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'I'm Gonna Tell ... an offbeat tale of survival'

PITTSBURGH, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It was on a train ride with a cousin to attend the funeral of a family member that Lori Cardille began her painful journey on the road to recovering from childhood sexual abuse. During the train ride, when her cousin asked out of the blue if Lori thought his fa...

An Offbeat Suit With Electronic Monitor

Researchers from the University of South Australia have been using garment integrated electronic technology to develop smart garments that, when placed on electronic hangers , enable monitored data to be downloaded in a heartbeat to a computer in your wardrobe, and then be recharged ready for weari...

Newer Blood Tests May Not Improve Heart Risk Assessment

...s in a study with larger numbers -- more than 5,000 participants -- who were followed for a longer time, an average of 12.8 years. They looked at more offbeat biomarkers and used newer statistical methods for evaluating risk. "The long and short of it was that we had the same conclusion -- that these biom...

iUniverse Hosts Canadian Storytellers, Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Advocate for BookExpo America 2009 Book Signings

...s of surprising tales that incorporate characters from popular children's literature and folklore. Each story asks a question and offers a surprising, offbeat answer. A recipient of iUniverse Star, Editor's Choice, and Rising Star designations, Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed has become a popular title among scho...

Biomarkers Predict Heart Deaths

... Studies find they might add to traditional risk factors WEDNESDAY, May 14 (HealthDay News) -- A bundle of four offbeat biomarkers accurately predicted the risk of death from cardiovascular disease in a study of older Swedish men, researchers report. It is just a pre...

To Die For: Rolls-Royce and 'green' Coffins at British Funerals

...itain, where the latest unusual trend in funerals is for "green" burials, kind to the environment . Since 2000, Vic Fearn and Company have been making offbeat caskets which it markets under the title "Crazy Coffins". The firm recently expanded their range to include illustrated ones. "We didn't invent anyt...

HIV/AIDS Awareness Info through Barber Shops, Salons

... A Wilmington-based HIV/AIDS community outreach program in Delaware has thought of an offbeat salon approach to enhance awareness on HIV/AIDS.// Its “Do the Right Thing 4Life” program—supported by AIDS Delaware provides information on HIV/AI...
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