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Experts get serious about video games to promote fruit and vegetable consumption in children

HOUSTON – (May 9, 2016) – In a study of 400 fourth and fifth grade children who were asked to create implementations (action

Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

by Marlowe HOOD PARIS | AFP | 5/3/2016 – Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according

‘Impossibly rare’ violet diamond found in Australia

Sydney, Australia | AFP | Tuesday 5/3/2016 – 05:07 GMT | 290 words

A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever

One in three US antibiotic prescriptions ‘unnecessary:’ study

MIAMI, AFP | 5/3/2016 – Nearly one in three antibiotic prescriptions doled out in the United States is “inappropriate,” said a study Tuesday

Music helps babies learn speech: study


MIAMI – Babies who engage in musical play may have an easier time picking up language skills, suggested a study

Beat the heat: Overcome dehydration with home remedies

by Prof. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee

With temperatures soaring across the U.S., the danger of dehydration is at its seasonal peak. Anyone can become dehydrated,

White Americans are dying younger as drug and alcohol abuse rises

by SABRINA TAVERNISEAPRIL 20, 2016 The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Life expectancy declined slightly for white Americans in 2014, according to new

US health insurer United Health to mostly exit Obamacare

NEW YORK – UnitedHealth Group, the largest US health insurer, said Tuesday it would pull back from participation in the Obama administration’s signature

US probes target health care startup Theranos

SAN FRANCISCO – Theranos, a startup that touted a revolutionary new way to test blood, has revealed it is under scrutiny by US

Fighting Hepatitis with home remedies

by Prof. Meenakshi Bhattacharjee


Rice University, Houston, TX “Hepatitis” means inflammation of the liver. The liver is a vital organ