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Six million Americans have lead-tainted water in homes, schools: report

WASHINGTON, 3/17/2016 – Some six million Americans have drinking water tainted with higher levels of lead than allowed by US federal guidelines, the

Vaccine against dengue virus is 100 percent effective: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI | AFP | 3/16/2016 – An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world’s most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent

First US uterus transplant fails

WASHINGTON, | AFP | 3/9/2016 The first uterus transplant to be performed in the United States failed after the recipient suffered complications that

Overweight mothers have larger babies: study

WASHINGTON, | Tuesday 3/15/2016 – Overweight or obese women give birth to larger babies, says new research which could make some

More Tax Payments

If you’re financially unable to pay your tax debt immediately, you can make monthly payments through an installment agreement. As long as you

Genetically high cholesterol may be more common than thought

Miami, UNITED STATES | AFP | Monday 3/14/2016 – People who are born with genetically high cholesterol may be about twice as common

Youth in well-off nations smoke, drink less than in 2010: WHO

by Marlowe HOOD PARIS, France | AFP – The number of teenagers trying alcohol or cigarettes before they turn 14 has dropped, especially

Vaccine against dengue virus is 100 percent effective: study

by Kerry SHERIDAN MIAMI, AFP – An experimental vaccine against dengue, the world’s most common mosquito-borne virus, was 100 percent effective in early

PlayStation virtual reality gear to launch in October

by Glenn CHAPMAN SAN FRANCISCO – Sony plans to make virtual reality — long the stuff of films cast off into a distant

Apple says FBI out to ‘rewrite history’ in iPhone case

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple fired anew Tuesday at the US government’s legal fight to force it to break into an attacker’s iPhone, saying