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  1. My Year Ripping Off the Web with the Daily Mail OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Gawker

    On July 11 of last year, I arrived to work at the MailOnline newsroom in New York City and saw Keith Poole, our managing editor, standing outside smoking a cigarette. Even from a hundred yards away, it was clear that Poole-a generally pleasant Englishman who oversees much of the Mail's celebrity coverage-was agitated.

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  2. NFL concussions: Two more NFL champions pledge their brains to scienceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Two NFL champions have joined the list of current and former players that have pledged to donate their brains to scientific research when they die.

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  3. The New Frontier Of Telemedicine Is Drug StoresRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TechCrunch

    ... to realize that they can get into the game by offering similar levels of convenience and transparency. Novant Health is capitalizing on the growth opportunity by partnering with Target to open walk-in clinics inside Target locations that are staffed ...

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  4. FDA Approves Opdivo (nivolumab) for the Treatment of Patients with...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Opdivo injection, for intravenous use, for the treatment of patients with metastatic squamous non-small cell lung cancer with progression on or after platinum-based chemotherapy. Opdivo is the first and only PD-1 therapy to demonstrate overall survival in previously treated metastatic squamous NSCLC.

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  5. Few Clues On Health Law's Future Emerge In Supreme Court ArgumentsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... v. Burwell , doesn't challenge the constitutionality of the law's centerpiece that requires most Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty. In a 5-4 ruling , the court decided then that the law could continue, albeit with a twist: States ...

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  6. Tax Guy: The college-savings superpageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    Think the only way you'll be able to foot your son's or daughter's future college bills is by winning the lottery? Think again. While the soaring costs of college can be overwhelming, a bit of careful planning can help you leap over this financial hurdle.

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  7. Programs Help Students Cut Back On Booze, But Not For LongRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNYC-AM New York

    ... or counseling, Scott-Sheldon notes. "We need to be taking a more targeted, individualized approach." While public health researchers have developed lots of alcohol intervention programs that work to some extent, they're still trying to figure out ...

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  8. Capitol Report: Share of consumer spending on health care hits another recordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MarketWatch

    The percentage of money U.S. consumers spend on health care rose in 2014 for the third straight year to another record high, according to one government measure. Some 20.6% of total consumer spending in 2014 was devoted to health care, including prescription and over-the-counter drugs, annual figures from the Commerce Department report on personal expenditures show.

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  9. UN: World eating too much sugar; cut to 5-10 percent of dietRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Baltimore Sun

    Sugar obtained from sugar beets in French firm Tereos' sugar refinery in the French northern town of Lillers. The World Health Organization on March 4, 2015, urged the recommended daily intake of hidden sugar be halved, as it steps up the fight against obesity.

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  10. Asterias Biotherapeutics to Ring Opening Bell at New York Stock ExchangeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Freshnews

    Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. , a leading biotechnology company in the emerging field of regenerative medicine, today announced that Pedro Lichtinger, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring The Opening Bell of the New York Stock Exchange tomorrow, Thursday, March 5, 2015. Asterias began trading as an NYSE MKT listed company on October 8, 2014.

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  11. Are You Strong Enough to Unplug for 24 Hours?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Psychology Today

    ... from their problems," Becker said. In Becker's study, 319 participants had their social media use and mental health tracked. Researchers asked a series of questions including how many hours a week they actively use multiple forms of media at once. ...

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  12. New Treadmill Stress Test Spits Out Your Risk Of DyingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | MSN Healthy Living

    A common misconception surrounding heart health is that people who are in good shape have nothing to worry about when it comes to cardiovascular disease. So what other factors related to our health can we use to assess our likelihood of a premature death? Researchers from Johns Hopkins Medicine have developed a new algorithm , dubbed the FIT Treadmill Score, that can accurately predict a person's risk for dying in the next 10 years simply by using math and a treadmill.

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  13. Often-ignored glucose value in routine blood tests correlates with risk of type 2 diabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... were less than 100 mg/dL." The study was based on analysis of data from 13,792 participants in the 2005-2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, which tested participants for diabetes as part of the survey. Researchers examined the ...

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  14. Nobel Laureate to visit New Zealand for Chemistry CentenaryRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Nobel Laureate Professor Robert H Grubbs, a Hood Fellow of the University of Auckland, will visit New Zealand as part of the centenary celebrations of the School of Chemical Sciences being held this month. Professor Grubbs received the Nobel Prize in 2005 for the development of catalysts for metathesis, a reaction widely used in organic synthesis.

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  15. North Carolina not a fan of N.J. Gov. Chris ChristieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New York Daily News

    The New Jersey governor, who's mulling a run for the 2016 GOP nomination for President, now has a negative favorability rating in the swing state of North Carolina, according to a Public Policy Polling survey released Wednesday. Christie, "already viewed tepidly by Republicans in North Carolina, is now outright disliked by them in the state," PPP reported.

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  16. Lee feels budget pinch from spike in health insurance, snow removal costsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Berkshire Eagle

    LEE >> Planning for a new town budget got off to a rocky start thanks to a nearly $300,000 spike in employee health insurance coupled with cost overruns for snow removal this winter. Town Administrator Robert Nason informed the Board of Selectmen on Tuesday night that the taxpayers' share of health care costs for 305 active and retired municipal and school workers will jump $292,813 - 10.9 percent - for fiscal 2016, starting July 1. The increase comes as the town enters the third year of a three-year deal between town officials and municipal union leaders hammered out to provide more cost-effective health insurance for Lee public employees and retirees.

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  17. Fundraiser in memory of Pat Dolan scheduled March 14 at city parkRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Cuero Record, Cuero, Texas

    Aa SRelay for Life fundraiser in memory of Pat Dolan, who passed away from leukemia in November, will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 14 at the Cuero Municipal Park pavilion.

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  18. Koichi Uchimura Invents Creepy Talking Girlfriend PillowRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Switched

    ... massage is foster blood circulation -- the key to early vibrators' claims that they could address a wide range of health complaints. Homes without electricity could still enjoy the health benefits of vibration with hand-crank mechanical models, ...

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  19. Supreme Court Considers Challenge to Obama CareRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    Michael Carvin, center, lead attorney for the petitioners, speaks to reporters outside the Supreme Court in Washington, March 4, 2015. A sharply divided U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday in a challenge to President Barack Obama's signature health care law.

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  20. High-Protein Diet Can Boost Metabolism, But Effects are TemporaryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Battle Diabetes

    ... is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor and his/her health professional. This information is solely for informational and educational purposes. The publication of this information does not ...

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