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Dementia Linked To Heartburn Drugs, But The Connection Isn’t Really That Clear Cut

A study out of Germany has found a link between heartburn drugs and dementia, but for now, no one is being told to shelve their Nexium pills just yet. At the very least, the link between heartburn drugs and dementia only suggests that this class of medicine is not quite as safe as doctors once believed. The study also adds ...

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One year later, the Comcast merger apocalypse still isn’t here

One year ago today, Comcast announced a deal: it planned to merge with rival Time Warner Cable in a transaction worth north of $ 45 billion. The two cable giants could become one; federal regulators could approve the merger with a few swift stroke of their pens. “We believe that this transaction is approvable,” Comcast CEO Brian Roberts said simply, as executives prophesied ...

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Making Toys Isn’t Fun for Mattel, LeapFrog. And for Hasbro?

Filed under: Earnings, Consumer Goods, Consumer Electronics, Toys, Investing Gene J. Puskar/AP It continues to be a blue Christmas for most of the country’s toy makers. Mattel (MAT) and LeapFrog (LF) have seen their shares rocked this earnings season after warning that their holiday quarters weren’t so hot. Rival Hasbro (HAS) is expected to hold up better when it reports ...

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Patients Have Been ‘Waking Up’ During Surgery, Surprisingly Pain Isn’t The Worst Part Of The Experience

Surgeries can be a pretty nightmarish experience. The mere thought of being cut open and operated by a surgeon is enough for most people to cower in fear and seek alternative treatment methods. Now imagine “waking up” while a surgeon operates on you. Though it sounds horrific, the biggest-ever study of this phenomenon is shedding light on what such an ...

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Square’s massive new funding isn’t good news for the company

Square, the payment-processing company, has reportedly closed a new $ 150 million round of funding that values the company at $ 6 billion. On the surface this sounds like good news, with some eye-popping dollar figures. But the truth is that the details of Square’s round seem to confirm ongoing reports that the company’s growth is slowing, profits are lacking, and ...

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Percy Harvin isn’t practicing on Wednesday, still worth a fantasy stash

Seattle Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin did not practice on Wednesday. He is not expected to play against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. He’s been out for the entire season after suffering a hip injury in the offseason. Harvin was terrific last year before going down due to injury and he was miles ahead of every other receiver in yards after ...

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