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SARS-Like MERS Virus Spreads Among Health Care Workers

(Gillian Mohney)  A sudden uptick in the SARS-like corona virus called MERS-CoVfor Middle Eastern Respiratory Coronavirus is partially related to health care workers becoming infected with the disease. This month the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed 32 cases of the virus so far, including a cluster of 10 health care workers, all of whom worked […]

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Artificial Blood Will Be Manufactured In Factories

(Tanjil Rashid)   It is the stuff of gothic science fiction: men in white coats in factories of blood and bones. But the production of blood on an industrial scale could become a reality once a trial is conducted in which artificial blood made from human stem cells is tested in patients for the first […]

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10 Reasons You Should Be Eating Romaine Lettuce

(Natasha Longo)  Green leaf, red leaf, butterhead and iceberg are just a few common types of lettuce available at most markets. However, in terms of nutrient density, none are healthier than Romaine. There are plenty of other green leafs which are even healthier such as spinach, kale, arugula, radicchio, endive etc, but for common lettuce […]

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McDonald’s Exploits Health, Family And Philanthropy

(Michele Simon)  New report exposes McDonald’s charitable activity as a marketing tool to deflect critics Pop quiz: Who do you think funds the hundreds of Ronald McDonald Houses around the nation? McDonald’s right? Sort of, but not really. While McDonald’s gets 100 percent of the brand benefit from Ronald McDonald House Charities, the burger giant […]

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Adreian Payne’s Inspiration Lacey Holsworth Passes From Cancer

(Brent Yarina)  Lacey Holsworth, the adorable eight-year-old who befriended Michigan State superstar Adreian Payne, died early Wednesday morning. Her parents confirmed the news with a photo posted to Instagram that read: “Princess Lacey has achieved the ultimate victory. She now dances among angels…. The world is a better place because you were in it. Our […]

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11 Ways To Vote With Your Fork

(Anna Brones)  There’s no denying that you can in fact vote with your fork. The best part about it? You get to vote three times a day. When you think about it, food is one of the most basic things that we can change, altering our habits to not only better our own health, but […]

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6 Things To Know About The Latest Ebola Outbreak

(Aryn Baker)  In the West African country Guinea, 122 people were diagnosed with Ebola. One of the most lethal viruses known to humans, it has reportedly spread to the country’s capital and possibly to neighboring Liberia In the past several months, Ebola has leaped from a remote forested corner of Guinea in West Africa to the congested […]

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Weather & Drug Cartels Push Lime Prices Up 500%

(Ariella Brown)  Bryan Black, director of communications for the Texas Department of Agriculture, said on Thursday: “Mexico received some heavy rains that destroyed a large amount of the lime crop, so with limited supplies we are seeing lime prices skyrocket.” On top of the weather problems, lime growers are obstructed by Mexican drug cartels who operate […]

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DARPA Trying to Create New Life Forms, Attempt Immortality

(Meghan Neal)  Ye sci-fi writers hard up for new material should spend an hour or so perusing the Defense Department’s 2015 budget proposal, especially the section covering the far-out research projects underway at DARPA, where the agency’s mad scientists are working to develop brain-controlled drones, biowarfare, engineer new life forms, and possibly attempt immortality. If last year […]

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The 5 Benefits Of Drinking Alkaline Water

(UGH)  Toxins are the number one cause of aging. They are often a result of poor diet, pollution, and stress. Toxins can build up in your body causing cell damage that leads to premature aging. The best way to fight toxins and detoxify your body is with antioxidants. And it’s as easy as drinking antioxidant-rich […]