Lebanon: 3 power stations hit by fuel shortage

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Lebanon: 3 power stations hit by fuel shortage

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power after the outage Hundreds of thousands of people in the Lebanese capital Beirut and the coastal city of Tyre are…

Here are some tips to help us stay safe this holiday season

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Here are some tips to help us stay safe this holiday season

The holidays can be difficult for many of us. From stress about your social engagements to holiday party host responsibilities, all those traveling plans and conflicts, the holidays can be stressful for our bodies….

Airbags in hospital air filters 'could protect against TB'

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Airbags in hospital air filters ‘could protect against TB’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The devices could stop other patients being infected, say researchers Air filters used in hospitals could protect patients from airborne infections such as tuberculosis, say researchers. A study found…

Fancy a supermarket unicorn? It's a plastics unicorn

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Fancy a supermarket unicorn? It’s a plastics unicorn

Written by By Staff Writer You’re feeling naughty, tempted to slip an edible item into your lunch. But a wad of plastic wrapping, that you thought would protect your edible snack from pesky ants,…

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CDC Director Deflects Sequestration Criticism

Just days after anti-vaccine activist Richard Silverstein said on his show last week that he believed CDC Director Dr. Anne Schuchat should resign, she was questioned on the matter at the MPR’s annual forum…