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U.S. drivers take eyes off the road 10 percent of the time

U.S. drivers take eyes off the road 10 percent of the time

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- For 10 percent of the time U.S. drivers are behind the wheel their eyes are off the road due to eating, reaching for the phone or texting, researchers say.

Smoking tobacco, marijuana may double or triple stillbirth risk

BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Pregnant women who smoke tobacco or marijuana, take painkillers or use illegal drugs may double or even triple their risk of stillbirth, U.S. researchers say.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, July 10, 2013.
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Half of U.S. youth exercise enough, most don't eat produce

Half of U.S. youth exercise enough, most don't eat produce

BETHESDA, Md., June 25 (UPI) -- Half of U.S. adolescents are physically active five or more days of the week, and fewer than 1-in-3 eat fruit and vegetables daily, researchers say.
Women's brains hard-wired to respond to a baby's cry

Women's brains hard-wired to respond to a baby's cry

BETHESDA, Md., May 11 (UPI) -- Brain scans show women's brains appear to be hard-wired to respond to the cries of a hungry infant, but men's brains are not, U.S. researchers say.

Pregnancy hypertension, heart issues later

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Women who develop high blood pressure during pregnancy may later face higher risk of heart disease, kidney disease and diabetes, U.S. researchers say.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012.
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The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 10, 2012.
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Smoking, lead linked to pregnancy delay

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 8 (UPI) -- Higher blood levels of cadmium in females, and higher blood levels of lead in males, delayed pregnancy in those trying to have a baby, U.S. researchers said.
Hundreds mourn Shriver at funeral

Hundreds mourn Shriver at funeral

POTOMAC, Md., Jan. 22 (UPI) -- R. Sargent Shriver Jr., the Kennedy brother-in-law who was the first director of the Peace Corps, was honored Saturday at a funeral mass in Maryland.
Special Olympics to honor founder with special day

Special Olympics to honor founder with special day

WASHINGTON, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Less than two months after the death of Eunice Kennedy Shriver, the Special Olympics movement she founded is planning ways to honor her memory.
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Shriver: Kennedy had 'extraordinary' heart

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Maria Shriver, California's first lady and niece of the late U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., says her uncle had an "extraordinary" heart.
Special Olympics' Shriver remembered

Special Olympics' Shriver remembered

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- More than 100 people gathered in Hyannis, Mass., Friday to attend the private funeral of the late Special Olympics founder Eunice Kennedy Shriver.
Wake held for Eunice Kennedy Shriver

Wake held for Eunice Kennedy Shriver

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 13 (UPI) -- Hundreds of people came to a Massachusetts church Thursday to remember Eunice Kennedy Shriver, founder of the Special Olympics, who died Tuesday.
August 11, 2009

August 11, 2009

Eunice Kennedy Shriver, younger sister of President John Kennedy and founder of the Special Olympics, died Tuesday in a Cape Cod, Mass., hospital.
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Obama recalls Shriver work with disabled

Obama recalls Shriver work with disabled

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. President Obama said Eunice Kennedy Shriver, sibling of a president and two senators, would be remembered for her work on behalf of the mentally disabled.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver dead at 88

Eunice Kennedy Shriver dead at 88

HYANIS, Mass., Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Eunice Kennedy Shriver, younger sister of President John Kennedy and founder of the Special Olympics, died Tuesday in a hospital in Massachusetts. She was 88.

Eunice Shriver 'minute-to-minute'

HYANNIS, Mass., Aug. 10 (UPI) -- Family members of Eunice Kennedy Shriver gathered Monday at her bedside in a Massachusetts hospital, where she remained in critical condition.
Eunice Shriver in critical condition

Eunice Shriver in critical condition

BOSTON, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Eunice Kennedy Shriver was in critical but stable condition in a Cape Cod, Mass., hospital, her family said Friday.

Eunice Kennedy Shriver hospitalized

MIAMI, March 26 (UPI) -- Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics founder and a member of one of the most prominent U.S. political families, was hospitalized in Miami.
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