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Mussels Might Help Prevent Arthritis — But Not By Eating Them

POHANG, South Korea — Studies have shown that maintaining strong muscles into old age could be the key to a longer life. Now, scientists are showing that in the sea could help keep our joints healthy enough for lifting weights well into old age. Running out to your favorite seafood restaurant and ordering the tasty shellfish won’t do the trick, ...

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New App Can Diagnose Ear Infections In Children With 93% Accuracy

PITTSBURGH — Do you think your child has an ear infection? Parents will soon be able to turn to their smartphone to get a diagnosis. Physician-scientists from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and the University of Pittsburgh have unveiled a novel cellphone application designed to accurately diagnose ear infections, formally known as acute otitis media (AOM), in young children. This ...

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