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Germ Tracker App Reveals NY’s Flu Hot Spots

Germ Tracker App Reveals NY's Flu Hot Spots

The Germ Tracker Web app shows where NY is hit hardest with flu—and where to avoid going if you want to stay well. According to the New York Post, the app maps out parts of the city hardest hit with flu by pinpointing key words such as “headache” and “sick” on Twitter. The Post reports that Hell’s [Full Story…]

Violent Video Game Play May Improve Brain Function

Violent Video Game Play May Improve Brain Function

Playing violent video games may improve vision, attention and cognition according to research presented recently at a New York University conference on games as a learning tool. Researcher Daphne Bavelier of the University of Rochester said that people who play fast-paced video games like Electronic [Full Story…]