Tag Archives: U.S.

Heart Disease: Preventing The Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S.

Heart disease, also referred to as cardiovascular disease, is the leading cause of death in both men and women in the United States, according to WebMD. Each year, this deadly disease claims the lives of nearly 600,000 people in the U.S. alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control. That is one in every four people. Although there are some ...

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U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy Says Medical Marijuana Can Help, Measles Vaccine Is Safe And Effective

The United States’ new Surgeon General, Vivek Murthy, indicated that medical cannabis can help some patients and the measles vaccine is safe and effective. Dr. Murthy, who is making history as the youngest surgeon general and the first to be of Indian descent, discussed the safety of the measles vaccine and his views on medical marijuana as he joined “CBS ...

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Report: U.S. on path to energy independence

Daniel J. GraeberHOUSTON, Oct. 24 (UPI) — The United States is on the path to energy independence because it’s producing more reserves than it consumes, analysis from Wood Mackenzie finds. Top News – UPI.com

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Ebola in New York: Will U.S. Stocks Follow Europe Lower?

Filed under: Market News, Stocks, World Markets Bryan Thomas/Getty ImagesA health alert is displayed Thursday at the entrance to Bellevue Hospital in New York City. By Leslie Shaffer | @LeslieShaffer1 The diagnosis of an Ebola case in New York sent U.S. futures into a tizzy, spurring worries Wall Street may give up recent gains, as Europe stocks fell Friday. The ...

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U.S. Customs and Border Protection evaluating Lockheed system

Richard TomkinsWASHINGTON, Oct. 23 (UPI) — An aerostat surveillance system being used by the U.S. Army in Afghanistan is being evaluated along the U.S.-Mexico border U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Latest News – UPI.com

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Market Wrap: U.S. Stocks Slide on Global Growth Concerns

Filed under: Market News, Global Economy, World Markets, Investing AP/Paul SancyaChevrolet Volts on the assembly line at a General Motors plant in Hamtramck, Michigan. GM’s stock sank Tuesday; analysts predict its earnings will suffer as it invests heavily in production. By STEVE ROTHWELL NEW YORK — The prospects of weakening global growth weighed on the stock market Tuesday. U.S. growth ...

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U.S. Navy Tests Out New Way of Making Clothes

Filed under: Apparel, Manufacturing, This Built America Steven Senne/APBethany Pollack attaches a swatch of U.S. Navy camouflaged prototype fabric to a Gelbo Flex Tester machine, at Propel, a textile technology research company, in Pawtucket, R.I. By JENNIFER McDERMOTT PAWTUCKET, R.I. — Welding isn’t just for aircraft carriers anymore. The U.S. Navy could be turning to ultrasonic welding to make its ...

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Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson rumored members of task force to choose next U.S. Ryder Cup captain

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson make for a lousy Ryder Cup twosome but the U.S. superstars are poised to team up to help revamp the Americans’ system for choosing captains and players. Brandel Chamblee will not be happy about this. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, whom Chamblee blamed for “corrupting” the Ryder Cup experience after the Europeans decimated the Tiger-less but ...

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