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7 servings of fruits, veggies reduces death risk

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Forbes: Overwhelming evidence shows that consuming seven servings of fruits and vegetables per day considerably decreases one's death risk.

 

No sign of Russian troop pullout

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

BBC: Nato is not seeing a Russian troop pullout from the Ukraine border.

 

Microsoft CEO reshuffles senior ranks

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Monday, March 31, 2014

Reuters: Satya Nadella named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming systems.

 

Last day to enroll in Obamacare

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Monday, March 31, 2014

BBC: More than six million Americans have signed up for plans through the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplaces.

 

Microsoft brings Office to the iPad

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Friday, March 28, 2014

Forbes: The apps are free but users will need a subscription to Microsoft's Office 365 service to use them.

 

CDC: Autism rates in U.S. children increased 30%

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Friday, March 28, 2014

CNN: One in 68 children in the United States has an autism spectrum disorder.

 

IMF agrees to $14 to $18B bailout for Ukraine

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

Reuters: The International Monetary Fund agreement is intended to help Ukraine meet debt payments.

 

WHO: World now 80% polio-free

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Thursday, March 27, 2014

BBC: The World Health Organization has declared its South East Asia region free of the deadly virus.

 

Facebook bets $2B on virtual-reality headset

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Bloomberg: Facebook Inc. made a $2 billion bet after purchasing Oculus VR Inc., saying the headset will become the next focus of its users' social lives.

 

Study: 1 in 25 patients gets infection in hospital

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Wednesday, March 26, 2014

CNN: In 2011, approximately 721,800 patients acquired infections at hospitals.

 

Obama to propose ending NSA bulk data collection

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

CNN: The proposed legislation would end part of the National Security Agency's bulk phone records data collection program.

 

Air pollution linked to 7M deaths globally

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014

BBC: The World Health Organization estimates that seven million people died as a result of air pollution in 2012.

 

U.S. to allow some people to enroll in Obamacare after deadline

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Monday, March 24, 2014

Reuters: People who were prevented from enrolling in the federal health insurance marketplace due to technical glitches will be allowed to sign up after March 31.

 
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