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Seniors who fall down are more often in car crashes: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Thursday, March 24, 2016, 12:27 PM Ip, Michael AAA spokesman Robert Sinclair said 400,000 accidents each year involve drivers over 60. Seniors with a history of falling at home are 40% more likely to be involved ...

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Feeding kids less in ICU helps them recover faster: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Updated: Wednesday, March 16, 2016, 10:26 AM praisaeng/Getty Images/iStockphoto Sick children should be practically starved early in intensive care unit stays to help them recover faster, says a new study that tosses aside centuries of common ...

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Well: Hey Siri, Can I Rely on You in a Crisis? Not Always, a Study Finds

Photo Credit Getty Images Smartphone virtual assistants, like Apple’s Siri and Microsoft’s Cortana, are great for finding the nearest gas station or checking the weather. But if someone is in distress, virtual assistants often fall seriously short, a new study ...

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Being fat makes you forgetful: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, February 26, 2016, 11:41 AM New York Daily News Composite/iStockPhoto That spare tire around your waist may also be weighing down your memory. Experts believe that added fat changes the structure and function of the ...

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Male Sellers on eBay Have an Edge Over Women, Study Finds

Photo Melanie Fodera, 21, a senior at Albion College in Michigan, has been selling on eBay for about seven years. Credit Laura McDermott for The New York Times Successful sellers on eBay know certain things matter: item description, appealing photos, ...

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Study slams BMI scale that labels Super Bowl players obese

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Friday, February 5, 2016, 12:07 PM Doug Pensinger/Getty Images The Denver Broncos all break the BMI scale. The BMI scale is B.S. Roughly 54 million Americans — including the entire roster of the AFC Champion Denver ...

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New Technologies Give Government Ample Means to Track Suspects, Study Finds

Photo The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, and other Justice Department officials have said moves by technology firms to encrypt data have choked off critical ways to monitor suspects. Credit Kevin hagen for The New York Times WASHINGTON — For ...

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Social media use can cause sleep disturbance: study shows

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, January 26, 2016, 5:36 PM getty/iStock All those hours you spend on social media are cutting into your sleep. Extreme social media use can cause sleep disturbance at night, according to a new study from ...

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City’s Delayed Traffic Study to Guide Regulation of Uber Vehicles

Photo City Council members, taxi drivers, union workers in a rally against the ride-hailing service Uber outside City Hall in July. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times After coming under attack last summer from the ride-hailing app Uber, the de ...

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Eat less sugar to get rid of your sweet tooth: study

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, January 12, 2016, 8:20 AM ffolas/Getty Images/iStockphoto Cut sugar to stop craving it. A small study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition asked participants who drank at least two sugar-sweetened beverages a day ...

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