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6-Week Old Baby is California’s Tenth Whooping Cough Fatality

Whooping cough (pertussis) has claimed its tenth victim this year in California – all ten fatalities were babies. It is predicted that continued occurrences will break the state’s record on the number of deaths from pertussis. The highest record for the disease was in 1950 where 6,613 cases were reported. This year 5,978 cases have… Keep Reading

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Dead Sea Scrolls Uploaded to Internet

High-resolution images of Dead Sea Scrolls dating back two millenniums are now available for viewing online.Students and others who have interest in Biblical history will now be able to take a peek into the past, thanks to the generosity of the Isreal Antiquities Authority (IAA) which holds custody over the sea scrolls. These scrolls are… Keep Reading

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Canada Claims Google Street View Violated Privacy Law

According to Canadian authorities, Google is guilty of committing privacy violations by using their Street View vehicles to capture live visuals and relaying data through a variety of Wi-Fi networks. Street View is the popular feature by Google that allows users to navigate through maps and get updated images of streets all around the globe.… Keep Reading

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Study: Over 2 Billion People Online by 2011

According to a recent study by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), by the end of this year there will be more than two billion people the world over who have access to the Internet – going online to browse the world wide web, exchange email, and engage in social media. Considering the current size of… Keep Reading

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Dentists Donate Services to Domestic Violence Victims

Forty miles North of Chicago, Dr. Shapira and Dr. Amidei – General Practitioners in Dentistry and Partners at Delany Dental Care for the last 26 years – have a reputation for professional work in dental cosmetic reconstructions, and their collective history of donating dental services to their community in Gurnee, Illinois. Both dentists, along with… Keep Reading

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Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Chinese citizen, Liu Xiaobo, has just won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize despite still being held in a prison at Jinzhou. Liu Xiaobo’s fight for human rights and freedom of expression for his countrymen began back in 1989, when he joined a student protest at Tiananmen Square. That demonstration was subsequently crushed by the Chinese… Keep Reading

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Tickle Lipo Claims Less Painful Liposuction

Tickle Lipo, or more commonly known as Nutational Infrasonic Liposculpture (N.I.L), is a form of liposuction that tricks the body into thinking that it is not in pain by letting it register tingling sensations around the treated area. The FDA approved process is as effective as traditional liposuction for the purposes of fat removal and… Keep Reading

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Deadly Red Sludge Flows Through Hungary

A state of emergency was declared by Hungary in three of its counties after a toxic mud spill left more than 120 people injured and 4 dead. Corrosive sludge and mud swept over much of the areas near Kolontar and Devecser on Monday night as the two villages in western Hungary got flooded after an… Keep Reading

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Evidence Herbal Supplements Can Treat Anxiety

A recent study has revealed evidence which supports herbal supplements containing kava or passionflower  may be able to treat anxiety. The study conducted by researchers at the Global Neuroscience Initiative Foundation, which involved 2,600 participants, was published in Nutrition Journal. Kava and passionflower have been used for medicinal purposes for a long time due to… Keep Reading

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Syria Charges Teen Blogger with Espionage

A teen blogger from Syria has been sent to a women’s prison and held for more than 9 months because of comments on her blog stating displeasure at the lack of freedom of speech and human rights in her country. Tal al-Mallouhi, 19, was interrogated by Syrian Intelligence Services last December and subsequently arrested after… Keep Reading

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