Expect the Unexpected – 3D Image of Little Girl in Street Used to Slow Down Drivers

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3D image of little girl being used to enhance traffic safety.

It’s already on the big screen, but now a 3D image is being used on the streets of West Vancouver in an attempt to jolt reckless drivers into reality.  But has this latest idea gone a step too far? Will it cause accidents?

 

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Cancer Death Rates in the U.S. Continue to Decline

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Prevention and improved treatment has lowered the U.S. cancer death rate.

The number of deaths due to cancer continues to decline in the United States, according to new statistics from the American Cancer Society.In fact, the downward trend, which began in the early 1990s, means about 767,000 fewer deaths from cancer over the past two decades, according to the group’s estimates.

 

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A Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks May Do More Harm Than Good

A Daily Aspirin To Prevent Heart Attacks May Do More Harm Than Good

 It is better for doctors to weigh up the benefit and risk of prescribing aspirin on an individual basis.

Healthy adults who take daily aspirin to prevent heart attacks could be doing more harm than good, warn researchers.

A major study shows that although regular use can cut the rate of non-fatal heart attacks, it can also increase the risk of internal bleeding by a third.

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Why Are A Majority Of People Resistant To Cancer?

Why Are A Majority Of People Resistant To Cancer? 

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Every year, millions of people are diagnosed with cancer – a remarkably high number. But what about the flipside of those statistics? That is, two out of three people never get cancer, and more than half of heavy smokers don’t get cancer, either. A recent study points out this overlooked fact, and suggests that researchers might discover something by asking why so many people are resistant to the often deadly disease.

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Is There Really A Cure For A Hangover?

Is There Really A Cure For A Hangover? 

The French call it “la gueule de bois,” or wooden mouth. For Germans, it’s “Kater,” or a tomcat. Japanese know it as “futsukayoi,” or “two-days drunk.” But whatever the language and wherever it takes place, a hangover is the same: headache, nausea, shaking, blurred vision, biliousness, dry mouth… the list of evils is long.

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Wash Your Hands And Live

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Washing Your Hands Can Save Your Life

The simple act of washing hands could save thousands of children’s lives every day, mostly in Asia and Africa, the United Nations said on Tuesday, the eve of the first Global Hand-Washing Day.

An estimated 5000 children die daily from diarrhoea, but half of those deaths could be prevented if they washed their hands with soap before meals and after going to the toilet, UNICEF spokesperson Veronique Taveau said.

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Vitamin D And Sun Exposure Play A Role In Disease Prevention

Vitamin D And Sun Exposure Play A Role In Disease Prevention

The sun is a natural and effective source of Vitamin D that we need to protect our bones, protect us from auto-immune diseases, help prevent Alzheimers disease, and protect us from certain kinds of cancers. Deficiencies in vitamin D are highly-linked to these diseases. Now, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found that Vitamin D deficiency is also linked to Parkinson’s Disease.

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