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Animal Interaction

5 Health Benefits of Pets (Plus: What’s Your Spirit Animal?)

  Saturday is International Homeless Animals Day. We thought you should know that. We thought you’d like to be aware that the third Saturday in August is the day designated back in 1992 by the International...
3D Printing Healthcare

How 3D Printing is Changing Healthcare

Along with Big Data, 3D printing has been one of the hottest technology topics for years. But what can it actually do? And what are the applications for healthcare? As it turns out, 3D printing already...
Smartphones Make Us Dumber

Study: Our Smartphones Make Us Dumber

A new study reinforced the hypothesis that the proximity of a smartphone owner’s mobile device can affect his or her cognitive ability. Marketing and management researchers from the University of California-San Diego, the University of...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Jobs Set the Pace for High-Paying Careers

The healthcare industry in the United States is beset by political uncertainty, increasing consumer costs and a shortage of qualified candidates to fill the available jobs. Yet, healthcare remains one of the most lucrative careers...
Oil Spill Dispersants

NIH Study: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Dispersants Caused Health Problems

Some workers who helped clean up after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico had an increased chance of experiencing health issues such as coughing, wheezing and eye irritation, according...
Apple Month

You Like Apples? Great! It’s National Apple Month

Move over, Shark Week, now there’s something fruitier – and longer. October is National Apple Month, a celebration of America’s favorite pie-filling (not to mention, catalyst in gravity’s origin story). This is the month...
Healthcare Jobs

Healthcare Sector Adds 19,000 Jobs in February

The healthcare sector in the United States maintained a steady pace of growth in February, adding 19,000 jobs, according to the latest employment report issued Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The employment...
Cancer Blood Test

New Cancer Blood Test Technique Uses Labyrinth-Shaped Tubes

A group of University of Michigan chemical engineering and oncology researchers devised a blood test technique that uses the principals of a labyrinth to isolate rare cancer cells for cleaner, more-accurate analysis. A clinical trial...
Flu Vaccine Pregnancy

Flu Vaccine During Pregnancy Still Recommended After Study

A new study examining the potential effects of the flu vaccine during pregnancy showed an association between the vaccine and early-term miscarriage, but the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) still recommends that...
Affordable Care Act

Healthcare Reform: A Night of High Political Drama as Affordable Care Act Survives Senate...

A late night of high political drama on the floor of the U.S. Senate ended with Senate Republicans feeling frustrated that their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was thwarted by three...