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Smartphone App For Lab Work Could Be Available In 2015

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Las Vegas, NV) -- If you don't like going to your physician for lab work, there could soon be an app for that. Family physician and radio host Doctor Daliah Wachs says a smartphone app that will be able to conduct lab work could be available next year.   A doctor in Utah has already…

Blumenthal Demands Answers On VA Wait Times

Posted On July 08, 2014

(Hartford, CT) -- Senator Richard Blumenthal wants answers from the VA after a spike in veterans waiting a long time for medical care in Connecticut. Blumenthal says there was a big jump in wait times of more than 30 days at Connecticut VA facilities between mid May and early June.   Blumenthal sent a letter…

Judge Gives Preliminary Okay To NFL Concussion Settlement

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Philadelphia, PA) -- A federal judge in Pennsylvania is giving her preliminary approval to a settlement between the NFL and thousands of former players who claim they're suffering from brain damage from their time in the league. The deal includes hundreds of millions of dollars for compensation and research into concussions. It's not a done…

Less Exercise To Blame For Not Losing Weight

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Philadelphia, PA) -- Not moving around may be the real reason obesity rates are rising. Obesity affects over 35-percent of American adults and is a risk factor in many serious health conditions. Researchers found over a 20-year period, people ate the same amount of calories. However, a growing number of those people stopped doing physical…

Sleep Deprivation Can Lead To Schizophrenia Symptoms

Posted On July 07, 2014

(Undated) -- Lack of sleep can lead to symptoms similar to schizophrenia. Schizophrenia can cause auditory and visual hallucinations. Researchers at a German university said people who stayed up for 24 hours were more sensitive to lights and bright colors. They were also more easily distracted and couldn't determine what information was important. Scientists say…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…