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  • White falls to the I-Pod in Olympic stunner
    2f75c9e6ed3186054b0f6a7067002913 2014-02-11 22:03:15 UTC
    KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Shaun White lost to a kid they call the "I-Pod," and now, he may never hear the end of it. How big of an Olympic shocker was this? White, the best snowboarder of his era and one of the best-known and best-markete...
  • Caffeine common in kids, young adults; mainly soda
    74495caec74765054b0f6a706700e4cb 2014-02-11 08:16:49 UTC
    CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly 3 out of 4 U.S. children and young adults consume at least some caffeine, mostly from soda, tea and coffee. The rate didn't budge much over a decade, although soda use declined and energy drinks became an increasingly common ...
  • Mary Quant's Miniskirt Changed the World
    Miniskirt-diaalnews.com 2014-02-11 07:03:10 UTC
    <h3>'A mini-skirt was a way of rebelling': British stylist Mary Quant, who will soon celebrate her 80th birthday, is credited with inventing the above-the-knee skirt that has become a wardrobe staple. Coco Chanel may have said they were 'just awfu...
  • Matthias Mayer: It's amazing to be an Olympic champion
    Sochi_2014-news 2014-02-09 20:54:09 UTC
    SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Matthias Mayer shut his eyes for a moment, his day's work over. If he had trouble believing what had just happened as he stood before the crowd it was with good reason. The Austrian struck a big upset Sunday in one of the O...
  • The Dark Side of Kale, Spinach, Broccoli, Etc. — Thyroid Disease
    Kale-diaalnews.com 2014-02-08 03:10:01 UTC
    Kale is considered healthy, hip, trendy -- it was undoubtedly 2013's "it" vegetable, and all signs point to continued kale-mania in 2014. But on January 1st of this year, Jennifer Berman wrote a op-ed piece in the New York Times - titled Kale? Ju...
  • Cancer cases expected to soar by 70% over next 20 years
    Cancer-news 2014-02-03 22:25:37 UTC
    <h3>New cancer cases expected to grow from 14m a year in 2012 to 25m, with biggest burden in low- and middle-income countries</h3> Cancer cases worldwide are predicted to increase by 70% over the next two decades, from 14m in 2012 to 25m new ca...
  • The 102-year-old Frenchman sets world record
    102__cycles-news 2014-02-01 09:25:32 UTC
    SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France (AP) — Age hasn't slowed cyclist Robert Marchand. The 102-year-old Frenchman broke his own world record in the over-100s category Friday, riding 26.927 kilometers (16.7 miles) in one hour, more than 2.5 kilomet...
  • Why city life may be bad for you
    News 2014-01-30 10:33:18 UTC
    When it comes to getting people to be more active, much of the attention is focused on the improving sports facilities, encouraging people to join the gym or lambasting schools for not doing enough PE. But could another crucial factor be the wa...
  • Childern: Health Effects of Excessive TV Watching
    Us_president_trump_tried_to_blackmail_the_hosts_of_msnbc's_%e2%80%9cmorning_joe%e2%80%9d 2014-01-16 23:17:42 UTC
    The following list some of the adverse Effects of Television on Child Health from spending too much time with TV and videos. <h3>Overweight and Diabetes</h3> Children and TV Statistics: The number of children and adolescents who are overwei...
  • Kerry: US will support Iraq, but without troops
    Kerry-diaalnews.com 2014-01-05 10:28:31 UTC
    JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that America would support Iraq in its fight against al-Qaida-linked militants who have overrun two cities in the country's west, but said the U.S. wouldn't send troops, calling the b...
  • Michael Schumacher's love of the limit
    Michael_schumacher-diaalnews.com 2014-01-01 10:08:36 UTC
    <h3>Michael Schumacher's love of speed and adrenaline goes far beyond the cockpit: the seven-time Formula One champion - like most of his racing peers - has always sought excitement in his private life.</h3> Horse-riding, sky diving, motorcycle r...
  • Vitamin E may slow Alzheimer's disease progression
    Alzheimer-diaalnews.com 2013-12-31 21:35:54 UTC
    Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease — the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage. In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of ...
  • Home electricity use in US falling to 2001 levels
    Tv-diaalnews.com 2013-12-31 12:02:09 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — The average amount of electricity consumed in U.S. homes has fallen to levels last seen more than a decade ago, back when the smartest device in people's pockets was a Palm pilot and anyone talking about a tablet was probably an ar...
  • New Kit Predicts Most Common Lung Cancer Survival
    131025091818-large 2013-12-21 07:27:51 UTC
    This genetic test is the result of a joint research of Computational Intelligence Group of the Department of Artificial Intelligence of the UPM with the Molecular Oncology Unit of the CIEMAT. This test would enhance patients' quality of life for t...
  • Studies: Some cancer treatments can be skipped
    Breast-cancer-diaalnews.com 2013-12-11 20:50:16 UTC
    SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Tens of thousands of women each year might be able to skip at least some of the grueling treatments for breast cancer — which can include surgery, heavy chemo and radiation — without greatly harming their odds of survival, new r...
  • U.S. students lag behind international peers
    180793582 2013-12-03 23:56:55 UTC
    <h3>In tests reading, math and science, U.S. 15-year-olds were outperformed by many of their counterparts in Asia and Europe - in some cases placing below the international average.</h3> WASHINGTON (AP) — American students once again lag behind...
  • Man survives 3 days at bottom of Atlantic
    56fdf2b2b106e228440f6a70670083e5 2013-12-03 22:42:01 UTC
    LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat for three days, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle. The Nigerian cook survived by breathing an ever-dwindling supply of oxygen in an air pocke...
  • First lady Michelle Obama: “I'm not a big believer in Facebook for young people"
    Ht_michelle_barack_obama_nt_131127_16x9_608_what_michelle_obama_really_thinks_about_facebook 2013-12-02 19:44:56 UTC
    First lady Michelle Obama doesn’t want her two young daughters to have a big presence on Facebook yet, she told ABC News’ Barbara Walters in an interview. “I still am not a big believer in Facebook for young people…particularly for them, because ...
  • How to Live a Simple and Peaceful Life
    Live-life 2013-11-25 08:37:27 UTC
    In our daily lives, we often rush through tasks, trying to get them done, trying to finish as much as we can each day, speeding along in our cars to our next destination, rushing to do what we need to do there, and then leaving so that we can spee...
  • 12 Ways to Help Your Child Cope With ADHD
    Adhd-diaalnews.com 2013-11-23 08:03:43 UTC
    <h3>Try these methods to help your child manage ADHD without taking meds.</h3> If your child has been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), he or she is not alone. The National Institute of Mental Health reports that in ...
  • Rickets making a comeback in the UK, doctors say
    Diaalnews.com 2013-11-08 19:46:57 UTC
    LONDON (AP) — Rickets, the childhood disease that once caused an epidemic of bowed legs and curved spines during the Victorian era, is making a shocking comeback in 21st-century Britain. Rickets results from a severe deficiency of vitamin D, wh...
  • No more trans fat: FDA banning the artery-clogger
    B2d541a88ca86e25420f6a7067004cbe 2013-11-07 22:39:07 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Heart-clogging trans fats were once a staple of the American diet, plentiful in baked goods, microwave popcorn and fried foods. Now, mindful of the health risks, the Food and Drug Administration is getting rid of what's left of t...
  • America's poor at 49.7M, higher than official rate
    Nation's_poor_at_49.7m__higher_than_official_rate-diaalnews.com 2013-11-06 19:22:13 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of poor people in America is 3 million higher than the official count, encompassing 1 in 6 residents due to out-of-pocket medical costs and work-related expenses, according to a revised census measure released Wednesda...
  • Germany: 1,400 paintings found at apartment
    Germany-_1_400_paintings_found_at_apartment-diaalnews.com 2013-11-05 10:52:12 UTC
    AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — German officials say a huge hoard of art found last year at a Munich apartment included works ranging from Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Max Liebermann and back to the 16th century, some of them apparently seized by the Naz...
  • Warming report sees violent, sicker, poorer future
    Climate_change-diaalnews.com 2013-11-02 21:57:13 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They're likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international scientific report ...