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  1. How churches cope with the Pittsburgh MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    It's not quite turning water into wine, but Pittsburgh churches ranging from cathedrals to start-ups have had to make lemonade of the lemons handed to them on the first Sunday of May. As they prepare for the arrival of some 28,000 runners in marathon events next Sunday morning - accompanied by as many as 200,000 more spectators and a maze of street closures - some have canceled or rescheduled services. Others are bracing for worship attendance, and offering collections, that are only fractions of their normal sizes.

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  2. Young Jerry Tarkanian out of LA hospital with good resultsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | KVBC-TV Las Vegas

    Jerry Tarkanian, 5, was released from Children's Hospital of Los Angeles on Saturday afternoon. The stroke patient was admitted Friday morning for tests and because of what he said was pain in his neck, according to his mother, Amy Tarkanian.

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  3. Hartford Foundation Report Details Success of NLN's Advancing Care...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PRWeb

    The National League for Nursing's Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors , a nationwide endeavor that prepares nurses to provide high quality, culturally sensitive care to older adults, is a great success according to a review by funder. The National League for Nursing's Advancing Care Excellence for Seniors , a national endeavor to prepare nurses to provide high quality, culturally sensitive care to older adults, is a great success, according to a new report by the John A. Hartford Foundation, one of the program's original funding partners.

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  4. Emily Cabral overcomes spinal surgery to get back in the poolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    At 17 years old, she's already in her 12th year of competitive swimming for the YMCA Pocono Piranhas with an incredible resume - 23 team records, four YMCA Monroe County records, eight state appearances, and five national appearances. "They found it when I was 11, and it was not too bad," Cabral said. "Then probably a year later, I started going to a chiropractor because it was starting to bother me a lot.

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  5. Is ice cream safe? Federal health officials say yesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Pocono Record

    Is ice cream safe to eat? Federal officials say yes, even amid recalls by two ice cream companies after the discovery of listeria bacteria in their frozen confections. The Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say there's no reason to think that listeria illnesses and deaths linked to Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries and the discovery of listeria in Ohio-based Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams are related.

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  6. We are family: Adult support reduces youths' risk of violence exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... exposure," said lead researcher Alison Culyba, MD MPH, clinical fellow in the Craig-Dalsimer Division of Adolescent Medicine at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Culyba and her colleagues interviewed 283 males ages 10-24 years, 98 percent ...

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  7. Some children lose autism diagnosis but still struggleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... program at the Children's Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center/Rose F. Kennedy Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Children's Hospital at Montefiore "The majority of the children at original diagnosis displayed intellectual disability but ...

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  8. Serving healthy foods with a smile may entice students to eat betterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Labeling healthy foods with smiley faces and offering small prizes for buying nutritious items may be a low-cost way to get students to make healthy choices in the school lunch line, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego. Making poor food choices in school cafeterias is a risk factor for childhood obesity.

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  9. Parents sound off on mobile device use by childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... said lead author Jenny Radesky, MD, FAAP, assistant professor of pediatrics, Boston University School of Medicine, and developmental-behavioral pediatrician, Boston Medical Center. Results showed that caregivers had a high degree of tension ...

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  10. Electronic cigarettes gaining in popularity among teensRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Teens no longer smoke just cigarettes. They have branched out to using alternative tobacco products such as electronic cigarettes, hookahs and little cigars.

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  11. 7 great achievements in child health research celebrated at Pediatric Academic SocietiesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    ... SIDS rate by one half,said Dr. Cheng,who also is vice chair, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and division chief, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Bloomberg School of ...

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  12. Researchers harness the power of mobile devices to teach kids about safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Since it's nearly impossible to keep mobile devices out of the hands of children, they might as well learn something worthwhile using these devices. That was the idea behind the development of a game app to teach youngsters about bicycle and dog bite safety.

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  13. Just an hour of TV a day linked to unhealthy weight in kindergartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EurekAlert!

    Kindergartners and first-graders who watched as little as one hour of television a day were more likely to be overweight or obese compared to children who watched TV for less than 60 minutes each day, according to a study to be presented Sunday, April 26 at the Pediatric Academic Societies annual meeting in San Diego. Efforts to fight the childhood obesity epidemic have focused on getting kids to be more active.

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  14. Ecomentalists and science denialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Professor Bainbridge on Wine

    The environmental movement's war against genetic engineering has led to a deepening rift with the scientific community. A recent survey by the Pew Research Center and the American Association for the Advancement of Science showed a greater gap between scientists and the public on G.M.O.s than on any other scientific controversy: While 88 percent of association scientists agreed it was safe to eat genetically modified foods, only 37 percent of the public did - a gap in perceptions of 51 points.

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  15. 13 Surprising Reasons You Keep Breaking OutRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MSN Living

    Bottom line, acne sucks. But, according to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne affects 40 to 50 million Americans, so you're not alone .

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  16. The Vintage Volkswagen Beetle Goes ElectricRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    Zelectric Motors CEO David Benardo is converting vintage mid-century Volkswagen Beetles to electric power, resulting in eco-friendly, energy-efficient classic cars "Retrofuturist" David Benardo has made the 78-year-old automotive classic as eco-friendly and energy efficient as a Toyota Prius or Chevy Volt Converted to 100 percent electric power by Zelectric Motors, this 1959 VW Beetle has more than double the horsepower of the original. Mark Mahaney for WSJ.

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  17. cancer survivorRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WRIC-TV Richmond

    ASK Childhood Cancer Foundation celebrated its 40th anniversary at The Diamond on Saturday. The non-profit supports hundreds of local children with cancer and their families every year.

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  18. She Couldn't Go to Prom, So Prom Came to HerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    It's not typically the place a prom queen is crowned, but it was the least they could do - nurses and staff - to ensure Madison Hurd, 16, didn't miss out on her special night. Catrece Hurd, Madison's mother, broke down in tears and said, "It's their day off.

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  19. Clovis Oncology deal chatter heats up again as Goldman says buyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Post

    The Boulder-based cancer-drug developer failed to draw interest then as it was trading at a steep price for a company whose oncology treatments were still in the early stages. Fast-forward to today, and both Clovis' lung and ovarian cancer therapies have been granted breakthrough status by the Food and Drug Administration.

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  20. Food Babe blogger Vani Hari taking heat over health scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Denver Post

    ... The answer from Dr. Steven Novella, a clinical neurologist and assistant professor at Yale University's school of medicine, is more complicated. The working skeptic - he has a podcast and blogs - is one of Hari's most vocal foes. "It's almost like ...

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