Michael Baltier

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Your ZIP Code Might Be As Important To Health As Your Genetic Code

When a receptionist hands out a form to fill out at a doctor's office, the questions are usually about medical issues: What's the visit for? Are you allergic to anything? Up to date on vaccines?<p>But some health organizations are now asking much more general questions: Do you have trouble paying your …

Health Care

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CNN buys Casey Neistat’s Beme app, brings the YouTuber in-house

CNN has acquired Beme, the social app co-founded by YouTuber Casey Neistat. As part of the deal, Neistat will lead the Beme team as a new standalone media sub-brand operating under CNN’s umbrella as executive producer, and all 11 members of the Beme team will join the ranks of the news network, …

Abedin, Weiner separating after new sexting allegations

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she and former US Rep. Anthony Weiner are separating after new reports surfaced that he sent sexually suggestive photos again.<p>"After long and painful consideration and work on my marriage, I have made the decision to …

Government

Spectacular Photos Reveal Newly Protected Great Bear Rainforest

An area the size of Ireland is now protected from logging.<p>Long heralded as the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, the Great Bear forest in western British Columbia is home to a stunning array of wildlife, from birds to wolves to the iconic white Kermode, or spirit, bears. Conservationists …

British Columbia

Novel Chemical 'Washes Away' Alzheimer's Plaque in Mice

Scientists in Korea have found a small molecule that, when added to the drinking water of mice bred to develop Alzheimer's disease, washed away the …