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Winter-Proof Your Skin

Winter-Proof Your Skin

Buzz60 (Oct. 16, 2014) Want to fight dry skin and chapped lips? Ko Im (@konakafe) shares a few tips on how to protect your face and body for the cooler season. Video provided by Buzz60
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Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Fall Detector for the Elderly Speeds Up Emergency Alerts

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Oct. 16, 2014) A wearable device that sets off an alert when it detects a fall has been developed to give elderly people reassurance that emergency services will be contacted instantaneously if they suffer an accident. Called FATE, or FAll DeTector for the Elderly, the device uses technology similar to airbags in cars which are triggered when sudden acceleration is detected. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Obama: Ebola Point Person "may Be Appropriate"

Obama: Ebola Point Person "may Be Appropriate"

AP (Oct. 16, 2014) Under pressure to select an Ebola "czar" to lead the U.S. response against the disease, President Barack Obama conceded Thursday it "may be appropriate for me to appoint an additional person" to head the administration effort. (Oct. 16) Video provided by AP
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Study Casts Doubt On Slow-But-Steady Diet Advice

Study Casts Doubt On Slow-But-Steady Diet Advice

Newsy (Oct. 16, 2014) A new study published Thursday suggests the "slow but steady" weight loss plan is no more effective than a crash diet. Video provided by Newsy
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