Get a solar-powered mobile device charger for $19.99

No AC outlet? No problem. The Revive Solar Restore 360 turns the sun’s rays into instant power for mobile devices. (Credit: Accessory Genie) If you’re always on the go, you know the importance of bringing supplemental power for your mobile devices. After all, a dead smartphone doesn’t do you a lot of good. There’s just […]




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FDA Warns of Rare Acetaminophen Risk

FDA Warns of Rare Acetaminophen Risk Aug. 5, 2013 — Anyone who develops a rash, blister, or some other skin reaction while taking acetaminophen should stop using the drug and seek medical care immediately. The painkiller poses the risk for three rare but potentially fatal skin disorders, the FDA announced. The three serious, bad reactions […]




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Global Shares Rise, Dollar Soft as Views of Fed Tapering Shift

By Richard Hubbard LONDON (Reuters) – World shares edged up and the dollar softened on Monday, fuelled by new evidence of modest global growth and a growing conviction that the U.S. Federal Reserve will stick with its massive stimulus effort. The biggest mover in financial markets was the New Zealand dollar, which slumped to a […]




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Health Insurance Waiting Game for Minnesotans

Aug. 2, 2013 — More than 1 million Minnesotans are expected to buy health insurance on the state’s health insurance Marketplace, MNSure. But they may not know what plans are available and what their premiums might be until enrollment begins on Oct. 1. Most of the Affordable Care Act goes into effect Jan. 1, 2014. […]




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The $7 Trillion Problem That Could Sink Asia

“It’s our currency, but it’s your problem.” This musing from Nixon-era Treasury Secretary John Connally is about to find new relevance as the White House battles Republicans over raising the U.S. debt limit. Connally couldn’t have foreseen how right he would be 42 years on as Asia sits on almost $7 trillion in currency reserves, […]




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Sense of Smell Determined by Genes, Study Says

Sense of Smell Determined by Genes, Study Says By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — Genetic differences appear to explain why some people can smell certain odors and others can’t, researchers say. Using 10 different odors, the researchers tested nearly 200 people for their smell sensitivity and then analyzed the participants’ […]




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Rep. Ellison: ‘There’s Plenty of Money, It’s Just The Government Doesn’t Have It’

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) told a gathering of Democrats, “The bottom line is we’re not broke, there’s plenty of money, it’s just the government doesn’t have it.” Ellison was discussing his ‘Inclusive Prosperity Act’ measure at the July 25th Progressive Democrats of America roundtable in Washington. “People like, […]




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Get a Fluance FiSDK500 speaker dock for $99.99 shipped

The Fluance FiSDK500 is a stylish speaker dock that also happens to sound terrific. (Credit: Fluance) I’m back! Did you miss me as much as I missed you? Nah, I’ll bet I missed you more. So much so, in fact, that I’ve put together an exclusive deal on a product I seriously dig. For a […]




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Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes?

Could Dietary Tweaks Ease Type 1 Diabetes? By Serena Gordon HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Aug. 2 (HealthDay News) — Eating foods that contain certain nutrients may help people with newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes continue producing some insulin for as long as two years, a new study finds. Although eating such foods doesn’t alter the need […]




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