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Hillsboro Village project lands Jeni's

H.G. Hill Realty Co. announced today tenants, including Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams, at its Hill Center Acklen project nearing completion in Hillsboro …

Diabetes Technology Inches Closer To An Artificial Pancreas

Every person who uses insulin to manage diabetes wants what they don't have — a replacement for their malfunctioning pancreas. And though the technology isn't yet to the point of creating an artificial pancreas, it's getting a lot closer.<p>Just last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …

Nashville’s Longstanding Music Venue 12 & Porter To Close

The landscape of Music City continues to change as one of Nashville’s longstanding music venues will close in late February. According to <b>12th & …

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Nashville MTA: Amp is dead

The Amp, Nashville's controversial bus rapid transit proposal, appears dead once and for all after Mayor Karl Dean's top transit official said …

Mesmerizing Footage of Lava Dripping into the Ocean

Cyanide & Happiness

by Derek Miller | 2018.05.22<p>We did it! We did it! The first UMP supported short comes out this Thursday, and it’s allbecause o...<p>by Derek Miller | …

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First new antibiotic in 30 years discovered in major breakthrough

The first new antibiotic to be discovered in nearly 30 years has been hailed as a ‘paradigm shift’ in the fight against the growing resistance to drugs.<p>Teixobactin has been found to treat many common bacterial infections such as tuberculosis, septicaemia and C. diff, and could be available within …

In Sickness and in Health ... but Not in Debt

Before and after, there’s the bachelor/bachelorette party, the rehearsal dinner and the day-after brunch. There’s the photo booth, which is a …

Bill Gates Drinks a Glass of Water Processed From Human Feces by the Janicki Omniprocessor

A recent video shows Bill Gates drinking a glass of water processed from human feces by the Janicki Omniprocessor, a device that turns human waste …

Flu victim 'fought hard,' family says

The radio in Amber Gray's bedroom continues to play the teenager's favorite station, Life 107.1 — even though she's not there to hear it.<p>For now, …

Sharp Rise in Mastectomy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A retrospective cohort study of more than 1.2 million women treated for early-stage breast cancer in the United States has confirmed rising trends in …

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What Happens After You Get That Mammogram

Women and their doctors have a hard time figuring out the pluses and minuses of screening mammograms for breast cancer. It doesn't help that there's been fierce dissent over the benefits of screening mammography for women under 50 and for older women.<p>To make it easier to grasp the big picture, Dr. …

Planet formation captured in photo

<b>The clearest ever image of planets forming around an infant star has been taken by the Alma radio telescope.</b><p>In a vast disc of dust and gas, dark rings are clearly visible: gaps in the cloud, swept clear by brand new planets in orbit.<p>The sun-like star at the centre, HL Tau, is less than a million …

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How 3D printing could revolutionize burn treatment

<b>TORONTO</b> - Dr. Marc Jeschke, the head of one of Canada's largest burn treatment centers, had to admit the 3D skin printer in his hands didn't look …

Fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 says IPCC

<b>The unrestricted use of fossil fuels should be phased out by 2100 if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change, a UN-backed expert panel says.</b><p>The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says in a stark report that most of the world's electricity can - and must - be produced from low-carbon …

Is The Food Babe A Fearmonger? Scientists Are Speaking Out

In an age when consumers have become increasingly suspicious of processed food, the Internet has become a powerful platform for activists who want to hold Big Food accountable.<p>One of the highest-profile of these new food crusaders is Vani Hari, better known by her online moniker, Food Babe. Among …

Earth - Seals discovered having sex with penguins

<b>Warning:</b> You may find the videos in this story disturbing<p>Things are heating up in the cold climes of the sub-Antarctic. On a remote, and mostly desolate island, seals have been caught engaging in an extreme form of sexual behaviour.<p>Specifically, they have been trying to have sex with penguins.<p>More …

Why The ER Doctor Asks Patients What's Happening At Home

When people hear that I'm an emergency physician, they often ask, "What's the craziest thing you've ever seen?"<p>TV shows frequently show ER doctors and nurses heroically saving people on the verge of death. Then there are news reports about people abusing the health care system by seeking emergency …

Does It Matter Who Accepts Evolution?

Since 1982, Gallup has been tracking the American public's views on human origins, providing three mutually exclusive options from which to choose. According to the most recent poll, 42 percent of Americans endorse the idea that God created humans in their present form within the past 10,000 years …

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More Women Choosing Mastectomy For Early Breast Cancer Management

Mastectomy Rates Up in Women Eligible for Lumpectomy

This article originally appeared here.<p>Mastectomy Rates Up<p>(HealthDay News) — A rising number of early-stage breast cancer patients who are eligible …

Breast removal rates increasing for early cancers in US

More women in the U.S. are choosing to have their breasts removed for early cancers instead of breast-conserving procedures that deliver equal results, according to a new study.<p>The researchers don’t suggest that either choice is wrong or right. But they point to a recent 34 percent rise in the …

Office Pet Peeves – Are You an Offender?

Who doesn’t have pet peeves, especially when it comes to work? Let’s face it, we spend most of our lives surrounded by our co-workers and have to …

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