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Friday, June 18, 2010

Never Too Young for Chronic Disease Prevention through Fitness

Staying in shape may bolster the metabolic profiles of first-year college students, and working on physical fitness in your early 20s can help limit certain metabolic risk factors that lead to cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/18 at 01:30 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Low Back Pain Is No Reason to Stay in Bed

“Normal daily activity seems to be the best way for patients with low-back pain to get better,” says the lead author of an updated review.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/16 at 01:50 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Goodbye to Amazon Forests Means Hello to Malaria

“It appears that deforestation is one of the initial ecological factors that can trigger a malaria epidemic,” says Sarah Olson, the lead author of a new report featured in Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/16 at 01:19 PM
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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Goodbye to Amazon Forests Means Hello to Malaria

“It appears that deforestation is one of the initial ecological factors that can trigger a malaria epidemic,” says Sarah Olson, the lead author of the new report featured Emerging Infectious Diseases.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/16 at 01:18 PM
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Tuesday, June 15, 2010

4 Ways Blogging Can Benefit Your Business

Think about the last time you wanted to find more information on a type of business, product or service. Chances are you Googled it. Now think about your business. How can you make your business pop up higher when potential customers use search engines such as Google, Bing, Yahoo and MSN? One way is through blogs, says Rhoda Israelov, a career mentor and executive-in-residence in Butler University’s College of Business.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/15 at 10:57 AM
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Punching Holes in Clouds

Mysterious clouds are produced when aircraft inadvertently cause rain or snow.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/14 at 02:54 PM
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Healthier Foods the Latest Rage at Today’s Ballparks

Buy me some sushi and veggie wraps? There are a lot more choices besides “peanuts and Cracker Jacks” when you go out to the ballgame these days, according to an article in the May issue of Heart Insight.

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Posted by Craig Jones on 06/14 at 10:21 AM
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Religion Made Us Human, Ensured Survival at Crucial Points in History

Early religion provided humans a way to relate to each other and the world around them, offering significant survival and reproductive advantages.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/14 at 08:51 AM
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Increased Solar Flare Activity May Disrupt Satellite, GPS

Most popular Science Story of the week:  An upcoming period of increased solar flare activity on satellite communications, cell phones and global positioning systems.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/14 at 07:38 AM
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Monday, June 14, 2010

Pecans Provide Neurological Protection

Most popular Med Story of the week:  Eating about a handful of pecans each day may play a role in protecting the nervous system.  Adding pecans to your diet may delay the progression of age-related motor neuron degeneration.  This may include diseases like amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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Posted by Thom Canalichio on 06/14 at 07:35 AM
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