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Solitair Device Aims to Takes Guesswork out of Sun Safety

Solitair Device Aims to Takes Guesswork out of Sun Safety

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 31, 2015) — The Solitair device aims to take the confusion out of how much sunlight we should expose our skin to. Small enough to be worn as a tie or hair clip, it monitors the user's sun exposure by taking into account their skin pigment, location and schedule. Matthew Stock reports. Video provided by Reuters
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Brave Man Share His Massive Weight Loss Story to Inspire Others

Brave Man Share His Massive Weight Loss Story to Inspire Others

RightThisMinute (Mar. 27, 2015) — Brian Flemming has lost nearly 400-pounds and his transformation is unbelievable! He doesn't even look like the same man. But losing that much weight has left him with over 30-pounds of excess skin. So Brian built up the courage to share his story to inspire others and ask for YOUR help, which you can by donating to Brian's GoFundMe. Video provided by RightThisMinute
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Nail Biting Could Be A Sign Of Perfectionism

Nail Biting Could Be A Sign Of Perfectionism

Newsy (Mar. 17, 2015) — Researchers discovered that nail biting might not be just a nervous tick but a behavior perfectionists exhibit when they're bored. Video provided by Newsy
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A Mother’s Quest to Cure Her Son

A Mother’s Quest to Cure Her Son

Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 17, 2015) — Researchers have discovered a link between circadian rhythms and Angelman syndrome, a genetic disorder which inhibits brain development leaving its victims unable to speak while suffering from seizures and sleep problems. The link between the biological clock and Angelman's could prove to be a powerful tool in the search for treatments and a possible cure for the disease. Its discovery was made in part by a mother who has sacrificed everything in order to try and help her son. Ben Gruber has more. Video provided by Reuters
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