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'Date-onomics': How to Play the Numbers Game to Find Love


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you’re a single woman looking for a man but you think there are no good ones left, a new book on dating says it’s not just your imagination.Author Jon Birger suggests the problem for women trying to find &ldqu

In-Ear Thermometer May Help Women Overcome Fertility Problem


Creatas/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- An estimated 1.2 million women are trying to get pregnant and struggling. What if technology could help? That’s the question Vanessa Xi, founder of Yono labs, asked after she struggled with fertility issues. Her inven

'Bus Don't Move' Parody Video Shines Spotlight on School Bus Safety


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Children all across the country are going back to school, and one popular mom blogger is taking the time to raise awareness about the serious issue of school bus safety with a humorous parody video that’s going viral.D

Study: Sexism, However Subtle, Is Detrimental to Women at Work


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Hostility and acts of overt sexism at work have negative consequences on women’s occupational well-being. But a new review of past research on almost 75,000 working women finds that “high frequency/low intensity&

Your Body: Are Smoothies Healthy for You?


iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorSmoothies are not only a summer favorite, but a go-to health option for a healthy diet. But are they really that healthy? Smoothies taste great, but it turns out that lots of them

Study: HIV Patients Benefit from Receiving Antiretroviral Treatment Earlier than


sfreestee/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study has found that HIV patients benefit from taking antiretroviral medications regardless of how early the disease is caught, which runs counter to CDC recommended treatments.The study, published in the New

Seattle Children's Hospital Warns 12,000 Patients of Possibly Improperly Sanitiz


ChaNaWiT/iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) -- Seattle Children's Hospital is notifying thousands of patients that certain equipment may not have been properly sanitized.The hospital says it was unclear during what timeframe the cleaning lapse may have occurred,

Wi-Fi Lawsuit Claims Electromagnetic Radiation Exposure Caused Syndrome


KreangchaiRungfamai/iStock/Thinkstock(SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass.) -- A lawsuit filed by a Massachusetts couple claiming that a school's Wi-Fi network is harming their son is drawing attention to a condition that is so controversial that many in the medical commu

Hospice Therapy Dog Comforts Dying Patient in Heartwarming Video


Tracy Calhoun(ALBANY, Ore.) — Emotional video of a golden retriever comforting a patient just 24 hours before her dying day is warming hearts everywhere."I'm still not quite sure how it spread like wildfire, but I understand that it's so touching to

Accused Bank Robber Says He Stole for Daughter's Chemotherapy Treatments


iStock/Thinkstock(SOUTH LYON, Mich.) — A Michigan man accused of robbing a credit union told police he needed the money to help pay for his daughter's chemotherapy treatments, authorities said.Brian Randolph, 23, is accused of robbing the Vibe Credi

15-Year-Old's 'ReThink' App Aims to Prevent Cyberbullying


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For teen tech whiz, Trisha Prabhu, being a high school science nerd is actually kind of cool.She’s traveled the world sharing her ideas and was even a headliner at TEDxTeen talk about the problem of cyber bullying. But

Back to School Lunch Tips from Celebrity Chef Alex Guarnaschelli


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The new school year means a new chance to fill your kids’ lunch boxes with healthy and delicious foods that they will want to eat.The even better news, according to celebrity chef Alex Guarnaschelli, is that making you

Your Body: Make Time for Meditation at Work


iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Medical ContributorDo you need a moment to wind down but can hardly find the time? Try meditating at work.  Research has shown that meditation can help lower blood pressure, reduce levels of st

CDC: 11 Reported Cases of Plague in US Since April


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has received reports of at least 11 cases of human plague in six different states since April 1.The CDC says that the annual average number of confirmed plague cases is jus

Study Could Offer Hope for Post-Exposure Prevention of Ebola


shironosov/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- A new study hints that experimental drugs used to protect healthcare workers from Ebola may offer hope for future related treatments.Researchers at the Royal Free London Hospital followed eight healthcare workers

The Secrets to Handling 'Mommy Guilt'


iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Countless moms confess in online message boards and blogs to feeling a nagging sense of inadequacy when it comes to balancing work and motherhood. They call it, "mommy guilt."“I do feel that guilt, especially when

Sharing Child Care Duties Beneficial For Couples, Research Suggests


Mark Bowden/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- For couples, it pays to share child care duties equally.According to a study conducted by researchers at Georgia State University and presented at a meeting of the American Sociological Association surveyed, pare
 
The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics August 24th-28th 2015
Monday August 24th A Preview of The Altoona Symphony Orchestra's 2015-2016 Season with Maestra Teresa Cheung and Executive Director Pamela Snyder Etters Tuesday August 25th David Ickes Wednesday August 26th including Reporter...
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Dial N Deal - August 21st 2015
Schwinn Airdyne Exerecise Bike - $265 Bissell Carpet and Upholstery Cleaner Powerlifter/Dirtlifter, like new - SOLD! will deliver in Altoona area if you cannot haul John, Altoona 944-7429 Crate Acoustic Combo Guitar Amp Model 125D,...
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The 11th Hour - Guests & Topics August 17th-21st 2015
Monday August 17th James B. Huntington, PH.D Choosing a Lasting Career The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age Work's New Age Blog Tuesday August 18th David Ickes Wednesday August 19th The American Rescue...
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