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Schumer Urges CDC To Provide Better Enterovirus Tracking

Posted On September 22, 2014

(New York, NY) -- New York Senator Charles Schumer is calling on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to give communities and schools better tracking and information on Enterovirus D-68. At least 160 cases have been confirmed in 22 states. The upper respiratory virus strikes children and can cause severe breathing problems requiring hospitalization,…

Youth Coaches Push Too Hard

Posted On September 22, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- When a coach tells young athletes to push too hard, that coach could be leading the child toward an injury. Paul Lubanski, a youth hockey coach in Michigan says that if a child tries to do something they are not built to do, that's how they get hurt.   He says the…

Study Shows Spouse Choice May Determine Career Success

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Undated) -- Your spouse's personality may affect your success in the workplace, according to a new study. Researchers in St. Louis analyzed data from a study of five-thousand married people and found 75-percent of them had a working spouse. The team tracked the job performance of each spouse. The results of the study will be…

Virtual Reality Helmet Could Calm Fears Of Flying

Posted On September 21, 2014

(Undated) -- People who fear flying may soon be able to alleviate their fears with a virtual reality helmet. Airplane manufacturer Airbus is proposing virtual reality helmets built to provide "sensorial isolation" for people flying. The helmets would have a visor to slide down over a passenger's eyes and earphones to allow passengers to become…

Hundreds Of Babies Exposed To TB At Texas Hospital

Posted On September 20, 2014

(El Paso, TX) -- A Texas hospital is still working to track down the families of more than 700 babies possibly exposed to tuberculosis. Health officials say a worker with an active case of TB interacted with patients at Providence Memorial Hospital in El Paso for months before being diagnosed. The hospital also believes more…