autism spectrum face tough prospects for jobs and independent living

For young adults with autism spectrum disorders, making the transition from school to the first rites of independent adult life, including a first job and a home away from home, can be particularly challenging. Two new reports on a large, nationally re… Continue reading

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September 4, 2013
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Air pollution worsened by climate change set to be more potent killer in the 21st century

This century, climate change is expected to induce changes in air pollution, exposure to which could increase annual premature deaths by more than 100,000 adults worldwide. Scientists urge, in the face of future climate change, stronger emission contro… Continue reading

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August 30, 2013
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Study reveals the face of sleep deprivation

A new study finds that sleep deprivation affects facial features such as the eyes, mouth and skin, and these features function as cues of sleep loss to other people. Continue reading

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August 20, 2013
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Breaking the seed bank to feed the future

Can science use the genes engineered by nature instead of genetic engineering in the face of a pending food crisis? Continue reading

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August 12, 2013
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Mayflower, Arkansas residents face health problems after exposure to tar sands oil, toxic chemicals

“The oil went to the lake,” Jarrell said. “But the toxic fumes came to us.” Sam Eifling at The Arkansas Times has an excellent report on the Mayflower, Arkansas oil spill. Continue reading

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August 8, 2013
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Eavesdropping plants prepare to be attacked

In a world full of hungry predators, prey animals must be constantly vigilant to avoid getting eaten. But plants face a particular challenge when it comes to defending themselves. Continue reading

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July 30, 2013
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Controlling contagion by restricting mobility: In the face of an epidemic, even moderate travel restrictions would slow contagion

In an epidemic or a bioterrorist attack, the response of government officials could range from a drastic restriction of mobility — imposed isolation or total lockdown of a city — to moderate travel restrictions in some areas or simple suggestions tha… Continue reading

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