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November 2, 2015

Aedes japonicus mosquitoes found in western Canada

Canadian entomologists have reported the first appearance of Aedes japonicus -- an invasive, disease-carrying mosquito -- in western Canada. Native to Asia, Ae. japonicus has been widely found in the…
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November 2, 2015

Online cognitive behavioral therapy benefits people with depression, anxiety

Internet-delivered cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) combined with clinical care has been shown to benefit people with depression, anxiety and emotional distress from illness, according to an evidence-based review.
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November 2, 2015

Substantial differences in obstetric care for First Nations women in Canada

There are substantial differences in obstetric care provided to First Nations women compared with women in the general population, and these differences may contribute to higher infant mortality in First…
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November 2, 2015

World’s tiniest snail record broken with a myriad of new species from Borneo

The world's record for the smallest land snail is broken once again. A minute shell with an average diameter of 0.7 mm was found in Borneo by a team of…
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November 2, 2015

Apgar score may be tool for predicting whether mother will become critically ill

The Apgar score that evaluates a baby's condition at birth may also be a useful tool for predicting whether a mother is critically ill, new research suggests. The Apgar score…
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November 2, 2015

Chimpanzee language claims lost in translation, researchers conclude

Research published earlier this year claiming chimpanzees can learn each others' language is not supported, a team of scientists concludes after reviewing the study.
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November 2, 2015

This Video of a Pregnant Woman Doing Handstands Will Make Your Jaw Drop – but Is It Safe?

Hold on to your yoga mat because you are about to see some pretty advanced poses, and this isn't from an ordinary yogi - this woman is 39 weeks pregnant.…
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November 2, 2015

27 Easy Ways to Sleep Better Tonight

The average person spends more than one third of his/her life asleep. But don’t be fooled—just because the body is sleeping doesn’t mean it’s slacking off. During sleep, the body…
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November 2, 2015

The Total-Body Mixed Martial Arts Workout Anyone Can Do

Let's not pretend Ronda Rousey didn't change things. Today, the professional fighter is just about everywhere you look. But one year ago, her name might not have rang a bell…
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November 2, 2015

You’ll Feel Like a Badass After Finishing This Treadmill Workout

Given that running is such a solitary sport, it can be quite an endeavor to push past a plateau. It's not at all unusual for months to go by before…
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