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Does Teaching Kids to Hunt Make Them Violent?
March was a bloody month for the gun lobby starting with the Alabama, Illinois church and Germany shootings and ended with the Oakland police killings this week.
Mar 24, 2009 - 2:12:25 PM

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EWG: Lipstick Chemicals Declared Toxic by Canadian Gov't
While it's common to see lipstick sales jump during an economic recession, the current global financial crisis may not produce the same result in Canada where the government today declared two chemicals used in lipstick and other personal care products to be toxic.
Feb 8, 2009 - 4:22:38 PM

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Home and Property Disaster Loans
If you are in a declared disaster area and are the victim of a disaster, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration - even if you don't own a business. As a homeowner, renter and/or personal-property owner, you may apply to the SBA for a loan to help you recover from a disaster.
Jan 27, 2009 - 12:17:22 AM

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Trust your gut: Too much thinking leads to bad choices
Don't think too much before purchasing that new car or television. According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, people who deliberate about decisions make less accurate judgments than people who trust their instincts.
Jan 26, 2009 - 11:52:14 AM

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AARP rakes in cash from seniors’ insurance
Seniors may think they save money when they buy AARP insurance, but if they take the trouble to compare competing products, they may be paying twice as much.
Jan 26, 2009 - 11:14:06 AM

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Physicians' education on nutrition inadequate
There is a huge misconception.  That is, many patients think their physicians know nutrition. The chances are good that their physicians have not received adequate education on nutrition.
Dec 13, 2008 - 11:42:29 AM

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Boy or girl? It’s in the father's genes
A Newcastle University study involving thousands of families is helping prospective parents work out whether they are likely to have sons or daughters.
Dec 11, 2008 - 8:47:53 AM

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Prevalence of Self-Reported Physically Active Adults --- United States, 2007
Under the 2008 Guidelines, the minimum recommended aerobic physical activity required to produce substantial health benefits in adults is 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity per week, or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity activity per week, or an equivalent combination of moderate- and vigorous-intensity physical activity.
Dec 4, 2008 - 8:53:24 AM

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Five ways to safely shop online
Indiana University School of Law-Indianapolis Professor James P. Nehf offers five tips for online shopping.
Dec 1, 2008 - 11:53:17 AM

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Asteroid Threats to Earth – UN Officials Briefed on Need for Global Response
A milestone-making report on the need to develop an international decision-making program to respond to the threat of Near Earth Objects (NEOs) has been briefed to United Nations officials in Vienna, Austria.
Nov 30, 2008 - 11:14:03 PM

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Sign up before Dec 31 for Medicare Part D
It's time for seniors to sign up for 2009 prescription drug coverage through Medicare. The sign up period is between Nov. 15 and Dec 31, according to Los Angeles Times.
Nov 24, 2008 - 1:36:43 PM

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Police probes teen killing himself in front of live webcam
Police in Florida are reportedly investigating the role of Web site moderators and discussion board members in a live streaming video of a teen's suicide.
Nov 24, 2008 - 9:53:57 AM

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“Twilight” breaks a record
The vampire romance movie "Twilight" has reportedly drawn more than $70 million in ticket sales at the box office in its opening weekend.   The movie turns out to be hugely popular with teenage girls.
Nov 23, 2008 - 4:56:14 PM

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Student kills himself in front of live webcam
A Florida student committed suicide in front of a live webcam by taking an overdose of opiates and anti-depressants, which were given to him for his bipolar disorder, according to his father.
Nov 23, 2008 - 7:38:09 AM

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Clickable Touch Screen BlackBerry Storm Released Friday
The new edition of BlackBerry Storm was finally released on Friday. Numerous long lines of prospective buyers formed outside Verizon Wireless Communications Stores nationwide from California to New York and other states early in the morning waiting to be the first to buy the world's first "clickable" touch screen Blackberry.
Nov 22, 2008 - 1:59:13 PM

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Major earthquake looming to strike Southern and Midwestern U.S.
The US government warned Thursday that a large earthquake may soon strike the southern and Midwestern United States affecting 44 million people in states including Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri and Tennessee.
Nov 21, 2008 - 4:12:48 PM

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Radio show host receives $1 million from drugmakers
The drug industry knows what they are doing. It knows where money should be invested to promote sales of all types of drugs.   This could be an issue of conflict of interest, which has been reported from time to time in the news media.
Nov 21, 2008 - 2:48:16 PM

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Girl lives 118 days without heart
A miracle!   An American girl without a heart was kept alive for about four months by a custom-built artificial blood-pumping device until she was able to find a donated heart and received the transplant, doctors said Wednesday.
Nov 20, 2008 - 7:31:14 AM

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Ashley Dupré: from call girl to singer
Bad news always spreads faster and gets remembered longer than one can imagine.   News media still has not forgotten Ashley Dupré, a 23-year-old New Jersey girl who once worked as a high end escort involved in the scandal that led to the resignation of ex-New York's governor Eliot Spitzer.
Nov 20, 2008 - 7:01:09 AM

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Google Mobile App Adds Voice Search Query for iPhone
On Nov 18, Bret of Google Mobile team announced on his blog that the search giant just launched an updated version of the Google Mobile App that allows a user to do a Google web search using his voice.
Nov 19, 2008 - 10:11:46 AM

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Mexico City to give elderly men free Viagra
The government of Mexico City said it plans to hand out free medicine like Viagra, Levitra or Cialis to elderly men with erectile dysfunction starting on Dec 1.
Nov 16, 2008 - 11:27:32 PM

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Something personal about Jennifer Aniston
The media spent the last whole week reporting this nonsense.   But readers who want to know a thing or two about Aniston, read below, cited from Wikipedia:  Also check out the diet Aniston has used.
Nov 16, 2008 - 6:54:17 PM

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Space Shuttle reaches space station safely
The space shuttle Endeavour arrived at the International Space Station this afternoon, NASA announced today.
Nov 16, 2008 - 5:17:39 PM

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IPS busted, spam drops
Some readers may have noticed that in last few days fewer spam mails or junk mails went through their mailbox. That is because the Internet Service provider ISP called McColo was shut down Tuesday by upstream provider Hurricane Electric. An ISP is a web company that provides web hosting service to businesses and individuals.
Nov 16, 2008 - 4:48:29 PM

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Are Blasé Store Employees Driving People to Shop on the Internet?
"No service?" ask two irate customers in a New Yorker-style cartoon as they pitch articles of clothing across the bar. "No shirt! No shoes!"
Nov 15, 2008 - 4:40:43 PM

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Britney Spears excused for her son’s allergy incident
But Federline, ex-husband of the Pop Star was cited as saying that he was not going to ask a family court to investigate his son's incident while his son was with his ex-wife Britney Spears, People Magazine cited Federline's lawyer as saying.
Nov 13, 2008 - 7:45:50 AM

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How to prevent flu?
The weather is getting cold and the flu season is near.   What can we do to prevent influenza? Get flu shots?
Nov 12, 2008 - 5:33:35 PM

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Osteoporosis care at risk in the United States
Cuts to Medicare reimbursement of DXA undermine efforts to properly diagnose and treat osteoporosis and diminish quality of patient care.
Nov 12, 2008 - 7:01:19 AM

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Allergy incident could spell trouble for Britney Spears
Britney Spears' 2-year-old son suffered a reaction to something he ingested this weekend and lawyers were talking about the potential implications of the incident, media reported.
Nov 11, 2008 - 1:36:21 PM

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Intel at-home healthcare laptop being tested
Intel, the computer chipmaker like many other organizations wants to have some business in the health care industry. It has reportedly begun testing pilot programs including a home health laptop, application and database that allow patients to communicate with their health providers.
Nov 10, 2008 - 3:14:18 PM

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