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Google "Smart Spoon" Prevents Spilling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - Using hundreds of algorithms, Google created a spoon to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's disease to eat without spilling.

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FDA Enforces Nationwide Calorie Labeling

Posted: 11/25/2014 - The FDA announced long-delayed calorie labeling rules, requiring establishments that sell prepared foods and have 20 or more locations to post the calorie content of food "clearly and conspicuously" on their menus.

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Goodbye To Gluten: Help or Hype?

Posted: 11/19/2014 - What does gluten really do to the body, and what's behind the recent backlash against this natural component in foods we've been eating for centuries?

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Kansas Trying Software For Mental Health Treatment

Posted: 11/17/2014 - The Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas received a $40,000 grant to begin using the software program with Medicaid-eligible patients who receive mental health care.

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The Font That Could Help Dyslexics Read Better

Updated: 11/14/2014 - Dutch designer Christian Boer has stepped in to help dyslexic people by creating a specific typeface called Dyslexie that may make it easier to read.

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U.S. Fast-Tracks Testing Of Ebola Treatments

Posted: 11/05/2014 - Several experimental treatments have been tried on a few Ebola patients, and scientists are eyeing some others that were developed for different conditions but may also fight Ebola.

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What's Behind The Dramatic Rise In Autism Cases?

Posted: 11/04/2014 - The dramatic increase in the number of children diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder is largely the result of changes in how the condition is reported, Danish researchers contend.

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What Can We Learn From Brittany Maynard's Story?

Posted: 11/03/2014 - End-of-life advocates say the word suicide casts a negative light on Brittany Maynard's decision and insinuates that it was done impulsively and without considering all treatment options.

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First Flu Case Hits Kansas

Updated: 11/04/2014 - Kansas officials say that the flu virus has officially entered the state of Kansas with the first case of influenza for the 2014-2015 season identified at a clinic in NE Kansas.

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Realities Of Flu Trump Threat Of Ebola

Posted: 10/30/2014 - Centers for Disease Control figures show the flu hospitalizes more than 200,000 people and claims more than 23,000 lives, on average, in the U.S. each year.

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