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Mechanic saves woman's life using CPR technique he learned from 'The Office,' report says

An Arizona mechanic saved a stranger’s life using a CPR technique he learned from a popular episode of the TV sitcom “The Office,” according to a report last week. Cross Scott, 21, was test-driving a customer’s car near the Tucson auto shop where he works when he noticed a car on the side of the… Read More »

The Future of the Affordable Care Act: Unscathed by Attacks from the Right, Overtaken on its Left?

By ETIENNE DEFFARGES  Having survived years of attacks from Republicans at the federal level, will the surviving ACA be rendered obsolete by Democrats’ local and state efforts towards universal health care? This could be an ironic twist of fate for Obamacare. Conceived out of the conservative Heritage Foundation’s ideas and an early experiment in Massachusetts… Read More »

Common vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes

Rotavirus is the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young childrenPhanie / Alamy Stock Photo By Chelsea Whyte Rotavirus vaccine may protect children from developing type 1 diabetes. In Australia, the vaccine for rotavirus – the most common cause of severe diarrhoea in young children – was added to routine early-childhood immunisations in 2007.… Read More »