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Users to fine-tune hearing aids themselves

More than 20 per cent of people with hearing aids use their devices for less than one hour a day because of problems they encounter with tuning the settings. But now users can participate in fine-tuning their ...

Jun 22, 2015
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Surf's up. be safe

(HealthDay)—Before heading out to ride some waves, surfers should take important safety precautions into account, says the National Surf Schools & Instructors Association.

Jun 20, 2015
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Thinking about a pool? Think about safety

(HealthDay)—Drowning is the leading cause of death of American children younger than 5, and they're more likely to drown in a backyard pool than any other body of water, an expert says.

Jun 20, 2015
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Summer beach time means water safety

(HealthDay)—The millions of Americans who will flock to beaches this summer need to keep safety in mind as they frolic in the sand and surf, an expert advises.

Jun 20, 2015
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Any added sugar is bad sugar, some experts contend

(HealthDay)—High-fructose corn syrup has long been portrayed as a major villain in the American diet. But a new school of thought contends that plain old table sugar or even all-natural honey can be just ...

Jun 20, 2015
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Seniors don't bounce back fast from car crashes

Many seniors injured in motor vehicle crashes remain in pain for months afterwards, which negatively affects their quality of life, including the ability to live independently. The results of a study of older auto accident ...

Jun 19, 2015
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Toxic liquor kills 41 in India's Mumbai

Forty-one people have died in Mumbai and 12 others are fighting for their lives after drinking toxic home-made liquor, police said Friday, in the latest incident of alcohol poisoning in India.

Jun 19, 2015
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