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The Record-Journal
LETTERS: A vote for the Silver City; not happy with Hillary; and a flying school tributeI read not too long ago that a global study found the United States had per cap
LETTERS: A vote for the Silver City; not happy with Hillary; and a flying school tribute
The Record-Journal / Posted 2 minutes ago
I read not too long ago that a global study found the United States had per capita the largest number of people on prescribed blood-presure medicine! And that would coincide the most people living under some kind of stressful situation! That study... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Higher nurse numbers boost patients' survival chances in hospitals, studies findPatients are less likely to die in hospitals where there are more nurses, resea
Higher nurse numbers boost patients' survival chances in hospitals, studies find
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 3 minutes ago
Patients are less likely to die in hospitals where there are more nurses, researchers have suggested as they warned managers not to replace them with less qualified staff. Two new studies found that the number of nurses at NHS bedsides in England... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
JPSO: Waggaman teen beaten by father; in grave conditionJefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man and woman after learnin
JPSO: Waggaman teen beaten by father; in grave condition
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 minutes ago
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man and woman after learning that the man severely injured his son by beating him. According to police, officers responded to a medical call on Clifford Court in Waggaman, on Saturday around 12:22... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
JPSO: Waggaman teen beaten by father; in grave conditionJefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man and woman after learnin
JPSO: Waggaman teen beaten by father; in grave condition
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 4 minutes ago
Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a man and woman after learning that the man severely injured his son by beating him. According to police, officers responded to a medical call on Clifford Court in Waggaman, on Saturday around 12:22... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Higher nurse numbers boost patients' survival chances in hospitals, studies findPatients are less likely to die in hospitals where there are more nurses, resea
Higher nurse numbers boost patients' survival chances in hospitals, studies find
Streatham Guardian / Posted 13 minutes ago
Patients are less likely to die in hospitals where there are more nurses, researchers have suggested as they warned managers not to replace them with less qualified staff. Two new studies found that the number of nurses at NHS bedsides in England... Read more
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The Victoria Advocate
Bowling for vision careHelp give the gift of sight while practicing your bowling moves at a bowl-a-tho
Bowling for vision care
The Victoria Advocate / Posted 13 minutes ago
Help give the gift of sight while practicing your bowling moves at a bowl-a-thon on Saturday. All three area Lions Clubs are working together to raise money for the Lions Eye Bank of Texas at Baylor College of Medicine. Check in for the Bowl-a-thon... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Kay Beard, longest-serving Wayne Co. commissioner, diesKathryn "Kay" Beard was a feisty Irishwoman who loved politics, and for 30 year
Kay Beard, longest-serving Wayne Co. commissioner, dies
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 minutes ago
Kathryn "Kay" Beard was a feisty Irishwoman who loved politics, and for 30 years, she was an institution in Wayne County government. Mrs. Beard, who retired in 2008 as Wayne County's longest-serving commissioner, died today at Angela Hospice in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
UN fears 300,000 civilians could be isolated in AleppoAleppo health facilities at breaking point as UN fears 300,000 civilians could
UN fears 300,000 civilians could be isolated in Aleppo
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 minutes ago
Aleppo health facilities at breaking point as UN fears 300,000 civilians could be isolated Children in rebel-held parts of Aleppo, already suffering malnutrition, now face a government siege that could cripple the city and cut off supplies, warns a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Privatising Medicare payments is a distraction from real reform Would the privatisation of the Medicare payments system save money? It's not
Privatising Medicare payments is a distraction from real reform
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 26 minutes ago
Would the privatisation of the Medicare payments system save money? It's not impossible, but we have good reason to be sceptical, writes Warwick Smith. The West Australian newspaper... Read more
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KOMU Columbia
Missouri Supreme Court upholds would-be gunman's convictionJEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction
Missouri Supreme Court upholds would-be gunman's conviction
KOMU Columbia / Posted 29 minutes ago
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Supreme Court has upheld the conviction of a southwest Missouri man who told police he had considered committing a mass shooting at a Wal-Mart or a movie theater. The court ruled Tuesday that Blaec Lammers'... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
New psychiatrist joins team at CDCChild Development Centre psychiatrist Matt Burkey said he was drawn to the Cari
New psychiatrist joins team at CDC
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 30 minutes ago
Child Development Centre psychiatrist Matt Burkey said he was drawn to the Cariboo-Chilcotin because of its diversity. “I’m excited to learn about the history and different First Nations cultures here,” Burkey said Friday as he finished up his first... Read more
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Calgary Sun
As some cities take breather from Syrian refugee resettlement, others offer helpOTTAWA -- As some cities take a breather from resettling government-assisted Sy
As some cities take breather from Syrian refugee resettlement, others offer help
Calgary Sun / Posted 32 minutes ago
OTTAWA -- As some cities take a breather from resettling government-assisted Syrian refugees, others say their doors are open -- if the federal government asks and also offers to pay. While the home communities for refugees with private sponsors is... Read more
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Business Insider
A new drug that could save the US billions of dollars just got one step closer to approvalThe independent panel voted 21-3 in favor of the drug that was developed by Cel
A new drug that could save the US billions of dollars just got one step closer to approval
Business Insider / Posted 34 minutes ago
The independent panel voted 21-3 in favor of the drug that was developed by Celltrion and goes by the name Remsima. The drug is called a "biosimilar," and an easy way to describe them is that they're like a generic version of biologic medications,... Read more
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News.com.au
‘This is what a dog did to my race horse’Trainer Chris Laird with the pacer Young Nick Fraser attacked and brought to th
‘This is what a dog did to my race horse’
News.com.au / Posted 35 minutes ago
Trainer Chris Laird with the pacer Young Nick Fraser attacked and brought to the ground by a dog. Picture: Naomi Jellicoe A PLYMPTON trainer has called for owners to keep their dogs on a leash at Weigall Oval Reserve after one of his horses was... Read more
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Business Wire
Japanese Patent Office Issues Decision to Grant Patent for USMI’s Canady Hybrid Plasma™ TechnologyThe US FDA-registered CHPS is a smart multi-functional electrosurgical handpiec
Japanese Patent Office Issues Decision to Grant Patent for USMI’s Canady Hybrid Plasma™ Technology
Business Wire / Posted 36 minutes ago
The US FDA-registered CHPS is a smart multi-functional electrosurgical handpiece, which delivers a precise beam less than 1.0mm in diameter and a depth of injury as low as 0.1mm. The technology behind the CHPS decreases tissue damage, perioperative... Read more
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Business Wire
CORRECTING and REPLACING President’s Proposed 2017 Budget Poses Threat to Medical InnovationWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sixth paragraph should read: “In addition, BIO is
CORRECTING and REPLACING President’s Proposed 2017 Budget Poses Threat to Medical Innovation
Business Wire / Posted 36 minutes ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sixth paragraph should read: “In addition, BIO is deeply troubled by the proposed decrease in funding for the Project BioShield Special Reserve Fund and the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority's... Read more
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CBS 6 Richmond
Richmond Police Officer starts scholarship for youth planning to study medicineRICHMOND, Va. -- Many aspiring doctors could soon have a bright future thanks t
Richmond Police Officer starts scholarship for youth planning to study medicine
CBS 6 Richmond / Posted 38 minutes ago
RICHMOND, Va. -- Many aspiring doctors could soon have a bright future thanks to the vision of one Richmond Police Officer. The department announced on their Facebook page First Precinct Officer Jason Jones has launched a foundation to start... Read more
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Al.com
Woman robbed of medicine outside Priceville pharmacyAuthorities say a woman was leaving her pharmacy in Priceville Tuesday afternoo
Woman robbed of medicine outside Priceville pharmacy
Al.com / Posted 39 minutes ago
Authorities say a woman was leaving her pharmacy in Priceville Tuesday afternoon when an armed man stole her medicine. Morgan County deputies said they and Priceville police responded to the Pill Box Pharmacy on Alabama 67 shortly after 1 p.m. The... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Girl with ‘backward leg’ back to doing gymnastics after...Alyssa Collins wasn’t always so sure that miracles can happen until a Pittsburg
Girl with ‘backward leg’ back to doing gymnastics after...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 39 minutes ago
Alyssa Collins wasn’t always so sure that miracles can happen until a Pittsburgh doctor discovered a groundbreaking treatment for her rare condition. “The moment you're about to give up is the moment right before a miracle happens,” Collins told... Read more
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WAFF 48 News Huntsville
NASA, MSFC leaders give status updates Todd May, Marshall's brand new Center Director, gave us a "State of Marshall"
NASA, MSFC leaders give status updates
WAFF 48 News Huntsville / Posted 39 minutes ago
Todd May, Marshall's brand new Center Director, gave us a "State of Marshall" update Tuesday. (Source: WAFF) Todd May, Marshall's brand new Center Director, gave us a... Read more
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The Brown and White
Zika confirmed in two Pennsylvania residentsTwo female Pennsylvania residents have the state's first confirmed case of Zika
Zika confirmed in two Pennsylvania residents
The Brown and White / Posted 44 minutes ago
Two female Pennsylvania residents have the state's first confirmed case of Zika virus, state health officials announced Tuesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed the illnesses in the females, who had recently traveled to... Read more
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WDIO Duluth
Federal Funding, Local Collaborative Aim to Reduce Opioid AbuseIn President Barack Obama's 2017 budget announcement today comes a $1 billion p
Federal Funding, Local Collaborative Aim to Reduce Opioid Abuse
WDIO Duluth / Posted 56 minutes ago
In President Barack Obama's 2017 budget announcement today comes a $1 billion plan for addressing the prescription drug and heroin overdose epidemic. Locally, six Duluth area health care services have teamed up to try and educate patients and curb... Read more
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Zero Hedge
As Goldman Risk Explodes, President Says "No One Should Question Viability Of US Banks"To paraphrase Kaiser Sousa: FUCK YOU GS! Oh no. Not Goldman, too! WhateverGS
As Goldman Risk Explodes, President Says "No One Should Question Viability Of US Banks"
Zero Hedge / Posted 56 minutes ago
To paraphrase Kaiser Sousa: FUCK YOU GS! Oh no. Not Goldman, too! WhateverGS says, assume the opposite. They are pathological, criminal liars. Everyone who has been doing their homeworks knows that GS will be the first to go under. If he was not... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Do not despise people with Epilepsy - Dr AdjeiHealth News of Tuesday, 9 February 2016 Dr Patrick Adjei, an Epilogist and lec
Do not despise people with Epilepsy - Dr Adjei
Ghanaweb.com / Posted an hour ago
Health News of Tuesday, 9 February 2016 Dr Patrick Adjei, an Epilogist and lecturer, University of Ghana, School of Medicine and Dentistry, has urged Ghanaians to support and encourage epileptics to live normal lives. He said “Epilepsy once... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Drop in neonatal intensive care nurses 'leading to higher death rates'A drop in the number of nurses caring for poorly babies is leading to higher de
Drop in neonatal intensive care nurses 'leading to higher death rates'
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
A drop in the number of nurses caring for poorly babies is leading to higher death rates, while all patients are more likely to survive with more nurses, research has found. One of the studies also warned against shoring up nurse numbers with... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Things to do in and around GreenwichFor the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Re
Things to do in and around Greenwich
Greenwich Time / Posted an hour ago
For the latest events and activities happening in Greenwich, turn to For the Record. To have your event included, submit a description, date, time, price and contact information. Photos are welcome. Drop us an email about your latest goings-on at... Read more
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Daily Herald
Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan albumNEW YORK -- A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and
Martin Shkreli sued by artist over Wu-Tang Clan album
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK -- A Long Island artist sued ex-pharmaceutical CEO Martin Shkreli and others Tuesday over the use of his art in a Wu-Tang Clan album, saying he never expected portraits he posted on a fan blog two years ago to be used without his... Read more
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The News-Times
Why It Might Be Time to Abandon the OfficeWith the growth of the internet and mobile and its continued integration into o
Why It Might Be Time to Abandon the Office
The News-Times / Posted an hour ago
With the growth of the internet and mobile and its continued integration into our daily lives, society has moved its work channels from the physical to the digital, erasing the lines between work and life in the process. And with it, perhaps we have... Read more
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News 10 NBC Rochester
VA policy doesn't allow vets to be prescribed medical marijuanaViewers continue to reach out to us, frustrated that they can't get access or a
VA policy doesn't allow vets to be prescribed medical marijuana
News 10 NBC Rochester / Posted an hour ago
Viewers continue to reach out to us, frustrated that they can't get access or afford medical marijuana. It became legal in the state last month, but many face struggles getting it including those who served our country. Despite medical marijuana... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Should NY have an 'aid-in-dying' law?By Nick Muscavage, Gannett Albany Bureau ALBANY -- New York lawmakers are deba
Should NY have an 'aid-in-dying' law?
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted an hour ago
By Nick Muscavage, Gannett Albany Bureau ALBANY -- New York lawmakers are debating whether to enact a law that would allow terminally ill patients to end their own life by taking medication prescribed by their doctor. Advocates of the legislation... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Voice of the Mirror: Jeremy Hunt is responsible for NHS troublesThe Health Secretary, incompetent even by the desperate standards of this inept
Voice of the Mirror: Jeremy Hunt is responsible for NHS troubles
Daily Mirror / Posted an hour ago
The Health Secretary, incompetent even by the desperate standards of this inept Conservative rabble, should hang his head in shame after blocking a deal to avert a walkout by doctors. His prevarication in the House of Commons was the squirming of a... Read more
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WTOK-TV Meridian
Information Sought on Missing TeenagerMeridian, Miss. Meridian police say they are still seeking information about mi
Information Sought on Missing Teenager
WTOK-TV Meridian / Posted an hour ago
Meridian, Miss. Meridian police say they are still seeking information about missing teenager, Ryshanique Brown, 17. Brown's family says she suffers from several medical issues and has not had her medicine. Police say Brown was seen recently at... Read more
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WTRF Wheeling
Belmont County Man is Reunited With His Dog After A YearOne year ago in Belmont County, a homeless man had to give up his dog. The man
Belmont County Man is Reunited With His Dog After A Year
WTRF Wheeling / Posted an hour ago
One year ago in Belmont County, a homeless man had to give up his dog. The man had health issues, and the dog couldn't go with him to the nursing home. But now he's back on his feet, and his first stop was the Belmont County Animal Shelter for a... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Heroin use becoming more common among teenagersImage Courtesy: North Adams Police Department WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 16-y
Heroin use becoming more common among teenagers
WWLP Springfield / Posted an hour ago
Image Courtesy: North Adams Police Department WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A 16-year-old Westfield High School student died from a heroin overdose this past weekend, and a 22-year-old man could now face manslaughter charges for her death. 22News spoke... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Celiac disease increases osteoporosis and bone fracture riskCeliac disease increases the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures. The findi
Celiac disease increases osteoporosis and bone fracture risk
Bel Marra Health / Posted an hour ago
Celiac disease increases the risk of osteoporosis and bone fractures. The findings were presented at the EULAR 2011 Annual Congress, where researchers announced that celiac disease patients have a 4.5 times greater risk of developing osteoporosis,... Read more
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NBC 29 Charlottesville
Researchers at UVA Working to Better Understand SalmonellaMedia Release from the University of Virginia Health System:CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va
Researchers at UVA Working to Better Understand Salmonella
NBC 29 Charlottesville / Posted an hour ago
Media Release from the University of Virginia Health System:CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Feb. 9, 2016 – In a surprising new discovery about potentially deadly salmonella, researchers have determined that the foodborne bacteria has a most unexpected way of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Sleep deprivation tied to more false confessions(Reuters Health) - Late-night confessions may not offer the proverbial slam dun
Sleep deprivation tied to more false confessions
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
(Reuters Health) - Late-night confessions may not offer the proverbial slam dunk prosecutors hope for at trial, suggests a new U.S. study. People who are sleep deprived are 4.5 times more likely to sign a false confession than those who got a full... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
FDA panel backs lower-cost version of J&J's top-selling drugWASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have endorsed a lower-cost version of
FDA panel backs lower-cost version of J&J's top-selling drug
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health advisers have endorsed a lower-cost version of Johnson & Johnson's blockbuster drug Remicade, a pricey biotech medicine used to treat a number of inflammatory diseases. The non-binding recommendation could clear the... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Suffering A Concussion Could Triple The Risk Of SuicideAdults who suffer concussions are at a heightened risk of dying by suicide, a s
Suffering A Concussion Could Triple The Risk Of Suicide
The Huffington Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Adults who suffer concussions are at a heightened risk of dying by suicide, a study released Monday by researchers at the University of Toronto has found. The study, published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, examined more than 235,000... Read more
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Belleville Intelligencer
Man fuming after bus bootNew provincial regulation permitting the use of medical marijuana in public pla
Man fuming after bus boot
Belleville Intelligencer / Posted 2 hours ago
New provincial regulation permitting the use of medical marijuana in public places is casting a cloud over city transit rules. Transit officials are now grappling with the conundrum of abiding by superseding Ontario legislation or protecting the... Read more
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redOrbit
Implantable electrode may enable mind-control of bionic limbsFebruary 8, 2016 by Chuck Bednar A new device designed to allow patients suff
Implantable electrode may enable mind-control of bionic limbs
redOrbit / Posted 2 hours ago
February 8, 2016 by Chuck Bednar A new device designed to allow patients suffering from paralysis to regain the ability to move by using their thoughts to power bionic limbs or... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hobart teen wins award for study into green tree frog treatment of Alzheimer's diseaseFrog skin chemical treatment for Alzheimer's disease wins Hobart schoolgirl nat
Hobart teen wins award for study into green tree frog treatment of Alzheimer's disease
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 2 hours ago
Frog skin chemical treatment for Alzheimer's disease wins Hobart schoolgirl national science award Photo: Hobart schoolgirl Hannah Sutton researched the use of chemicals from the skin of tree frogs to treat Alzheimer's disease. (Supplied) A... Read more
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FOX 43 Harrisburg
Health department announces first confirmed cases of Zika virus in PaHARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the first con
Health department announces first confirmed cases of Zika virus in Pa
FOX 43 Harrisburg / Posted 2 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. – The Pennsylvania Department of Health announced the first confirmed cases of Zika virus in two residents who recently traveled to countries affected by the ongoing outbreak of the disease. The Centers for Disease Control and... Read more
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Daily Mail
Rare western lowland gorilla twins born in conservation areaMonkey see monkey TWO! Rare western lowland gorilla twins are born in conservat
Rare western lowland gorilla twins born in conservation area
Daily Mail / Posted 2 hours ago
Monkey see monkey TWO! Rare western lowland gorilla twins are born in conservation area in central Africa The babies have been born to mother Malui and father Makumba First set of twins in Dzanga-Sangha Areas in the Central African Republic They... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Why It Might Be Time to Abandon the OfficeWith the growth of the internet and mobile and its continued integration into o
Why It Might Be Time to Abandon the Office
Entrpreneur / Posted 2 hours ago
With the growth of the internet and mobile and its continued integration into our daily lives, society has moved its work channels from the physical to the digital, erasing the lines between work and life in the process. And with it, perhaps we have... Read more
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Business Wire
President’s Proposed 2017 Budget Poses Threat to Medical InnovationWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) Presid
President’s Proposed 2017 Budget Poses Threat to Medical Innovation
Business Wire / Posted 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) President and CEO Jim Greenwood issued the following statement in response to President Obama’s FY 2017 budget proposal: “Elements of the President’s budget proposal for 2017... Read more
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New York Post
Does Jennifer Aniston have the secret to preventing cancer?Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage Last week, the National Enquirer reported that Je
Does Jennifer Aniston have the secret to preventing cancer?
New York Post / Posted 2 hours ago
Photo: Kevin Mazur/WireImage Last week, the National Enquirer reported that Jennifer Aniston is using a portable infrared sauna installed at home to fend off cancer cells. Proponents of the unregulated treatment believe that, unlike regular saunas,... Read more
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The Lewistown Sentinel
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budgetRemarks as prepared for delivery by Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday, outlining his pro
Text of Gov. Wolf's prepared remarks on 2016-17 budget
The Lewistown Sentinel / Posted 2 hours ago
Remarks as prepared for delivery by Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday, outlining his proposal for Pennsylvania's 2016-17 budget: This will not be an ordinary Governor's budget address. Usually, this speech is an opportunity to lay out an ambitious agenda... Read more
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WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley
2 confirmed cases of Zika virus in Pennsylvania, Dept. of Health reportsThe Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced the first confirmed cases
2 confirmed cases of Zika virus in Pennsylvania, Dept. of Health reports
WGAL 8 Susquehanna Valley / Posted 2 hours ago
The Pennsylvania Department of Health today announced the first confirmed cases of Zika virus in two residents who recently traveled to countries affected by the ongoing outbreak of the disease. The CDC laboratories confirmed the illnesses in two... Read more
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Bel Marra Health
Parkinson’s disease linked to sleep disorders, sleep disturbancesParkinson’s disease has been linked to sleep disorders and sleep disturbances.
Parkinson’s disease linked to sleep disorders, sleep disturbances
Bel Marra Health / Posted 2 hours ago
Parkinson’s disease has been linked to sleep disorders and sleep disturbances. Parkinson’s disease is categorized by the loss of brain cells that control movement. Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease can include tremors, stiffness, slowness of movements,... Read more
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