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Lava flow from Hawaii volcano could threaten homes, scientists say

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU (Reuters) – State scientists and officials are warning some residents of Hawaii’s Big Island that their homes could be jeopardized by a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano that is moving through a forest preserve toward their neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Lava flow from Hawaii volcano could threaten homes, scientists say

By Malia Mattoch McManus HONOLULU (Reuters) – State scientists and officials are warning some residents of Hawaii’s Big Island that their homes could be jeopardized by a lava flow from Kilauea Volcano that is moving through a forest preserve toward their neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patients’ families

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, and many of those who developed secondary infections contracted mild cases of MERS, global … Continue reading

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Scientists find mild cases of MERS among patients’ families

By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO (Reuters) – Fewer than half of Saudi Arabian patients in a study passed the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome virus to household members, and many of those who developed secondary infections contracted mild cases of MERS, global … Continue reading

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1 in 10 Packaged Foods Has Trans Fat

People may be consuming more trans fat than they think, as a result of misleading food labels, according to a study from the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.      Researchers examined 4,340 top-selling packaged foodsand found that 9 … Continue reading

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1 in 10 Packaged Foods Has Trans Fat

People may be consuming more trans fat than they think, as a result of misleading food labels, according to a study from the New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.      Researchers examined 4,340 top-selling packaged foodsand found that 9 … Continue reading

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Ebola Outbreak: Do Hazmat Suits Protect Workers, or Just Scare Everyone?

For health care workers and researchers, wearing pressurized, full-body suits around Ebola patients may be counterproductive to treating the disease, say three Spanish researchers in a new letter published in the journal The Lancet. But other health experts, wary of … Continue reading

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Ebola Outbreak: Do Hazmat Suits Protect Workers, or Just Scare Everyone?

For health care workers and researchers, wearing pressurized, full-body suits around Ebola patients may be counterproductive to treating the disease, say three Spanish researchers in a new letter published in the journal The Lancet. But other health experts, wary of … Continue reading

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Brutal Winter? Almanac Could Be Wrong, Scientists Say

The United States is in for another long, cold winter, according to the newest edition of the Farmers’ Almanac. But before you get out your snow shovel and fuzzy mittens, keep reading. Expert meteorologists say the nearly 200-year-old publication’s foreboding … Continue reading

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Scientists solve mystery of moving Death Valley rocks

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A solution to the longstanding mystery of why rocks move erratically across an isolated patch of California’s Death Valley finally emerged on Thursday, when researchers published a study showing the driving force was … Continue reading

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