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Study Suggests Most Americans to Be Misinformed About Sunscreens


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Most people in the U.S do not have an idea about the indications that the sunscreen labels represent, according to a new study. Under half of study participants understood the part SPF plays, while only 23% were able to indicate ...

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Why Is It Legal To Burn An American Flag? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why is it legal to burn an American flag?” you ask? Good question. Timely too. (OK, it wasn’t really “timely” we just held on to it figuring it would fly better around ...

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The World Remains Unprepared For Mass Epidemic even After Ebola Outbreak

Medecins Sans Frontieres has urged wealthy nations to develop coordinated response plans and drugs to fight neglected diseases as the global health system is unable to handle another mass epidemic like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The absence of ...

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Why Does The Pentagon Keep Anthrax Around? — ‘The Why’


Welcome to the newest edition of The Why. “Why does the Pentagon keep anthrax around?” you ask? Good question.  Timely too. (Besides, it gives us yet another chance to avoid discussing why folks name their private parts, ya know?) In ...

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China Believes Space to Be an Area of ‘Strategic Competition’

Chinese astronaut calls for cooperation, access to International Space Station

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China requests greater cooperation with other nations in space, the United States in particular, according to the most experienced astronaut in the country through CNN in an exclusive interview.   Japan, Russia, the United States and thirteen more nations cooperate ...

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Choosing the Right Sunscreen- Prioritize the UV

80% of US Sunscreen Products Contain Harmful Ingredients or are Ineffective: Report

Upon carrying out a test on numerous sun protection products, the Environmental Working Group has now found that around 80% of these sunscreen and sun protection products in the US contain either dangerous ingredients, or were unable to provide enough ...

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Second Quarter Shows No Improvement in the Declining Productivity of US

U.S. productivity falls for second straight quarter

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The United States nonfarm productivity decreased in the first quarter thanks to the harsh winter which pushes labor-related production costs to increase by the quickest pace in a year. Productivity declined at an annual rate of 1.9 percent after dropping ...

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Consumer Mentality Sets The Stage For $15 Minimum Wage Across US

Consumer Mentality Pushing For 15 Minimum Wage

Scottsdale, Arizona – The cries for a higher minimum wage and an increased standard of living for the country’s poorest families have been heard from coast to coast. Some industries are working toward the goal of a $15 minimum hourly ...

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US Economic Growth Slows Coming Into 2nd Quarter But Still On Upturn

US Economic Growth Slows In March Due To Bad Weather

A decline is job growth has some concerned about an economic slowdown in the US economy during March. Despite adding 120,000 new jobs to the market, the growth is less than what was expected by many analysts. The good news ...

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