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Education May Help Insulate The Brain Against Traumatic Injury

A little education goes a long way toward ensuring you'll recover from a serious traumatic brain injury. In fact, people with lots of education are seven times more likely than high school dropouts to have no measurable disability a year later.<p>"It's a very dramatic difference," says Eric Schneider, …

Scientists Monitor Huge Iceberg That Broke Off From Antarctica

Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan -- one of the largest now in existence -- that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean.<p>NASA glaciologist Kelly Brunt said on Wednesday the iceberg covers about 255 square miles (660 square …

William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday: If Shakespeare had Twitter

William Shakespeare was born 450 years ago today. Despite being born long before Twitter, Instagram and the advent of Joey Essex, his most famous …

New York City Flood Risk Has Risen 20-Fold Since Late 1800s, Study Says

The odds that New York City will be flooded by a storm, such as a winter nor'easter or a summer hurricane, is now at least 20 times greater than it …

FDA warns of risks to cortisone injections in the spine

The Food & Drug Administration is warning that injections of corticosteroids into the spine's epidural space -- an extremely common treatment for radiating back or neck pain -- in rare cases may result in loss of vision, stroke, paralysis and death.<p>And that's even in the absence of fungal and other …

Woman jailed for drunken bite attack while pregnant

Fiona Leonard, who was 20 weeks pregnant, left her victim with permanent scars following the vicious attack at Royal Ascot<p>A pregnant insurance clerk who bit a woman on the face during a drunken brawl at Royal Ascot Ladies Day has been jailed for more than two years.<p>Fiona Leonard, 31, left her …

The 5-Minute Warmup That Makes You Run Faster

Do this quick routine before any race so your body is at its peak to perform<p>Before any local road race, you're bound to see hundreds of runners milling around, lightly stretching out their calves, hamstrings, and quads. But traditional "static stretching"—tugging on a muscle with constant tension …

World Bank says growth alone can't end poverty

The World Bank has urged developing-world countries to fund social security programmes to lift the incomes of their poorest people, ending a reliance on growth to end poverty.<p>In a report the bank said that while economic growth remains vital for reducing poverty, it has its limits.<p>"Countries need …