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The Stop the Bleed initiative wants to teach everyone how to stop bleeding and save lives. (Photo: Halfpoint/Getty Images)

First Aid

Learn How to ‘Stop the Bleed’ & Save a Life Mass shootings such as the one in Las Vegas earlier this fall have highlighted the need for bystanders to learn first aid techniques to stop bleeding. A national initiative called Stop the Bleed is working to provide such training,
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Obesity has increased 15 percent over the last 30 years in children and adults according to the National Center for Health Statistics. (Photo: Fred Froese/iStock)

Weighty Problems

Obesity Numbers Continue to Gain Dr. Ann Rogers could list 100 reasons why new numbers from the National Center for Health Statistics show that rates of obesity have increased by at least 30 percent in both adults and children the past 15 years. As director of Penn State’s
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