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After years in a drawer, 'strange' Big Bend dinosaur identified as new species
A set of fossils sat in a drawer for 15 years before researchers re-examined the bones this year and identified a new species of duck-billed dinosaur, one of the…
Jul 17, 2019 23:56 UTC Science Read More

Mendocino County allocates funds for mental health training facility
The Mendocino County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to approve an allocation of up to $278,000 in Measure B funds and up to $150,000 from Asset…
Jul 17, 2019 23:54 UTC Mental-Health Read More

Atlas 5 and Delta 4 launch delays caused by common component in upper stage
WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance on July 17 announced the Delta 4 launch of an Air Force GPS satellite scheduled for July 25 will be delayed until at…
Jul 17, 2019 23:52 UTC Science Read More

OSF HealthCare expected to merge with Chicago-based provider
By Neil Doyle. PEORIA – OSF HealthCare, which runs hospitals in Bloomington, Peoria, and Pontiac, is in negotiations for a full merger with Chicago-based…
Jul 17, 2019 23:38 UTC Health-Care Read More

Health organizations team up to save St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
Four Philadelphia based healthcare organizations are teaming up to ensure St. Christopher's Hospital for Children does not suffer the same fate as Hahnemann…
Jul 17, 2019 23:26 UTC Health-Care Read More

After Hours: Netflix, IBM, and eBay Deliver Q2 Results
As even casual stock market watchers could have predicted, today's after-hours trading is being dominated by companies releasing *fresh* quarterly results.
Jul 17, 2019 23:24 UTC Business Read More

Are vitamins a waste of money? A new study says yes
Are you wasting your money on vitamin and mineral supplements? For most people, the answer is yes, according to a new study.
Jul 17, 2019 23:15 UTC Nutrition Read More

In a city of Tastykakes and water ice, Philly health officials declare war on sugary snacks for kids
Thinking about hopping into that water ice line or succumbing to the ice cream truck's siren song? Think again, city officials suggest. Philadelphia Health…
Jul 17, 2019 23:05 UTC Health Read More

AI solves Rubik's Cube quicker than you can click your fingers
The Rubik's Cube has befuddled fans since 1974 but now an artificial intelligence has taught itself how to solve the puzzle in just over a second.
Jul 17, 2019 23:00 UTC Artificial-Intelligence Read More

Not only are zombies real, they’re part of nature
Human zombies may be a fiction relegated to horror flicks and Halloween festivities, but the rest of the animal kingdom is rife with an array of zombie-like…
Jul 17, 2019 22:55 UTC Science Read More

Drop kids off on an alien planet at Modesto’s new gaming center, complete with VR room
New video gaming center in Modesto offers virtual reality experience and more. In addition to having Xbox and Playstation console games and PC games, the…
Jul 17, 2019 22:53 UTC Virtual-Reality Read More

House Votes to Repeal Obamacare Tax Once Seen as Key to Health Law
The so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself, was dealt a blow by an unlikely foe:…
Jul 17, 2019 22:48 UTC Health-Care Read More

This Is Exactly How to Eat and Work Out to Lose Fat Faster — and Do It Safely
You can't choose where you lose fat first (like from your thighs or belly), but if you want to shed it quickly, "you must expend more calories than you.
Jul 17, 2019 22:36 UTC Nutrition Read More

Your Opinions on Her Wardrobe Are Probably Unwelcome
What we say matters, especially depending on whom we say it to.
Jul 17, 2019 22:36 UTC Technology Read More

How to avoid flesh eating bacteria
Local health expert discusses what flesh eating bacteria is, and how to avoid becoming infected.
Jul 17, 2019 22:36 UTC Health Read More

I'm a Trainer, and These Are the 4 Fitness Gadgets I Can't Live Without
I'm definitely someone who is willing to try anything (well, almost anything), to optimize my health and performance. I'm not too big on herbs and nootropics,
Jul 17, 2019 22:35 UTC Fitness Read More

Washington added 6,000 jobs in June; employment growth driven by education, health services
Washington state added 6000 jobs in June with employment growth driven mostly by education and health services.
Jul 17, 2019 22:34 UTC Jobs Read More

Dietary substitute kratom stays in legal gray area
CHI Health Pharmacist Bob Grenier said there's no clear cut consensus about kratom at the federal level.
Jul 17, 2019 22:30 UTC Health-Care Read More

Obesity should be classed as a disease to remove the stigma it is 'self-inflicted' medics say
Obesity should be classed as a disease to remove the stigma that it is "self-inflicted" and encourage those with weight problems to get help, medics have said.
Jul 17, 2019 22:30 UTC Health Read More

Cramer: Earnings suggest business and consumer economies are 'out of sync'
There are two economies at play right now and “right now they're out of sync” based on the earnings results that Wall Street has seen thus far, CNBC's Jim…
Jul 17, 2019 22:25 UTC Business Read More

I Added These Sleek Wearable Weights to My Workout, and I Most Definitely Felt the Burn
It's a question that so many of us ask ourselves regularly: how can I get the absolute most out of my workout without having to take up more time? There are.
Jul 17, 2019 22:04 UTC Fitness Read More

Can DNA Be Used to Store the World’s Computer Data?
With data storage needs rising across the world, companies are seeking to develop new ways to meet this growing demand. One possible solution currently…
Jul 17, 2019 22:04 UTC Computing Read More

An employee at a downtown Boise restaurant worked while contagious with hepatitis A
A worker at a Downtown Boise restaurant had hepatitis A and was contagious while working at the establishment, and the Central District Health Department is…
Jul 17, 2019 22:00 UTC Health Read More

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