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Millions of Unneeded Antibiotics Are Prescribed to Kids Every Year
A new study from researchers at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City found that pediatricians write more than 10 million prescriptions for unnecessary antibiotics every year.
In the two-year study, 65,000 kids were profiled to determine the type of diagnosis they were given during doctor’s visits…
Will Smiling Make You Look Younger?
We’ve always been told to watch out for those laugh lines, but apparently a smile can make you look younger right now, if not in the future. A new study shows that people are more likely to underestimate the age of a person with a happy expression.
Ozzy Osbourne’s Daughter Suffers Concussion
Dancing can be dangerous for the less rhythmically inclined among us, but even if you’ve been a contestant on ‘Dancing with the Stars,’ that doesn’t mean you’re immune from mishaps while you’re out there cutting a rug. That’s exactly what Ozzy Osbourne‘s daughter Kelly recently discovered when a nig…
Genetically Modified Rice Can Be Used in Lieu of Human Blood
Scientists have found a way to genetically modify rice as a replacement for human blood. The idea is to extract a protein containing human genes that could then be used in lieu of actual blood to help burn victims and those who’ve suffered massive blood loss.
It’s seen as a viable solution to shortag…
New Toyota Technology Could Help the Paralyzed Walk [VIDEO]
On November 2 in Tokyo, auto maker Toyota unveiled several robotic devices designed to help paralyzed people and the elderly walk.
These robots include sensors that detect the user’s posture, grasp and holding strength, and motor control technology that facilitates someone&CloseCurlyQ…

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