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Minnesota becomes the first state to ban Anti-bacteria soaps containing Triclosan

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:40

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In a very first, the state of Minnesota levies a ban on the use of Anti-Bacterial cleansers that hold a doubtful element called Triclosan. Triclosan is utilized within an expected 75 percent of Anti-Bacterial liquid cleansers and body washes sold over the United States.

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Chinese made dog food being recalled due to fears of contamination

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:37

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Retailers of dog and cat food in the U. S. are removing Chinese-made pet treats from their racks due to increased fears of contamination in them.

PETCO turned into the first national pet food store to end the offer of Chinese-made treats this week, because of concerns over contamination, but other such pet food retailers are following suit.

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Long Island College Hospital to have limited health care facility due to legal settlement

US News - Fri, 05/23/2014 - 08:34

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A team of advocates and officials chosen for the job are ready to permit limited health care facility for the hospital in place of a full-fledged functional hospital which they were insisting on.

The fight over the destiny of Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn finished Thursday, and the result is not what Mayor de Blasio once requested.

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Popular weed selling game 'Weed Firm' pulled from Apple’s App Store

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:34

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On Wednesday, tech giant Apple pulled the plug on Manitoba Games' popular 'Weed Firm' game which pivots around the concept of sale of weed by the players to earn fast cash.

Apple has taken down the 'Weed Firm' game from the App Store in spite of the fact that the game ranked at the top, in terms of downloads, for days before it was nixed on Wednesday.

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Nest CEO: Nest thermostats will not be an outlet for promotions

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:32

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With a US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing having revealed on Wednesday that Google is planning to serve ads on a wide array of connected devices, Nest Labs - which was acquired by Google this year in a $3.2 million deal - said that the company's Nest Learning Thermostats will not be an outlet for such promotions.

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Medicare Director Satisfied with Quality Measures

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 11:24

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Federal Government's Medicare Director Sean Cavanaugh was present at a US Chamber of Commerce conference, 'Realizing Greater Value: Building on Private Sector Successes', on May 9.

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Tiny device could make chronic snoring history

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:15

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As per scientists a little device just the size of a matchbox could be instrumental in ending chronic snoring problem which can lead to double the chances of death in some persons.

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Border Collies engaged to keep gulls off the beach to prevent the spread of E.coli

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:11

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With the coming summer the number of people hitting the beach is increasing but they are not aware of the threat that it present in the sand and water on the beach.

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Frostie, the baby goat is back in action after being fitted with a special wheelchair

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:09

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Frostie is a blissful, little goat, who cherishes lots of attention from all quarters. Presently the baby goat is unquestionably getting a considerable measure of it, as he figures out how to stroll with the assistance of a wheelchair especially made for it.

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Red wine a boon to combat cavities

US News - Thu, 05/22/2014 - 10:05

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Apart from other advantages of red wine there is great news. A recent study has suggested that red wine and grape seed extract can effectively assist in preventing cavities and reduce the number of times you have to see your dentist.

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IBM announces 3 analytic apps via its SoftLayer-powered cloud

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 13:23

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On Tuesday, IBM announced that it will port additional software onto its SoftLayer-powered cloud by offering three analytic apps - IBM Concert, IBM Project Catalyst, and OpenPages.

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Google updates Chrome OS

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 13:22

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Tech giant Google said in a Tuesday announcement that it is rolling out a new update to better organize its Chrome OS for desktops and laptops.

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini handset to be available from May 23

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 13:20

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US wireless carrier AT&T officially announced on Tuesday that it will soon start offering the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini smartphone - the first HD Voice-equipped handset to be sold by the carrier.

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The Pill influences women’s choices when it comes to what she finds attractive

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:43

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A woman's birth control may be the secret to find out what she finds sexy and what her preferences are.

Results of a recent research have been published in The Journal of Sexual Medicine and show that changing choices depending on the stage of the menstrual cycle and different choices among users of the pill and non-users.

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Drunk fish impress sober ones: Study

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:40

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Past studies have as of recently been directed on Zebrafish to focus the multifaceted design of the relationships between liquor and social conduct. Zebrafish is known to be very compelling on its counterparts when in a drunken state.

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Metals present in cell phones could lead to allergic reaction

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:38

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If you experience an itch after using the cell-phone then you may be allergic to the metals used to make it. Researchers say that studies have distinguished cell telephones and related gadgets as wellsprings of metal sensitisation and potential reason for allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).

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The healthy combination of leafy veggies and olive oil make Mediterranean diet a hit

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 11:34

Researchers say that the mix of olive oil and leafy mixed greens or vegetables is the thing that gives the Mediterranean eating choices its solid edge.

The investigation of mice recommends that the unsaturated fat in olive oil unites with the nitrite in the vegetables. They added that nuts and avocados alongside vegetables ought to work too.

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Google acquires Divide startup which focuses on Android in the enterprise

US News - Wed, 05/21/2014 - 08:11

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According to recent reports, tech giant Google has acquired enterprise-friendly device manager called Divide. The New York-based Divide startup acquired by Google focuses on Android in the enterprise.

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Fossils of Giant Dinosaur Discovered

US News - Tue, 05/20/2014 - 12:06

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Fossilized remains of a giant dinosaur have got discovered. The new species, which is yet to be named, is a type of titanosaur that roamed the area now called as southern Argentina around 95 million years ago.

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