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Women Who Eat Fish 2 Times Weekly Cut Their Risk Of Hearing Loss

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Are you finding it tougher to follow conversations in a noisy restaurant? Or does it seem like people are mumbling when you speak with them?  The blood flow to the inner ear needs to be very well-regulated and “higher fish ...

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Facebook Looking To Use Software To Prevent Suicide

Facebook Software Detect Suicidal Content

Menlo Park, California – Suicidal people are increasingly posting their pleas and final words online using social media, and Facebook is one of the more common sources. With access to this level of personal information, and status history, Facebook feels ...

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Suicide Prevention: Facebook Introduces New Tools To Help A Friend

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Suicide Prevention and Facebook: You can now and more easily help save the lives of friends who might appear distressed, through a new updated Facebook feature. The troubled poster will then receive a message from Facebook saying that someone was ...

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What Is The Enigma Of The Shugborough Inscription?

The Shepherds of Arcadia by Nicolas Poussin, c 1638. (Wikimedia Commons)

On the grounds of Shugborough Hall in Staffordshire, England, sits an 18th-Century monument known as the Shepherd’s Monument. The Monument contains a relief, depicting a copy of a Nicolas Poussin painting, and a cipher text that has stumped historians and decoders ...

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Japanese Mushroom Extract To Help Treat HPV Infections

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A Japanese mushroom extract, active hexose correlated compound (AHCC), appears to be effective in eradicating persistent human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, according to results of a small pilot study. HPV16 and HPV18 are known to cause around 70% of cervical cancer ...

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Apple CEO Cook To Obama: Don’t Invade Our Privacy

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According to several sources, last Friday Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out the White House Cybersecurity Summit at Stanford University in Stanford, California. He discussed the importance of preserving our online privacy at a time when stealing critical information is ...

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Facebook Legacy Allows Heir To Manage Memorial Page

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Facebook legacy, the newest solution for leaving behind your social media account when you die. Facebook now allows users in the United States to designate a friend or relative to manage their accounts when they pass away. A designated “legacy contact” ...

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The Almost “Internet Apocalypse” Facebook, Instagram Down Causes Panic

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For a while (approximately an hour) on Tuesday, two giant Internet social networking sites Facebook and Instagram suddenly went offline. This immediately triggered some panic among their users, with more posting afterward on the microblogging site Twitter about the “social media meltdown.” With ...

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Why Is Microsoft’s HoloLens So Promising? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is Microsoft’s HoloLens so promising?” you ask?  Good question. Timely too. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why don’t guys admit that they really only use the internet to watch free ...

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