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One Touch 911 Dialer Calls Help For You

Have you fallen and can’t get up? Calling for help can now be as easy as pressing a button.

Study Finds Swearing May Lessen Pain

Have you ever stubbed your toe or bumped your head and immediately yelled out a swear word? Researchers now say that pain can be more tolerable if you simply utter a curse word of your choice.

New Scale Makes Your Weight Public Knowledge

A new product called the BodyTrace eScale is designed to keep track of your weight loss efforts – by posting the results online for all to see.

High Fat Diet May Lead To Pancreatic Cancer

A new study now shows that a diet high in fat from red meats and dairy may be linked to pancreatic cancer.

Is It A Boy Or A Girl? At-Home Test Predicts Gender

Instead of waiting the traditional 16 to 20 weeks for a sonogram, a new test claims to let a woman know whether she is carrying a boy or a girl as early as 10 weeks after conception.

Can’t Explain The Pain? It May Be Cell Phone Elbow

These days talking on a cell phone is pretty common. Take a look around and you will most likely find at least five people with their cell phone practically glued to their ear. But can constantly talking on your cell phone have its disadvantages? Researchers are now saying that some people may be suffering from cell phone elbow.

Doctor Uses Sony Playstation To Heal Burn Trauma

Israeli plastic surgeon and burns specialist Dr. Joseph Haik has begun prescribing the Sony Playstation EyeToy as a treatment for burn trauma victims.

UniBrush – The Only All-In-One Toothbrush

Isn’t it great when someone creates a product to make our lives easier? Researchers at Apol, Inc. have designed the UniBrush, which is a toothbrush that holds toothpaste inside the handle.

AccuVein AV300 Makes Drawing Blood Easier

Being at the doctor’s office sucks. It especially makes the visit bad when you are told you need your blood drawn. However, even worse than that is when the person drawing your blood can’t seem to find your vein, thereby having to stick you with a needle a couple of times.

Pocket-Size Breath Test Tells If You Have Stinky Breath

Tired of wondering how bad your breath really smells sometimes? Researchers have developed a tiny breath test that can detect bad-breath bacteria in your mouth.

November 2008