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Earthquakes shake Gulf of California
A pair of strong earthquakes rocked Mexico's Gulf of California only minutes apart early Thursday, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
How can a profession whose raison d'être is caring attract so much criticism for its perceived callousness? Does nursing need to be managed differently? Or is the answer to develop a new culture of compassion?
Hey Green Thumbs: Grow Your Own FurnitureEPA Radiation News
Artist's 'Chair Farm kit' lets Mother Nature take care of the work. All you need is just a little patience.
How Big Companies are Making You Unwitting Accomplices in the Toxic Water Cycle
Posted By Dr. Mercola | April 12 2012 Story at-a-glance Nonylphenol ethoxylate (NPE) is a toxic surfactant used...
Syrian ceasefire begins - live updatesHayride
• Attacks reported on both sides• Cameron's call to "tighten noose" around regime• White House "deeply concerned" about BahrainRead the latest...
When the thought of yourself nags you: How failure to attain cultural standards brings suicide on the fringe of consciousness
Facebook unveils school-specific groups, allows file sharing among users with designated .edu email addresses
ran nuclear talks offer opportunity if the US wants it
By Kim Painter, USA TODAY Sleep and health: The kind of disrupted sleep that is common among shift workers is linked with poor health. And a new study shows how sleeping too little, and at odd hours, might lead to diabetes and obesity.
3 big animal drugmakers volunteer to change labels - FiercePharma Manufacturing
Three of the largest US makers of animal medications have agreed to change labeling of their antibiotics to remove uses for growth and production as the FDA continues efforts to fight super-resistant foodborne pathogens. Eli Lilly ($LLY), Merck ($MRK) ...
Subterranean bacteria are prepared to survive antibiotics - Los Angeles Times
Scientists find that all 93 strains of bacteria collected from deep inside Lechuguilla Cave at Carlsbad Caverns in New Mexico are already resistant to at least one of the antibiotics we use to fight infections. Microbiologist Hazel Barton, left, ...
Over-the-Counter Bug Bite Remedies Don't Work: Report - U.S. News & World Report
THURSDAY, April 12 (HealthDay News) -- A new report says there is little evidence that over-the-counter insect bite remedies actually work. In addition, most reactions to insect bites are mild and don't require any treatment, according to the evidence ...
Calif. finds toxins in 'nontoxic' nail polishes - The Associated Press
By JASON DEAREN, AP – 1 day ago SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some nail polishes commonly found in California salons and advertised as free of a so-called "toxic trio" of chemicals actually have high levels of agents linked to birth defects, state regulators ...
by CNN and KVUE News New evidence suggests that your DNA could be partly responsible for how nice you are. Researchers found a connection between people who are kind and versions of receptor genes for two hormones believed to be associated with ...
Money Coming To Improve Primary Care, Doctor-Patient Link - WLWT Cincinnati
CINCINNATI -- A new effort to improve primary care in Greater Cincinnati is described by the Health Collaborative as "a game-changer." Grants totaling $60 million will flow from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to improve the medical ...
By FRANK JORDANS AP GENEVA (AP) - Cases of dementia _ and the heavy social and financial burdens associated with them _ are set to soar in the coming
Rep. Mica: GSA officials spent week in Hawaii for one-hour ribbon cutting (Pete Kasperowicz/The Hill)
II-12-020: NRC Schedules Open House and Presentation to Discuss Annual Assessment of Sequoyah Nuclear Power Plant
II-12-017: NRC Schedules Regulatory Conference to Discuss Apparent Violation At Surry Nuclear Station
Heyneke names training squadObama Conspiracy Theories
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has named a group of players that will be attending the first planning camp in Pretoria next week.
Yo-yo scam exploits credit-challenged car buyersOpen Secrets
By Herb WeisbaumThe ConsumerManImagine this: You buy a car, sign all the paperwork and drive home. A few days or weeks later...
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NASA's THEMIS Satellite Sees a Great Electron Escape
When scientists discovered two great swaths of radiation encircling Earth in the 1950s, it spawned over-the-top fears about "killer electrons" and...
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Azerbaijani intelligence services neutralize gang transporting weapons and drugs from Iran to Azerbaijan (UPDATE)
As a result of complex operational activities undertaken by the Ministry of National Security (MNS) of Azerbaijan, a group of people accused of...
Children Born to Unmarried Couples on the Rise
Over the last decade, while many fertility trends have remained stable in the U.S., one definitely has not: the number of first births among...
Zoe - It's Our Nature