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The world can be a very tricky place to navigate for anyone. It can be even more challenging if a person has a disability of any type, intellectual or physical.? While the disabled may face some limitations, thanks to the major advances in technology, those limitations can now be kept to a minimum. One major downside of advanced technology can […]

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Overview The record for the oldest genome sequence reconstructed by scientists to date has been broken in Canada, where the bone of a horse’s foot, frozen for approximately 560,000 to 780,000 years, has been uncovered and sequenced. This is the oldest genome sequenced by almost an order of magnitude (ten times), according to Eske Willerslev of the University of Copenhagen. […]

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Caring For The Elderly. Why Is Training Important? Whenever we think of elderly and care houses the same clich?d image of a frail old lady in a wheelchair comes to our mind. She wears thick glasses and has an awkward smile, probably an indication of her severe cognitive decline caused by dementia. You can’t help but feel rather depressed after […]

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Light therapy, as the name implies, is a method of treating SAD affected individuals with the help of artificial light. SAD is a kind of depression that is seasonal in nature and affects individuals during fall and winter months of a year. When undergoing light therapy, you are made to sit near a box that gives off bright light similar […]

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CPR Recertification – Did you know that the most significant predictor of survival for an individual who is under sudden cardiac arrest is whether or not cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, is performed? Most people often think that the best course of action in this situation is waiting for the first responders to arrive to help. However, the truth is that […]

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