More Americans Than Ever Oppose Overturning Roe v. Wade

Vice President-elect Mike Pence has said he would like to see Roe v. Wade ― the seminal 1973 Supreme Court ruling that affirmed a woman’s right to get an abortion in the United States ― sent to the “ash heap of history.”President-elect Donald Trump ― a man who has held a dizzying number of stances on abortion ...
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When Good Enough is Good Enough

by Terri Trespicio There's a voice in your head that tells you that you could do better--at everything. Especially this time of year. Could have bought a better gift; hosted a better party; found a better tree. Even that meal, well, maybe you should have gone with the mashed instead of baked. It's endless. I know that voice because I have one just ...
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The U.S. Navy Will Add Nine New Ships in 2017

The U.S. Navy Will Add Nine New Ships in 2017The list includes everything from an aircraft carrier to submarines.Original link
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5 Ways (and Whys) to Put Yourself First

by Kara Baskin Most of us spend our days bouncing from obligation to obligation--work, carpool, meetings, you name it--at the expense of our physical and mental health. During the holidays, with our schedules bursting at the seams, spending time on ourselves tends to fall even lower on our priority list. When things quiet down, we often only pause ...
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Um, Since When Does the Right Wing Like Julian Assange?

Um, Since When Does the Right Wing Like Julian Assange?Or: how partisanship trumps principle.Original link
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One Breath Into This Breathalyzer Can Diagnose 17 Diseases

A single breath into a newfangled breathalyzer is all doctors need to diagnose 17 different diseases, including lung cancer, irritable bowel syndrome and multiple sclerosis, a new study found.Researchers invited about 1,400 people from five different countries to breathe into the device, which is still in its testing phases. The breathalyzer could ...
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Millions Of Children Live Miles Away From Child Surgery Specialists

More than 10 million U.S. children don’t live near a pediatric anesthesiologist, a doctor who specializes in sedating children during surgery, according to a recent study.Pediatric anesthesiologists give children the medications needed to sedate them or put them completely to sleep during surgery and other procedures. They also monitor childr...
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People Falsely Believe Pricier Foods Are Healthier

Given the prevalence of inexpensive food that promotes overeating, it makes sense that we try to guard against “cheap and unhealthy” food in an effort to be healthy. But we may be overcorrecting, forgetting that “cheap and healthy” food exists too. According to a recent study published in Journal of Consumer Research, m...
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6 Ways Your Diet Is Damaging Your Skin

Your Diet Can Cause Acne if.... • It’s high in the wrong kind of carbsRefined carbs (think anything made with white flour or sugar, also known as high-glycemic-index foods) spike your blood sugar, which also increases insulin and creates inflammation in your skin, says Eleni Linos, MD, an assistant professor of dermatology at University ...
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Parental Obesity Can Take A Huge Toll On Early Childhood Development

One in five pregnant women is overweight or obese, a growing public health issue that’s particularly troubling in light of recent findings linking prenatal obesity to an increased risk for autism and other neurodevelopmental and psychiatric disorders. But it’s not only the mother’s weight that can cause problems. Ne...
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Shocking Dashcam Video and Audio Captures Moment Cop Was Shot Along Roadway

Shocking Dashcam Video and Audio Captures Moment Cop Was Shot Along RoadwayBoth a fellow officer and passerby came to Valley Brook Officer Brian Southerland's aid when he was shot during a traffic stop.Original link
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London Zoo begins annual residents count

London Zoo begins annual residents countKeepers at ZSL London zoo began the mammoth task of counting the park’s more than 700 species using treats to entice some animals out for the annual stocktake. Information collected is then shared with other zoos around the world to help in the protection of endangered species.Original link
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Meet the Faraday Future FF91, the Most Advanced EV Ever (If It Reaches Production)

Meet the Faraday Future FF91, the Most Advanced EV Ever (If It Reaches Production)Faraday's future begins to take shape.Original link
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Giving Newborns medicine is a dangerous guessing game. Can we make it safer?

By Megan ScudellariBOSTON -- Two rows of plastic cocoons line the walls of the neonatal intensive care unit, sheltering babies so tiny, their little hands can't wrap around their parents' index fingers. Many have been treated with multiple medications in their short lives: antibiotics, anesthetics, narcotics, diuretics.And most of the drugs coursin...
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Long Island Rail Road commuter train derails in Brooklyn

Long Island Rail Road commuter train derails in BrooklynAt least 37 people have suffered non-life-threatening injuries in a New York City commuter train derailment on Wednesday during peak morning commuting hours, city officials said. Dozens of emergency crews swarmed Atlantic Terminal in the borough of Brooklyn after the Long Island Railroad train went off the tracks at about 8:30 a.m. local time insi...
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Massive Recall Of Cat Food Underway

Massive Recall Of Cat Food UnderwayThe products affected were all distributed for retail between Dec. 20 and Tuesday.Original link
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Ancient Cross and Menorah Carvings Found Side by Side

Ancient Cross and Menorah Carvings Found Side by SideEngravings of a cross and a menorah carved thousands of years ago were recently found in a cave in Israel, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). Hikers unexpectedly came upon the ancient carvings while exploring subterranean passages in southern Israel. Archaeologists with the IAA dated the menorah carving to the second century A.D...
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Advice for Families Facing College Cost, Loan Repayment Woes

Advice for Families Facing College Cost, Loan Repayment WoesLuckily, the Student Loan Ranger is still here to help. If you have a question for the Student Loan Ranger, please reach out to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The federal government calculates this number, which helps determine eligibility for need-based financial aid, such as Pell Grants and subsidized Stafford loans.Original link
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AT&T to conduct 5G network trials for DirecTv Now customers

AT&T to conduct 5G network trials for DirecTv Now customers(Reuters) - AT&T Inc said it plans to test its high-speed wireless 5G network, which reached speeds of 14 gigabits per second in lab trials, for customers of its online streaming television service, DirecTv Now, in Austin, Texas. The U.S. wireless carrier, which plans to conduct the trial in the first half of 2017, has also teamed up with Qual...
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Carnival turning cruise ships into 'smart cities' at sea

Carnival turning cruise ships into 'smart cities' at seaLeisure travel colossus Carnival Corporation is putting a spin on technology used at Disney World to turn cruise ships into what it bills as smart cities at sea. Carnival on Tuesday introduced an "Ocean Medallion" designed to tailor trips to individual passengers by learning their tastes and on-board habits, and even keeping track of roaming child...
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