Bakersfield Doctors Lead Seminar on Skin Cancer

Jun 23, 15 Bakersfield Doctors Lead Seminar on Skin Cancer

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On June 9th, two oncologists in sunny Bakersfield, California led a public lecture on the dangers, signs, and symptoms of skin cancer. The Bakersfield Californian reports that Dr. Luis Mariscal and Dr. Constance Stoehr led the public lecture and lunch in the San Joaquin Community Hospital (SJCH). Entitled “Skin Deep,”...

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Mississippi Is the Most Obese State in the Nation For the Second Year in a Row

Jun 23, 15 Mississippi Is the Most Obese State in the Nation For the Second Year in a Row

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Calling the U.S. obesity epidemic an “issue” would be to grossly understate matters. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, more than two-thirds (68.8%) of adults over the age of 20 are considered overweight or obese, and more than one in 20 are extremely obese. Consequently,...

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100-Year-Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

Jun 22, 15 100-Year-Old Tuberculosis Vaccine Could Reverse Type 1 Diabetes

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A 100-year-old tuberculosis vaccine not only shows promise for treating diabetes, but also for reversing it. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital are launching a five-year clinical trial of BCG, an inexpensive generic vaccine that’s been used to prevent tuberculosis for decades, to investigate how it can improve type...

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Adblock Browser for iOS and Android to Keep Away Ads

Jun 22, 15 Adblock Browser for iOS and Android to Keep Away Ads

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Even people who aren’t tech-savvy can rejoice at the latest development in phones. Eyeo, a company based in Georgia, has now integrated the Adblock add-on and made it a full-on browser. The company hopes this will be more helpful than traditional blocking add-ons, and that it will attract more users. Over half of people who own...

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Divorce Mediation Vastly Reduces Number of Child Custody Cases in Pennsylvania County

Jun 19, 15 Divorce Mediation Vastly Reduces Number of Child Custody Cases in Pennsylvania County

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Thanks to an alternative approach to divorce, an area in Pennsylvania has seen a decline in child custody cases. Divorce mediation brings in a neutral mediator who helps former spouses come to an agreement on each aspect of their divorce. This mediator may or may not be a lawyer, but he or she is well versed in the areas of divorce...

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