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How to decide if a daily aspirin is harmful

<b>U. FLORIDA (US) —</b> A new algorithm outlines factors doctors should consider when deciding whether or not a patient would benefit from a daily dose of …

Vitamin C kills drug-resistant TB in lab tests

<b>Vitamin C can kill multidrug-resistant TB in the lab, scientists have found.</b><p>The surprise discovery may point to a new way of tackling this increasingly hard-to-treat infection, the US study authors from Yeshiva University say in Nature Communications.<p>An estimated 650,000 people worldwide have …

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The bitter truth about Greek yogurt: it's producing millions of pounds of toxic waste

Greek yogurt has taken the grocery store dairy aisle by storm, but there's a surprising downside to all those spoonfuls of Chobani we're gobbling up: millions of pounds of waste that industry insiders aren't quite sure what to do with.<p>The production of Greek yogurt operates somewhat differently …

Got A Wound? Science Says Rub Some Dirt In It

Antibacterial clays can kill antibiotic-resistant E. coli and MRSA, researchers found.<p>The colloquial medical advice "rub some dirt in it" appears to have some merit. Researchers at Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute have been experimenting with different clays, and it appears in …

FYI: How Does Chewing Gum Freshen Breath?

And which gum gives you the sweetest-smelling breath?<p>You're driving home from a first date, and it went great: You didn't sweat too much, your jokes worked 50 percent of the time, and she didn't get an "emergency phone call" in the middle of dinner. Only one thing stands in the way of your …

This quick visual test predicts IQ

<b>U. ROCHESTER (US) —</b> A brief test of a person’s ability to filter out visual movement—in this case, black and white bars moving across a screen—can …

The Weight Of A Med Student's Subconscious Bias

Quite a few medical school students have something against obese people, and most of those who have such a bias are unaware of it.<p>That's the conclusion of study appearing in the July issue of <i>Academic Medicine.</i> It was conducted at the Wake Forest School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C. The study's …

This 3-D Printed Bioplastic Windpipe Saved A Baby's Life

The infant's 3-D printed trachea will fully absorb into his body in two to three years.<p>We've seen plenty of 3-D printed medical implants for patients that require replacement tissues, but this use of 3-D printed biopolymer to augment and correct an existing tissue highlights just how amazing the …

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

Hotel Lock Hack Still Being Used In Burglaries, Months After Lock Firm's Fix

More than nine months after the hotel lock firm Onity announced a fix for a security flaw that allowed anyone to gain access to millions of hotel rooms in seconds, that lock-hacking technique seems to be thriving–and thieves are still using it to perform dozens of burglaries with hardly a trace.<p>The …

Milwaukee Low-Wage Workers Strike, Demanding Better Pay

Fast-food and retail workers walked off the job in Milwaukee, Wis., on Wednesday, prompting labor organizers to speak of "spreading unrest" in the service industry.<p>The strike followed similar one-day walkouts over the last two months in Detroit, Chicago, St. Louis, and New York, as well as a …

Swarm of Deadly Tornadoes Rips Through Texas (PHOTOS)

MOTHER NATURE<p>See photos of the destruction.<p>05.16.13 11:23 AM ET<p>Richard Rodriguez/Reuters, via Landov

A Small Shock To The System May Help Brain With Math

Stimulating the brain with a very small electrical current through the forehead could boost a student's ability to learn and remember basic mathematics, a provocative experiment suggests.<p>The work, published online Thursday by the journal <i>Current Biology</i>, could help those who struggle with mental …

Alien 'crazy ants' invading southern U.S.

An invasion of alien "crazy ants" is making many residents of the U.S. Gulf Coast long for the old days of pesky, biting fire ants.<p>Like fire ants, these South American invaders seem to be fond of electrical equipment. But unlike their stinging red counterparts, the tawny crazy ants create …

Kai 'The Hatchet Hitchhiker' Is Accused Of Murder

Caleb "Kai" McGillvary, who became an Internet sensation in February with his colorful account of how he bashed a man with a hatchet to stop an attack on a utility worker in California, has been arrested and charged with murdering a lawyer in New Jersey.<p>McGillvary, The Associated Press writes, is …

Fitness protects men from cancer, even 20 years later | NBC News

Fitness can protect you from cancer -- even 20 or more years down the road, researchers report. And men who were the most fit in middle age were the least likely to die a quarter century later even if they were unlucky enough to get cancer, a new study finds.<p>Men who were the most fit at age 50 back …

Crime at sea: The world's most pirate-infested waters

Like the Caribbean of old, the waters near Somalia used to be the most heavily pirated in the world. Now there's a new king of the pirates that's quickly become a headache for governments, shipping companies, cruise lines, energy firms, global conglomerates and—perhaps most immediately—for sailors …

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Deep sea mining 'gold rush' moves closer

<b>The prospect of a deep sea "gold rush" opening a controversial new frontier for mining on the ocean floor has moved a step closer.</b><p>The United Nations has published its first plan for managing the extraction of so-called "nodules" - small mineral-rich rocks - from the seabed.<p>A technical study was …

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Review: 2013 Ford Focus ST Estate

When you’ve been raised on Performance Fords it’s a tall order to take the keys to a new, exciting release and remain even-handed. Hooligans cars …

Florida DOT quietly changed yellow-light standards, municipalities issuing more tickets

Red light cameras don't appear to be going away, so it should come as no surprise that neither are the controversies around them. We're told again and again that they're about safety, not revenue collection, yet year after year, the studies and headlines compete to support and tear down those …

Are You a Stroker? What Car Salespeople Call You Behind Your Back – Feature

Like many professionals, car salesmen have their own patois. Here are a few terms they throw around in the showroom.<p>1. Up <br>Any potential buyer.<p>2. Laydown <br>A customer who offers little resistance and purchases a car at the list price or more. Also known as an “ace.”<p>3. Paperboy <br>A buyer who comes in …

Top ten cars bought by people who probably can't afford a car

Sub-prime borrowers are buying completely different cars than everyone else, at least according to data gathered by Carfinance.com. This financing company that specializes in helping "below-prime" borrowers finance their car purchases looked at data gathered from between October 2012 and March …

Meet the 2013 Toyota RAV4.

The fourth generation Toyota RAV4 is on sale now, with base prices starting at $23,300 ($32,394 as tested).

2013 Toyota RAV4 Test Drive And Review: Newly Familar

I go back and forth about which compact crossover SUV to recommend to my friends, family and readers. Lately, I’ve been leaning toward the Honda CR-V, especially since its 2012 makeover. But the Toyota RAV4 has never been far out of the running. Now, Toyota has revised the compact crossover for …

Batman Tumbler Replica Breaks the Gumball 3000 Mold

The annual high-speed blingfest known as the Gumball 3000 Rally sees no shortage of ultra exotic hypercars, so it's no wonder we stopped dead in our tracks when we laid eyes on this wild, Batman-inspired contender that happens to be built entirely from scratch.<p>The acutely angular, mammoth-tired …

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Motorcyclist rear ends truck, lands in bed and goes for a ride

Just imagine for a moment that you're driving across a long stretch of secluded desert highway, and suddenly you see a hand waving at you from inside the vehicle in the rearview mirror. While this might seem like the stuff of scary urban legends, it is exactly what happened to a man last week as he …

2014 Toyota Corolla details leaked

Toyota will launch the 2014 Corolla later this year, and thanks to the ever-leaky internet, a couple of key details about the new sedan have been revealed. <i>Car and Driver</i> was able to uncover these bits of information thanks to someone at a Toyota dealer in Kansas who has seen the car, as well as its …