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The Seattle Times
The Cinco do Mayo connection to the U.S. Civil WarWASHINGTON — Now comes the time of year for stressed office workers and the col
The Cinco do Mayo connection to the U.S. Civil War
The Seattle Times / Posted 31 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — Now comes the time of year for stressed office workers and the college-age party crowd to cut loose, don culturally stereotypical outfits, turn up the appropriate folk music, and drink. No, not St. Patrick’s Day. The other one: Cinco de... Read more
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metro
British universities slip in world rankings despite being most expensive on the planetCambridge was the top ranked British university (Picture: Getty) British unive
British universities slip in world rankings despite being most expensive on the planet
metro / Posted an hour ago
Cambridge was the top ranked British university (Picture: Getty) British universities might now charge the highest tuition fees on the planet, but that hasn’t stopped them slipping down the world rankings.Fatal shooting in Texas ‘was over a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Top 100 world universities by reputation - the list in fullPhil Baty, Times Higher Education rankings editor, warned that the UK had "lost
Top 100 world universities by reputation - the list in full
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 hours ago
Phil Baty, Times Higher Education rankings editor, warned that the UK had "lost ground". "[The UK] claims 10 universities in the top 100, down from 12 last year, and seven of these are ranked in lower positions," he said. "Even the country’s most... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Staying in the game after concussion tied to longer recoveryresonate more with young athletes than the risks of brain injury to their own h
Staying in the game after concussion tied to longer recovery
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 hours ago
resonate more with young athletes than the risks of brain injury to their own health, said Dr. Christopher C. Giza of the University of California Los Angeles Brain Injury Research Center, who was not part of the new study. “For most young... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Real risk of rebound syndrome following fingolimod cessation for MSRebound syndrome following cessation of fingolimod for multiple sclerosis (MS)
Real risk of rebound syndrome following fingolimod cessation for MS
News-Medical-Net / Posted 9 hours ago
Rebound syndrome following cessation of fingolimod for multiple sclerosis (MS) occurs at a clinically relevant rate, shows research, prompting the need for further study on how best to sequence and discontinue such drugs. Stacy Ellen Hatcher and... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
One in six domestic work employers fails to pay minimum wage in Californialaws and raise wages. In the first study of its kind on an industry that typic
One in six domestic work employers fails to pay minimum wage in California
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 9 hours ago
laws and raise wages. In the first study of its kind on an industry that typically avoids scrutiny, researchers with the University of California Los Angeles Labor Center found that out of two million domestic employers in the state – those who... Read more
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Market Watch
The next housing crisis is pendingBack when the 2005-2007 housing bubble was brewing, photos of impossibly small
The next housing crisis is pending
Market Watch / Posted 13 hours ago
Back when the 2005-2007 housing bubble was brewing, photos of impossibly small houses selling for insanely high prices famously made the rounds. It was one of those signals that you look back on and say, “Hmmm ... that was a clear indictor of... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obeseEven for people who are a healthy weight or only somewhat overweight, cutting c
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 16 hours ago
Even for people who are a healthy weight or only somewhat overweight, cutting calories for two years may lead to weight loss as well as improved mood and sexual drive, according to a new study. “We know that persons with obesity who lose weight... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Boca Raton co-valedictorian will head west to research the...High School. “As an adult, I’d like to ensure that citizens who are unable to
Boca Raton co-valedictorian will head west to research the...
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 18 hours ago
High School. “As an adult, I’d like to ensure that citizens who are unable to accommodate living a normal life as a result of suffering from a nervous disorder can get the much-needed help they deserve from my clinically-approved research,” said... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – Councilmember Brien Resigns, Effective Noon Tuesdayreached agreement that an appointment would best fill the vacancy. An election
Beverly Hills News – Councilmember Brien Resigns, Effective Noon Tuesday
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 22 hours ago
reached agreement that an appointment would best fill the vacancy. An election could not take place until November because of state laws. Thus, an appointment would be a more efficient way to swiftly fill the vacancy. Brien left to take a position... Read more
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KERA North Texas
How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisisa Starbucks near Santa Monica beach, and David Rodriguez Ordunez is checking Fa
How Starbucks Got Tangled Up In LA's Homelessness Crisis
KERA North Texas / Posted yesterday
a Starbucks near Santa Monica beach, and David Rodriguez Ordunez is checking Facebook while charging his phone. He's one of 44,000 people living on the streets in and around Los Angeles — and he's one of three homeless people at the coffee shop... Read more
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FOX News
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese"We know that persons with obesity who lose weight experience improvements in q
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese
FOX News / Posted yesterday
"We know that persons with obesity who lose weight experience improvements in quality of life, but it was not clear if similar benefits would occur in normal weight and mildly overweight people," said lead author Corby K. Martin of the Pennington... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese– Even for people who are a healthy weight or only somewhat overweight, cutting
Calorie restriction may have some benefit for non-obese
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
– Even for people who are a healthy weight or only somewhat overweight, cutting calories for two years may lead to weight loss as well as improved mood and sexual drive, according to a new study. “We know that persons with obesity who lose weight... Read more
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The Tyee
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing InsightOne of five former Air Force plane hangars on Jericho Beach, since demolished,
That Time Vancouver Led the World in Housing Insight
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
One of five former Air Force plane hangars on Jericho Beach, since demolished, which hosted delegates at the 1976 Habitat Forum. Photo courtesy of Lindsay Brown, habitat76.ca. Penny Gurstein remembers the bustling energy that electrified a... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schoolsone reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer sci
Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted yesterday
one reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer science instruction in schools. A total of 34 districts will send 167 elementary school and 68 high school teachers for training this summer, in the first phase of a... Read more
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Mississippi Business Journal
Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schoolsone reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer sci
Mississippi seeks more computer science teaching in schools
Mississippi Business Journal / Posted yesterday
one reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer science instruction in schools. A total of 34 districts will send 167 elementary school and 68 high school teachers for training this summer, in the first phase of a... Read more
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Psych Central
Stress, Depression May Help HPV Lingerrole in whether the human papillomavirus (HPV) will clear up or remain persiste
Stress, Depression May Help HPV Linger
Psych Central / Posted yesterday
role in whether the human papillomavirus (HPV) will clear up or remain persistent. Although a woman’s immune system often clears up the virus on its own, HPV that lingers in the body may eventually lead to cervical cancer. For the study,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Embryonic stem cell therapy for incurable Stargardt eye diseaseBy Dr Ananya Mandal, MD British surgeons are to take part in the first trial i
Embryonic stem cell therapy for incurable Stargardt eye disease
News-Medical-Net / Posted yesterday
By Dr Ananya Mandal, MD British surgeons are to take part in the first trial in patients of a human embryonic stem cell therapy to gain approval from regulators in Europe. Surgeons at Moorfields Eye Hospital in London will inject cells into the... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Miss. seeks more computer science trainingone reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer sci
Miss. seeks more computer science training
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted yesterday
one reason Breland is excited about a new state effort to increase computer science instruction in schools. A total of 34 districts will send 167 elementary school and 68 high school teachers for training this summer, in the first phase of a... Read more
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Quartz
Taking a “gap year” before college is a British tradition that’s becoming a big trend in the USUS class of 2015 took a year off before entering college, a recent study by the
Taking a “gap year” before college is a British tradition that’s becoming a big trend in the US
Quartz / Posted yesterday
US class of 2015 took a year off before entering college, a recent study by the Higher Education Research Institute at the University of California Los Angeles found. Today, many US universities not only allow admitted students to take a year off... Read more
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New America Media
Latino Elders Increasingly Alone and Isolated in Chicagoa good old age is nothing less than making an honest pact with loneliness.” --G
Latino Elders Increasingly Alone and Isolated in Chicago
New America Media / Posted 2 days ago
a good old age is nothing less than making an honest pact with loneliness.” --Gabriel García Márquez CHICAGO--Millions of adults in the United States ages 65 or older live alone. Although that is positive for many, experts at the Gerontological... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Beverly Hills News – City Council to Study Options to Replace Councilmember Willie BrienPosted: Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 11:48 AM Though he has not yet submitted a lette
Beverly Hills News – City Council to Study Options to Replace Councilmember Willie Brien
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 3 days ago
Posted: Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 11:48 AM Though he has not yet submitted a letter of resignation, the Beverly Hills City Council will explore options for filling the seat of departing Councilmember Willie Brien at Tuesday’s City Council Study... Read more
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Everett Herald
Muslim world divided on Quran's influenceand violence, a new study shows that the Muslim world is sharply divided over t
Muslim world divided on Quran's influence
Everett Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and violence, a new study shows that the Muslim world is sharply divided over the fundamental relationship between the laws of government and the religious teachings of the Quran.In places such as Pakistan, Jordan and the Palestinian territories,... Read more
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CTV News
Sweet treats for a healthier dietDespite what many people think, a sweet tooth can be compatible with a healthy
Sweet treats for a healthier diet
CTV News / Posted 4 days ago
Despite what many people think, a sweet tooth can be compatible with a healthy diet and weight loss. Stay sugar savvy by avoiding the classic snacktime traps and steering clear of hidden low-quality sugars. Choose fruit with a low glycemic index and... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Lack of ready financial resources in family affects overall health of childrenincome and childhood health has been well-established, with lower income linked
Lack of ready financial resources in family affects overall health of children
News-Medical-Net / Posted 4 days ago
income and childhood health has been well-established, with lower income linked to poorer health and a greater likelihood of more chronic conditions. Now a new study by UCLA researchers shows that the size of the paycheck is not all that matters... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Digital dementia alarming – expertMANILA, Philippines – The increasing number of young people who are addicted to
Digital dementia alarming – expert
Pilipino Star / Posted 4 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The increasing number of young people who are addicted to their electronic devices – and the digital dementia they develop as a consequence – should be a cause for alarm, a neuroscientist said earlier this week. “I think that’s... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Stress, depression linked to HPV persistenceLos Angeles: Stress and depression in women with human papillomavirus (HPV) inf
Stress, depression linked to HPV persistence
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Los Angeles: Stress and depression in women with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection may cause the virus to linger for longer and eventually lead to cervical cancer, a new study has found. Researchers examined a group of 333 women they began... Read more
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iol.co.za
The business of naming babiesNew York - Children's names will follow them for the rest of their lives, and t
The business of naming babies
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
New York - Children's names will follow them for the rest of their lives, and that's stressful enough to send some parents into the arms of professionals. “Polly is not a heavyweight name,” Albert Mehrabian, professor emeritus of psychology at the... Read more
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AceShowbiz
Ariel Winter Accepted Into UCLA for CollegeCongratulation! Ariel Winter is going to college. The "Modern Family" actress a
Ariel Winter Accepted Into UCLA for College
AceShowbiz / Posted 5 days ago
Congratulation! Ariel Winter is going to college. The "Modern Family" actress applied to UCLA (University of California, Los Angeles) and she got accepted. "It's an AMAZING DAY! I'm going to UCLA- thank you to everyone who has been there for me on... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Night shift work may be tough on a woman's heartReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night s
Night shift work may be tough on a woman's heart
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 5 days ago
ReinbergHealthDay Reporter (HealthDay News) -- Women who work rotating night shifts may face a slightly increased risk of heart disease, a new study suggests. "We saw a modest increased risk of heart disease associated with longer duration of... Read more
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Reuters
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' conventionnight rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., April 27, 2016, Senator Bernie San
Commentary: 1,237 or no 1,237, there will be no 'brokered' convention
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
night rally in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., April 27, 2016, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at a campaign event at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, April 27, 2016. Poster for 'The Best Man' (1964). Wikipedia Are the Democratic and... Read more
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NBC News
Insurance Company Now Offers Cyberbullying CoverageInsurance giant Chubb recently began offering optional cyber bullying coverage
Insurance Company Now Offers Cyberbullying Coverage
NBC News / Posted 5 days ago
Insurance giant Chubb recently began offering optional cyber bullying coverage for its homeowners insurance clients. Anyone who has had embarrassing photos posted on social media or been deluged with angry messages can attest to the high emotional... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Why you sleep better in your own bedthe brain continues to analyze threats even as we sleep, Jerome Siegel, directo
Why you sleep better in your own bed
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
the brain continues to analyze threats even as we sleep, Jerome Siegel, director of the Center for Sleep Research at the University of California Los Angeles, told Smithsonian. “If something unusual happens — if a door opens or you hear a key in... Read more
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Business Wire
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators ShowcaseLOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Projects developing sustainable buildings and wat
Projects From LA Trade Tech, UC Riverside, UC Irvine Capture Top Honors at ECO Innovators Showcase
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Projects developing sustainable buildings and water supplies created by students from Los Angeles Trade Technical College, University of California, Riverside and University of California, Irvine claimed the top awards... Read more
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Orange County Register
Court: Sex offender can't apply for releaseSANTA ANA – An appeal court has ruled that a former track coach at a private Co
Court: Sex offender can't apply for release
Orange County Register / Posted 5 days ago
SANTA ANA – An appeal court has ruled that a former track coach at a private Corona del Mar school, convicted of sex crimes involving 19 children in a high-profile case two decades ago, cannot yet apply for a hearing to be released. The 4th District... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Chula Vista Shot Putter: World's Most Explosive Athlete?There’s no way to know for sure, but Joe Kovacs could be the world’s most explo
Chula Vista Shot Putter: World's Most Explosive Athlete?
NBC San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
There’s no way to know for sure, but Joe Kovacs could be the world’s most explosive athlete. It’s a vague title with subjective criteria, and certainly not one he’d ever give himself, but all things considered, the Chula Vista shot putter has my... Read more
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Reality TV World
'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter to attend UCLAis headed to the University of California Los Angeles. ADVERTISEMENT The 18-ye
'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter to attend UCLA
Reality TV World / Posted 6 days ago
is headed to the University of California Los Angeles. ADVERTISEMENT The 18-year-old actress and "Modern Family" star revealed she accepted the college's offer of admission by posting a screenshot of her admission contract Wednesday on... Read more
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My EastText
Retail giant Target is not the only corporation standing for inclusivitygiant Target has come under fire for public stating that they stand for inclusi
Retail giant Target is not the only corporation standing for inclusivity
My EastText / Posted 6 days ago
giant Target has come under fire for public stating that they stand for inclusivity. On April 19, the Target corporate office released a statement in support of the Federal Quality Act and allowing members of the transgender community... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Multidisciplinary experts assess effects of osteoporosis drugs on fracture healingIn people with osteoporosis, one fracture often leads to more fractures, and po
Multidisciplinary experts assess effects of osteoporosis drugs on fracture healing
News-Medical-Net / Posted 6 days ago
In people with osteoporosis, one fracture often leads to more fractures, and potentially a future of pain, disability, and poor quality of life. While studies have shown that such high-risk patients benefit from appropriate medication to reduce... Read more
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Great Bend Tribune
Why you sleep better in your own bedthe brain continues to analyze threats even as we sleep, Jerome Siegel, directo
Why you sleep better in your own bed
Great Bend Tribune / Posted 6 days ago
the brain continues to analyze threats even as we sleep, Jerome Siegel, director of the Center for Sleep Research at the University of California Los Angeles, told Smithsonian. “If something unusual happens — if a door opens or you hear a key in... Read more
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ABC News
'Modern Family' Actress Is About to Become a 'Bruin'middle sister on ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family," shared a photo on Instagram
'Modern Family' Actress Is About to Become a 'Bruin'
ABC News / Posted 6 days ago
middle sister on ABC's hit comedy "Modern Family," shared a photo on Instagram showing that she's decided to attend the University of California, Los Angeles. "It's an AMAZING DAY! I'm going to UCLA - thank you to everyone who has been there... Read more
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FOX News
Antioxidant found in wine may help fight acne-causing bacteria, researchers sayWine drinkers, rejoice! Researchers at the University of California, Los Angele
Antioxidant found in wine may help fight acne-causing bacteria, researchers say
FOX News / Posted 6 days ago
Wine drinkers, rejoice! Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that an antioxidant derived from grapes -- and also found in wine -- inhibits the growth of acne-causing bacteria. The study, published in the journal... Read more
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Reuters
Cyber bullying delivers a punch to consumer walletsElectronic cables are silhouetted next to the logo of Twitter in this September
Cyber bullying delivers a punch to consumer wallets
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
Electronic cables are silhouetted next to the logo of Twitter in this September 23, 2014 illustration photo in Sarajevo. NEW YORK Anyone who has had embarrassing photos posted on social media or been deluged with angry messages can attest to the... Read more
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Newsmax
Kids' Cancer Risk Tied to Moms' BirthplaceFor example, some brain and kidney cancers occurred less often in children whos
Kids' Cancer Risk Tied to Moms' Birthplace
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
For example, some brain and kidney cancers occurred less often in children whose Hispanic mothers were born outside the U.S. than in youngsters whose Hispanic or white mothers were born in the U.S., researchers found. However, the Hispanic children... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Certain cancers seem less likely for kids of Hispanic moms born outside U.S.(HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United
Certain cancers seem less likely for kids of Hispanic moms born outside U.S.
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
(HealthDay News) -- Children of Hispanic mothers who weren't born in the United States may be at lower risk for some types of childhood cancers, a new study suggests. "Incorporating the immigrant experience into studies of childhood cancer may help... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Focus on healthy foods, not avoiding 'bad' ones, for heart healthfoods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests
Focus on healthy foods, not avoiding 'bad' ones, for heart health
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 8 days ago
foods, may be the key to avoiding heart attack and stroke, a new study suggests. Researchers analyzed the eating habits of thousands of older adults worldwide with heart disease and found results that might surprise you. "Eating a healthy diet... Read more
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FOX News
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was bornThe risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on where a child's moth
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
The risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on where a child's mother was born, a new study suggests. For example, some brain and kidney cancers occurred less often in children whose Hispanic mothers were born outside the U.S. than in... Read more
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FOX News
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was bornThe risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on where a child's moth
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born
FOX News / Posted 8 days ago
The risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on where a child's mother was born, a new study suggests. For example, some brain and kidney cancers occurred less often in children whose Hispanic mothers were born outside the U.S. than in... Read more
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Crain's New York Business
With $100 million gift, David Geffen gets a wing at MoMAArts Lincoln Center chair Katherine Farley, David Geffen and Jed Bernstein, for
With $100 million gift, David Geffen gets a wing at MoMA
Crain's New York Business / Posted 8 days ago
Arts Lincoln Center chair Katherine Farley, David Geffen and Jed Bernstein, former Lincoln Center president, in front of newly renamed David Geffen Hall Billionaire entertainment mogul David Geffen donated $100 million to the Museum of Modern... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born(Reuters Health) - The risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on w
Kids' cancer risk might be tied to where mom was born
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
(Reuters Health) - The risk of some childhood cancers might vary depending on where a child’s mother was born, a new study suggests. For example, some brain and kidney cancers occurred less often in children whose Hispanic mothers were born outside... Read more
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