When Buying Insurance on the Exchanges, It Helps to Have Help

FRIDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) — You have to wade through a lot of insurance jargon and be a skilled number-cruncher to choose the right health insurance plan on the new health exchanges, health literacy and consumer decision-making experts say. By making informed choices, consumers not only help themselves, they help drive overall health-plan quality, […]




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Too Much Texting May Leave College Kids Sleepy

Too Much Texting May Leave College Kids Sleepy By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 18 (HealthDay News) — College students in search of a good night’s sleep may want to put some distance between their pillow and their cell phone, new research suggests. However, study author Karla Klein Murdock, a professor of psychology at […]




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Woman Gives Birth in Barnes and Noble

(AP Photo) TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) — A woman walked into a Los Angeles-area Barnes Noble looking for books and came out with a baby instead. Firefighters delivered the newborn Friday evening in the bookstore’s lobby at Del Amo Fashion Center, Torrance Fire Department Capt. Steve Deuel said. The firefighters had responded to a call of […]




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Twitter quitters dog IPO

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Retired schoolteacher Donald Hovasse signed up for Twitter about a year ago at the urging of his daughter. He lost interest after trying the service a few times and finding lots of celebrities but few of his friends using the online social network. “I didn’t really get the […]




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Air Pollution a Leading Cause of Cancer

Air Pollution a Leading Cause of Cancer The United Nation’s World Health Organization (WHO) has classified air pollution as a prime cause of cancer worldwide, especially in the case of lung cancer. The WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has now placed dirty air in the same category of carcinogens as tobacco smoke, […]




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Alan Dershowitz: ‘I Hate MoveOn’

Attorney and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz (AP File Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Attorney and Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz, who describes himself as a liberal Democrat, says he’s disgusted by a petition on the MoveOn.org website that calls on the Justice Department to arrest House Republican leaders, including John Boehner and Eric Cantor, “for the […]




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FDA Investigates Brain Infection-Gilenya Case

FDA Investigates Brain Infection-Gilenya Case Oct. 18, 2013 — The FDA is continuing to investigate a possible link between the multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya (fingolimod) and a case of a rare brain infection in a European patient. The patient took the drug for nearly 8 months before being diagnosed with the brain infection. The FDA […]




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2 ½ Years Later: Obama Says Libya Still Needs ‘Basic Security’

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Libyan dictator Muammar Qadhafi at the G-8 summit in L’Aquila, Italy, on July 9, 2009. (AP Photo/Michael Gottschalk) (CNSNews.com) – More than two and a half years after President Barack Obama delivered a speech in Brasilia, Brazil, to reveal that he had unilaterally ordered the U.S. military to intervene […]




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Get a hexa-core HP desktop for $399 shipped

Nice-looking desktop! And an even nicer price. (Credit: Daily Steals) This is an update of a deal I wrote about earlier this year. Now it’s even cheaper! Desktops! You still love ’em, you crazy people. And why not? Power, expandability, cool monolithic looks — what’s not to like? Actually, desktops will always have a special […]




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Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones

Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Not Raise Risk for Kidney Stones By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Oct. 17 (HealthDay News) — If fear of kidney stones is preventing you from using vitamin D supplements, a new study could ease your mind. Taking vitamin D does not increase the risk for kidney stones, the […]




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Google Shares Top $1,000: Time to Buy or Sell?

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