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  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • Most people aren't meeting exercise guidelines
    Most adults in the USA aren't meeting the federal physical activity recommendations for both aerobic exercise and muscle-strengthening activity, according to government statistics out today. About 79% of adults don't meet the physical activity guidelines that advise getting at least 2½ hours a week of moderate-intensity aerobic activity such as brisk walking, or one hour and 15 minutes a week of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, such as jogging. More
  • US suicide rate rose sharply among middle-aged
    Health officials say suicides among middle-aged Americans climbed at a startling rate over the past decade, a period that included the recession. Overall, the suicide rate for the age group jumped 28 percent from 1999 to 2010. And among whites, it shot up 40 percent.... More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cost of feeding a family of four: $146 to $289 a week
    Latest statistics give a range of prices for feeding a family of four a healthy diet. The cost of feeding a family of four a healthy diet can run $146 to $289 a week, according to the latest numbers from the U.S. More
  • A Totally Criminal Response to Workplace Illness
    Tyler Durden from Fight Club was a fiction to most. But lurking the halls of Silicon Valley, we found he existed.
    07/6/2020 - 4:05 am | View Link
  • A smart hearing aid designed with modern aesthetics to empower you!
    The device that is meant to empower them and help with their hearing is actually doing the opposite by making them feel like they have something to be embarrassed about. Alice Turner decided to design ...
    07/6/2020 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • The duty and burden of the black police officer
    David J. Thomas grew up in Detroit in the 1960s, two blocks from the headquarters of the 10th Precinct. Nighttime echoed with .50-caliber machine guns. Mornings dawned over neighborhood rubble. Thomas ...
    07/6/2020 - 12:09 am | View Link
  • Life and Legacy of Al Davis: Colorblind
    Al Davis the legendary owner of the Oakland Raiders changed football and impacted a nation by being color blind, 60 years ago.
    07/5/2020 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • Ndigiti: Walking champion making a living out of making jikos
    These quotes best describe the tenacity of Africa Under-20 10,000m race walking champion Dominic Ndigiti who is now making modern jikos to combat tough economic times after his world was rocked by the ...
    07/4/2020 - 1:24 am | View Link
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