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Tanning beds aren’t safe, restrict teen use

When you go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web page on tanning beds the first words are, “Indoor Tanning Is Not Safe.”<p>In the first …

There can’t be real economic progress without developing human capital - Prof. Munzali

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Michigan girl power fuels high school robotics growth

As the state's wildly popular robotics season kicks off this month, organizers are noticing a welcome trend: More girls are joining teams and more …

Oil-rich Venezuela is now importing U.S. oil

Venezuela has more oil than any other country on the planet.<p>But it just bought a bunch of American crude.<p>A ship carrying half a million barrels of oil that was pumped in the U.S. docked at a terminal owned by Venezuela last week, according to oil data research firm ClipperData. The shipment was …

How does commuting affect wellbeing?

Commuters are more likely to be anxious, dissatisfied and have the sense that their daily activities lack meaning than those who don’t have to travel to work even if they are paid more. Those were the findings of a study by the Office for National Statistics looking at commuting and personal …

IT'S OFFICIAL: BURGER KING AND TIM HORTONS HAVE A DEAL

Together, they will have over 18,000 restaurants in over 100 countries generating about $23 billion in annual sales.<p>The combined Canadian coffee chain and U.S. burger chain will have its global headquarters in Canada.<p>Rumors of the merger first circulated on Sunday, when The Wall Street Journal's …

Spending in retirement is a balancing act

How to spend down your money may be the missing link in your retirement plan.<p>Nearly two-thirds of savers approaching retirement don't have a strategy …

San Francisco raises legal age to buy tobacco to 21

San Francisco supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to boost the legal age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21, despite arguments from opponents that cities and counties cannot trump California law.<p>San Francisco becomes the second-largest city after New York City to raise the minimum age to buy …