How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats [Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:21:52 EST]
Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds. Now, the most detailed, three-dimensional aerodynamic simulation of hummingbird flight conducted to date has definitively demonstrated that the hummingbird achieves its nimble aerobatic abilities through a unique set of aerodynamic forces that are more closely aligned to those found in flying insects than to other birds.
Researchers have provided insight into human behavior for scientists, engineers who design and build social robots.
Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Check Stress at the Office
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Health Tip: Beware of Bathroom Chemicals
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Flu Season Off to a Slow Start ... for Now
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Senior-to-Senior Aggression Common in U.S. Nursing Homes
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Hookahs Deliver Toxic Benzene in Every Puff, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Ick! Tapeworm Infecting Man's Brain Yields Genetic Secrets
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes? [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Sleep Off Addiction to Cigarettes?
Category: Health News
Created: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Cost of Diabetes Care Keeps Climbing, Report Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Gel Implant Might Help Fight Heart Failure
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Exercise Might Not Help Some Type 2 Diabetics Control Their Blood Sugar
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Many People Who Drink a Lot Aren't Alcoholics: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: U.S. Proposes Greater Public Access to Data From Clinical Trials
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Testosterone Plays Minor Role in Older Women's Sex Lives, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: MRI Can Be Painful, Disruptive for People With Cochlear Implants
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved [Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Abuse-Resistant Prescription Painkiller Approved
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
Title: Study Supports Giving Kidney Donors Priority When They Need a Kidney
Category: Health News
Created: 11/20/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2014 12:00:00 AM
A Testament to Character [Mon, 17 Nov 2014 12:15:02 +0000]
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Character can be likened to a psychological "immune system" of sorts, insulating a person against both the slings and arrows and the many negative influences of this world -- and the admirable characters I've met in my life have clearly demonstrated to me the incredible power of just one person to make a significant difference.

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Attitudes toward treating personality disturbances are changing, and I think the time is coming when few will think it either overly judgmental or insensitive to focus therapeutic attention on someone's character.

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Designed to cover half the surface area of a pack, new proposed labels are meant to vividly remind smokers of tobacco’s dangers.
Caregivers of veterans report greater difficulties than do those of other disabled adults.
Title: Working Night Shift Slows Metabolism, Study Suggests
Category: Health News
Created: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2014 12:00:00 AM
Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight [Tue, 18 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PDT]
Title: Calorie-Tracking Apps May Not Help You Lose Weight
Category: Health News
Created: 11/17/2014 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/18/2014 12:00:00 AM
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