Want to Save the Environment? Eat this Water Bottle

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_90b733dece.jpgRodrigo García González (LONDON) -- A new edible water bottle may be an environmentally-friendly solution to the millions of plastic bottles that clog America’s landfills each year. Invented by the same team at London’s Imperial College that came up with Hop! -- the robo-suitcase that follows around its owner -- the Ooho water bottle borrows from the culinary process of spherification to form a gelatinous membrane around a frozen liquid.

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Many Cancer Survivors Also Struggle with Unemployment

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_a977d67f0d.jpgiStock/Thinkstock (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) -- Winning the battle against breast cancer often results in survivors struggling to regain their careers. New research published Sunday in the journal Cancer shows that nearly one-third of breast cancer survivors remain unemployed four years after treatment, with the highest unemployment rates among those who received chemotherapy.

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Young Children Consume Too Much Saturated Fat and Sodium

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_27f04c3785.jpgmoodboard/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- You are what you eat...even when you’re a two-year-old. The results of a new study show that consumption of specific foods such as cheese, whole milk, hot dogs, bacon and cookies by young children is leading to an excessive intake of saturated fat and sodium in their daily diets.

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SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads to New Countries

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_38d00ca463.jpgCreatas Images/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) --  Cases of the MERS Coronavirus have significantly increased in the last few months, and in recent weeks there have been reports of the virus in new countries including Egypt, Malaysia, the Philippines, and Indonesia, leaving officials struggling to figure out why infections have increased. The MERS Coronavirus, which stands for Middle Eastern Respiratory Coronavirus, was first identified in late 2012 and causes acute respiratory illness, shortness of breath and in severe cases kidney failure.

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Statin Users May Treat Pill as Free Pass to Unhealthy Eating

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-04_789979e66a.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- People who take statins to reduce their cholesterol levels may be lulling themselves into a false sense of security in terms of what they can safely eat. According to a study published on the Journal of American Medicine Internal Medicine website, statin users in 2009-2010 took in nearly 10 percent more calories per day than statin users 10 years earlier. The study was led by researchers at the University of California-Los Angeles.

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