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So long, streetlights -- there’s a new technology lighting up the pavement in the Netherlands. On a 500-meter stretch of highway in the city of Oss, you can now find road markings that glow in the dark.
Concerns that Ukraine would be boycotting the Sochi Paralympic Games were quelled on Friday when the Ukrainian Paralympic Committee announced that -- despite Russian occupation in Crimea -- its team would still be competing. Valeriy Sushkevich, president of the…
Olympic history was made early Wednesday morning when two athletes tied for first place in the women’s downhill skiing finals at the Sochi, Russia, games. Dominique Gisin of Switzerland and Tina Maze of Slovenia each completed their runs with a…
Ten rival pharmaceutical companies have joined forces with the National Institutes of Health in a new initiative to research Alzheimer’s, Type 2 diabetes, lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. The unlikely pact between the competing firms — which includes big names…
In his new study published in the journal Health Affairs, Steven Cummins, a professor of population health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, examines how adding a supermarket to a food desert can change — or not…
When it comes to student achievement, school size can matter.
Some of the new financial-health numbers out from the Bureau of Economic Analysis Friday morning are a bit of a yawn. American’s disposable income decreased by $3.8 billion, but while that may sound like quite a bit that amount…
In the hopes of making a better flu vaccine, NIH scientists are purposely infecting dozens of volunteers with the influenza virus, The Associated Press reports.
The black-and-white nutrition facts on the side of your cereal box may soon get a new look. The Associated Press reported Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration is considering revising nutrition labels to reflect updated knowledge about nutrition…
A new essay in the journal Health Affairs proposes that tackling tort reform on the federal level could convince doctors to agree to bigger changes in the U.S. health care system. Photo illustration by DNY59. It's a scenario most people…
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