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TV REPORTS for March 2010
  

Replacing Eyes, Nose, Ears and Fingers

DALLAS (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Art is mixing with medicine to help people regain the appearance of a normal life.

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Replacing Eyes, Nose, Ears and Fingers

Lymph Node Transplant after Breast Cancer

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. One in eight will be diagnosed with it during their lifetime, and it will claim the lives of more than 40,000 this year alone. But for those who beat the disease, sometimes the battle isn't always over after treatment ends.

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Lymph Node Transplant after Breast Cancer

Fishy Cure for Hearing Loss: Medicine’s Next Big Thing?

NEW YORK (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Thirty million people in the U.S. suffer significant hearing problems. Another 2 million are profoundly deaf. Now, scientists are working with a tiny tropical zebra fish to find some unusual answers that could help people hear again.

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Fishy Cure for Hearing Loss: Medicine’s Next Big Thing?

Smart Doctors Office: Back to the Future

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- This year, the typical American family of four with health insurance will spend almost $3,000 out-of-pocket on healthcare, and costs keep going up. Though you're spending more money on medical expenses, you're probably spending less time with the doctor. As practices get bigger, doctors have less time for each patient. Now, new research on doctor's offices and their efficiency finds that bigger may not mean better.

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Smart Doctors Office: Back to the Future

Workout While You Work

SAN DIEGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Whether it's on our couch, in our car, or in our office, the average American spends more than 12 hours a day sitting. Scientists now say all of that down time could be deadly. Even if you exercise in the morning, sitting at a desk all day could erase your hard work.

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Workout While You Work

Making a Blockbuster

EVANSTON, Ill. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- On March 7th, the who's who of Hollywood will be headed to the Oscars. Ten movies are vying for the top spot. This year's Avatar is a smash hit, raking in more than $2 billion worldwide to become the highest grossing movie of all time. So what makes a Hollywood movie a big hit? Is it the big named celebrities starring in it, the director, or the mind-blowing special effects?

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Making a Blockbuster

Basketball: Bias Refs?

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- With March Madness underway, as you watch the games, you know refs on the basketball court can take a lot of heat from fans, coaches and players, for what may seem like unfair calls. Referees aim to be neutral, but are they?

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Basketball: Bias Refs?

Tracking Travelers At The Airport

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Right now there are some 4,000 planes in the air. Two million people will fly on one today. That's 735 million a year. With all those flights come all those long lines at the airport. Knowing peak wait times could get passengers to the gate sooner. Now, a simple cell phone signal can help travelers get through security faster.

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Tracking Travelers At The Airport

Predicting the Next Quake

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A month after a quake hit Haiti, more aftershocks continue to rattle the country. The 7.0 hit so fast, so violently, there was little anyone could do. Understanding changes in the earth's surface is key. Now a new laser mapping technology is changing the way we see the world.

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Predicting the Next Quake

Car Parts Made Out Of Coconuts?

WACO, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There are 125 million cars are on the road today. That's billions of pounds of steel and glass on our roadways. But now, some parts of your car could be created by fruit.

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Car Parts Made Out Of Coconuts?

Can You Hear Me Now?

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Hang up the phone and listen up! Cell phone usage in the U.S. has increased from 34 million to 203 million in the last decade, but it's a love-hate relationship. A Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) survey ranked cell phones as the one invention people hate the most, but can't live without. It even beat out the alarm clock and TV. One of the biggest complaints: dropped calls. Now, a new super chip may help keep you connected.

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Garden Greener

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- As we wait out the cold of winter, dreaming for the sunny skies of spring, take a break and start planning your garden. I know it may be hard to fathom now, but in many regions of the country, 2010 may not bring any relief from withering drought conditions. In places like California, emergency plans are already in place for an anticipated five-year drought. With so many people looking for ways to conserve, experts say it may be time to rethink your backyard, no matter where you live.

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Garden Greener

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