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Modest Decline Witnessed in Rate of Early Elective Deliveries

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 05:47

After witnessing a significant increase in inducing labor or an elective surgery for nearly two decades, a new report by the National Center for Health Statistics, part of the Centers for Disease Cont

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16-Month Tug-of-War Ends, Ill Teenaged Girl to Return Home

Thu, 06/19/2014 - 05:45

Justina Pelletier is returning home to West Hartford after 16 months. During all these months, she was stuck in a battle going on between her parents, Massachusetts state officials and doctors.

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Why Fish Flesh has Wide Spectrum of Colors?

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 09:05

Why fish flesh has a wide range of vibrant colors? NPR's 'The Salt' blog has tried to provide scientific reasons to answer the question.

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Kiribati Bans Commercial Fishing in a Part of Pacific Ocean

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:57

Kiribati, an island nation in the central tropical Pacific Ocean, will ban commercial fishing in a part of Pacific Ocean.

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Female Red Wolf Born in the Lakes National Recreation Area

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:48

On May 2, 2014, a baby red wolf was born at Land between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

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Massive Amount of Water present deep under Earth’s Surface

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:41

A new research suggests that massive amount of water is present deep down beneath earth's surface. It is locked in a rocky layer of the mantle of depths between 410 km to 660 km.

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US Health Care System Scores Lowest among 11 Industrialized Nations

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 08:05

The US has been ranked lowest among 11 industrialized countries by the 2014 Commonwealth Fund survey for the quality and efficiency its healthcare system delivers.

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Affordable Care Act Increases Number of Healthy Young adults

Wed, 06/18/2014 - 07:59

A new study has revealed that health of young adults has increasingly improved after more and more of them having been offered health insurance.

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Facebook updates its iPad app, introduces new sidebar

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 07:37

Social network Facebook has rolled out a new version of its iPad app. The updated Facebook for iPad version is now available for download in the US via the Apple App Store.

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Students at Salisbury Elementary School Raise $3,200 for Cancer Research

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 09:43

Students at Salisbury Elementary School raised more than $3,200 for cancer research by conducting a mini Relay for Life.

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AT&T discloses a security breach in its customers' personal accounts

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 09:42

AT&T has dispatched emails to its customers to notify them of a security breach in its system which has compromised the personal data of hundreds of customers.

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Increase in Movement Rate of Earth's Major Continental Tectonic Plates

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:55

A new study has revealed that there is a rise in the movement of earth's major continental tectonic plates.

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Astronauts at ISS Kick a Ball in Microgravity to Celebrate World Cup

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:48

The Football World Cup fever has engulfed the International Space Station too as the astronauts aboard are still kicking a soccer ball through the air to celebrate the most popular sports event in the

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Politics may be Most Formidable Challenge in Actualizing Mars Mission

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:40

On Capitol Hill, there is a major support for making Mars the next grand destination for America's space program.

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NASA Captures High Resolution Images of Asteroid 2014 HQ124

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:28

With the help of a recent upgrade at the Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico, NASA was able to capture high-resolution images of the asteroid 2014 HQ124 that has passed by earth quite closely on Ju

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NASA All Set to Launch its First Ever CO2 Monitoring Satellite

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:26

With an aim to measure atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide, NASA is all set to launch its first satellite, Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2).

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NASA Researchers Recreate Titan’s Smell

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 08:24

Titan, the largest moon of Saturn, has its own peculiar smell.

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Pluto explorer to help scientists know more about icy moon Charon

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:11

American space agency NASA's planned Pluto explorer New Horizons will provide scientists with a clearer glimpse into the solar system's farthest planet's moon - Charon.

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South American frogs can reel in 3-times heavier preythan its own weight: study

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 10:02

A species of frogs in South America can reel in prey up to three times heavier than its own weight, according to a researcharticle published recently in the journal Scientific Reports.

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Concerns of Mad Cow Disease make Missouri Cattle House Recall 4,000 Products of Beef

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 09:12

The natural and organic grocery chain which is based in Austin, Texas said that the beef products which were possibly tainted have been recalled.

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Cerner and Athenahealth working with Apple to develop apps that leverage HealthK

Two bigwig US electronic health record providers - Cerner Corp and Athenahealth Inc - said in a Thursday announcement that they are collaborating with Apple for the development of apps which leverage Apple's HealthKit mobile health service.

Confirming that Cerner and Athenahealth have worked out partnerships with Apple, the...

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