‘S-Town’ podcast review (and 5 things to listen for as you binge)

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Serial Productions The producers of the landmark podcast hit “Serial” are back with a new show, “S-town,” and it’s designed for binge-listening. So when all seven(ish)-hour episodes of the show from the team behind public radio’s “This American Life” dropped Tuesday morning, my day was all but set. I started listening before dawn and kept […]




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High Doses of Vitamin D Fail to Cut Cancer Risk

TUESDAY, March 28, 2017 (HealthDay News) — High doses of vitamin D supplements may not lower older women’s risk of developing cancer, a new clinical trial finds. Many studies have hinted that vitamin D might help ward off cancer. Some, for example, have found that people with higher blood levels of the vitamin have lower […]




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Treating Sleep Apnea May Ease Night Bathroom Trips

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Millions of Americans battle bothersome nighttime conditions, such as sleep apnea or the need to get up frequently to urinate. Now, new research suggests that treating the former condition with CPAP “mask” therapy might also help ease the latter. “This is the first study to show the true […]




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No. 1 South Carolina follows men’s team, reaches Final Four

South Carolina guard Tyasha Harris, right, tries to steal the ball from Florida State Seminoles Chatrice White during the first half of a regional final game of the women’s NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, March 27, 2017, in Stockton, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli) STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — Kaela Davis scored 23 points and A’ja Wilson […]




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Get ready for ‘Ready Player One’ in VR

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Sarah Tew/CNET If you love Ernest Cline’s “Ready Player One“, you’re likely a fan of virtual reality. Warner Bros. has tapped into that world. In a partnership with HTC, it plans to produce virtual reality content related to Steven Spielberg’s movie adaption of Cline’s popular book. This will be made available through HTC’s Viveport app […]




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Are Heartburn Meds and Superbug Infections Linked?

MONDAY, March 27, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Patients who take certain heartburn medications may be more likely to suffer recurrent bouts of a common “superbug” infection, a new study suggests. Proton pump inhibitors, such as Prilosec, Prevacid and Nexium, or so-called H2 blockers, such as Zantac, Pepcid and Tagamet, were linked to a 50 percent […]




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Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2nn7Hlj ) reports the decision late last week in a Cleveland-area county court means Keith Rawlins, of Rochester, […]




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Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2nn7Hlj ) reports the decision late last week in a Cleveland-area county court means Keith Rawlins, of Rochester, […]




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Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2nn7Hlj ) reports the decision late last week in a Cleveland-area county court means Keith Rawlins, of Rochester, […]




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Jury: Cleveland Indians not responsible for fan hurt by ball

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A jury says the Cleveland Indians aren’t responsible for injuries to a New York man hit by a foul ball and blinded in one eye at a baseball game in July 2012. Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2nn7Hlj ) reports the decision late last week in a Cleveland-area county court means Keith Rawlins, of Rochester, […]




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