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How to Observe the Total Solar Eclipse Safely

Everyone knows to never look directly at the sun with the naked eye, which can cause serious eye damage or blindness. According to NASA, it will be ok to look directly at the sun, but only when the moon completely covers the sun. The solar eclipse on August 21, 2017 will be visible to anyone … Continued

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Increasing Threats of Hackers in Medical Systems

We try to protect our devices with anti-virus software, malware downloads, and built-in firewalls. We don’t open email attachments that look strange and don’t click on ads that are too good to be true. However, hackers continue their attempts to wreak havoc in technology.  They will send emails stating that your computer has a virus … Continued

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Studying the Effects of Concussion on Women Athletes

There have been several studies on concussions in male boxers and football players. The 2015 movie “Concussion” with Will Smith brought a true story of long-term effects of concussion to the public light. The general population is becoming more aware of the dangers of sports-related head injuries. However, there is little research on how women … Continued

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John McCain’s Glioblastoma: What Is It Exactly?

Last week, Arizona Senator John McCain had a blood clot removed from above his left eye. This mass was found to be an aggressive form of brain cancer called a glioblastoma. This is a very dangerous form of cancer which spreads quickly through the blood vessels in the brain. McCain will recover from this procedure … Continued

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Fake Sweeteners: Not a Healthy Option for Weight Loss

Pink. Blue. Yellow. You’ve seen the little packets on the tables of many restaurants. The theory of using these artificial sweeteners is to enjoy sweet-tasting food and beverages without all the extra calories, potential weight gain, and other health issues. There isn’t any evidence that sweeteners like aspartame and sucralose help people manage their weight. … Continued

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