Automobile-pedestrian accidents can cause multiple traumas and isolated long bone fractures in children and adolescents. While general details about injury scenes have been described by some researchers, fine details, such as proximity to bus stops or playgrounds, are not usually included in automobile-pedestrian accident investigations. A team of researchers from New York and Pennsylvania present
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 25, 2015
Do text message reminders sent to women increase the number of women who will attend a screening? Just last year, the Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku in Finland published a study in the Journal of Medical Internet Research and found that 77 percent of the studies they reviewed found that text messaging improved health care outcomes such as appointment attendance. In this double-
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 23, 2015
Nothing adds a bit of sparkle to entertaining like a glass of wine. Pop open a bottle and you’ve got instant je ne sais quoi. Entertaining for friends and family is crazy enough, so don’t panic if you accidentally drop bits of cork into the wine bottle — this list of easy wine hacks will save your sanity, save you money and add some spice to simple food dishes. Double duty Home chefs are constantl
By Whitney Butler on Mar 10, 2015
This Sunday, America “springs forward.” Celebrating perhaps the most dreaded unofficial holiday for the country, almost all of us will lose an hour of sleep by changing our clocks back an hour 2 A.M. Sunday morning. However, there are ways to soften the blow of the lost hour of sleep. Scientists at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine paired with mattress maker Tempur Sealy to creat
By Barry Eitel on Mar 06, 2015
The medical field seeks to use social media to deliver health interventions to provide low-cost, self-directed, online self-help groups. However, engagement in online groups is often low and the informational content may be poor. In a new study, Cornelia Pechmann, professor of marketing at the University of California-Irvine's Paul Merage School of Business, and Dr. Judith J. Prochaska, associate
By Debbie Nicholson on Mar 05, 2015
Movie remakes are as American as apple pie — and also a great way to mix up your next movie night with a perfectly paired movie-themed cocktail. Famous movie remakes have both stumbled and succeeded, but we’ve got the best on this list paired with another great way to spice up your home theater experience: Spiced Wine cocktails! So kick back, pop some popcorn and enjoy watching a time-honored trad
By Whitney Butler on Mar 05, 2015
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