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IU Football Reduces Head Injuries with High-Priced Helmets

IU Football Reduces Head Injuries with High-Priced Helmets

Aug 16, 2019 09:49 PM EDT

Indiana University football kicks off in a few weeks, and the Hoosier has spent $130,000 on state-of-the-art helmets that are designed to reduce the risk of concussion. The helmets purchased years ago, have been linked to fewer concussions for the team last year, albeit the number was only slightly lower.

How to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Here’s How to Improve Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality

Aug 16, 2019 03:14 PM EDT

Did you know that just breathing fresh air has all sorts of health benefits? It's easy to get caught up in our wellness and think that we need to use new exercise trends and fad diets to feel our best.

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Do You Need a Real Estate Lawyer for a Commercial Lease?

Aug 16, 2019 11:52 AM EDT

If you only take away one thing from this blog, we would want it to be this: Never negotiate your commercial lease by yourself.

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These Ingredients in Your Products Are Ruining Your Hair

Aug 16, 2019 11:46 AM EDT

Hair products, like most beauty items, tend to come with a long list of ingredients - and it's time to start reviewing that list a lot more closely. Spoiler alert: if a product has ingredients you can't pronounce, then it's probably not very good for you.

The most effective ways to recover from addiction

The Most Effective Ways to Recover From Addiction

Aug 15, 2019 09:23 PM EDT

Overcoming addiction is not easy. It can be a long journey but it starts with small steps. To fight against substance abuse some people may turn to help of their family members or friends, some enroll a drug rehabilitation center whereas others try to beat addiction on their own.

Home Sellers Have Saved $30M In Real Estate Commissions With UpNest

Home Sellers Have Saved $30M In Real Estate Commissions With UpNest

Aug 15, 2019 08:59 PM EDT

Americans have already saved $30 million in real estate commission fees by using UpNest, with much more to come.

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CSU Team Uncovers Potential for Rift Valley Fever Virus Transmission in Colorado Livestock

Aug 13, 2019 04:45 AM EDT

Rift Valley fever virus is a global health concern that is caused by infected mosquitos and the handling of infected animal carcasses.

Analysis Shows Large Decline in Criminal Sentencing Race Gap

Analysis Shows Large Decline in Criminal Sentencing Race Gap

Aug 13, 2019 04:45 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Racial and ethnic gaps in criminal sentences have declined, in some cases significantly, since the mid-1990s, a new analysis of the state, county and federal data suggests.

Poor Fit Between Job Demands, Reasoning Abilities Associated with Health Conditions

Poor Fit Between Job Demands, Reasoning Abilities Associated with Health Conditions

Aug 13, 2019 04:45 AM EDT

WASHINGTON -- Older workers whose reasoning abilities no longer allow them to meet the demands of their jobs may be more likely to develop chronic health conditions and retire early, which may not be ideal for the employee or employer, according to research published by the American Psychological Association.

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NASA Gives Typhoon Lekima a Twice-Over with the Aqua Satellite

Aug 12, 2019 03:20 AM EDT

NASA's Aqua satellite provided infrared and visible views of Typhoon Lekima as it was approaching landfall in China. China has posted Typhoon and Heavy Rain Warnings for Lekima.

Why stress and anxiety aren't always bad

Why Stress and Anxiety Aren't Always Bad

Aug 12, 2019 03:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO -- People generally think of stress and anxiety as negative concepts, but while both stress and anxiety can reach unhealthy levels, psychologists have long known that both are unavoidable -- and that they often play a helpful, not harmful, role in our daily lives, according to a presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

Climate Change Conversations Can Be Difficult for Both Skeptics, Environmentalists

Climate Change Conversations Can Be Difficult for Both Skeptics, Environmentalists

Aug 12, 2019 03:12 AM EDT

CHICAGO -- Having productive conversations about climate change isn't only challenging when dealing with skeptics, it can also be difficult for environmentalists, according to two studies presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

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The Lancet Global Health: Automatically Chlorinating Water at Public Taps Cuts Child Diarrhea by Almost a Quarter in Urban Bangladesh

Aug 09, 2019 03:44 AM EDT

A novel water treatment device that delivers chlorine automatically via public taps without the need for electricity, reduced child diarrhoea by 23% compared with controls (156 cases out of 2,073 child measurements [7.5%] vs 216/2,145 [10%]) over 14 months in two urban neighbourhoods of Bangladesh, according to a randomised trial following more than 1,000 children published in The Lancet Global Health journal.

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Alternatives to Burning Can Increase Indian Farmers' Profits And Cut Pollution

Aug 09, 2019 03:43 AM EDT

A new economic study in the journal Science shows that thousands of farmers in northern India could increase their profits if they stop burning their rice straw and adopt no-till practices to grow wheat. Alternative farming practices could also cut farmers' greenhouse gas emissions from on-farm activities by as much as 78% and help lower air pollution in cities like New Delhi.

Forget 'Obamageddon', 'Prepping' is Now Part of Mainstream US Politics and Culture

Forget 'Obamageddon', 'Prepping' is Now Part of Mainstream US Politics and Culture

Aug 09, 2019 03:42 AM EDT

Long considered an extreme reaction to fears of Armageddon and imminent nuclear disaster, 'preppers' in the US have traditionally been portrayed as motivated by extreme right-wing or apocalyptic views. New research from Dr. Michael Mills, from the University of Kent, challenges this view.

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