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medicaldaily.com

What It's Like To Walk On A Treadmill For Hours While You Work

LifeSpan's TR1200-DT7 treadmill desk is its most popular product, so we tested it out. Here's what we learned....

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Health Benefits Of Coffee Extend To People With Diabetes; 3 To 4 ...

Health Benefits Of Coffee Extend To People With Dia...

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5 Things Your Fingers Say About You, From Penis Size To Sexuality

5 Things Your Fingers Say About You, From Penis Siz...

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Sitting All Day May Be Killing You, But These 5 'Deskercises' Could Help

Combat your sedentary lifestyle with these five desk exercises, or "deskercises," you can perform at the office....

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CT Scans See It All — No Wonder More Emergency Rooms Use Them

The use of CT scans in emergency rooms has doubled in the past 10 years, but they may not be the best diagnostic tool for minor trauma injuries....

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Bad Words: People Who Curse And Swear May Actually Have ...

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Shrinking Salamanders

Dr. Karen Lips is a researcher who typically uncovers new diseases or epidemics affecting amphibians, specifically frogs, in Panama and Costa Rica. She moved to Maryland and began researching local projects. Lips read a chapter in a book from a former Appalachian Mountain researcher about the disappearance of salamanders. She speculated that the disappearance of the salamanders was linked to some sort of disease or epidemic.
“What we started to do on this project is not what we ended up doing,” Lips said.

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New Delhi Air Pollution

New Delhi and Beijing are among the most polluted cities in the world. Although the two cities are both infamous for poor air quality, the type of air pollution in New Delhi and in Beijing is different. Experts note that New Delhi and Beijing pose different challenges and health problems.

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Barcoding Invasive Species

In the Spring of 2012, two cockroaches were discovered on the Highline in Chelsea. Researchers at the two universities identified the insects as non-native, or not indigenous to the U.S. They came from Japan, likely accompanying ornamental plants. They used a relatively new approach to doing rapid genetic sequencing called DNA barcoding.