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Using Text Messages To Treat Asthma
2013-05-01 08:44:48

Pediatric asthma patients who received a daily text message asking about their symptoms or providing information about the ailment demonstrated improved pulmonary function and a better understanding of their condition within four months, say researchers.

Studying Autism With New Tech Tools
2012-09-26 07:19:54

Scientists from Georgia Tech recently revealed that they have been able to develop new tech tools that can track the relevant behaviors of children, which can be utilized in research on behavioral disorders like autism.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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