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Johnson & Johnson loses $417M verdict in talc powder suit
U.S. News // 8 hours ago
Johnson & Johnson loses $417M verdict in talc powder suit
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A Los Angeles jury on Monday awarded $417 million to a 62-year-old women who blames the company's talc powder on her ovarian cancer.
Caffeine may help patients wake up faster after anesthesia
Health News // 9 hours ago
Caffeine may help patients wake up faster after anesthesia
Caffeine may help patients wake up more quickly after general anesthesia, an animal study suggests.
Hernia patients may require fewer opioids after surgery: Study
Health News // 10 hours ago
Hernia patients may require fewer opioids after surgery: Study
Hernia surgery patients may require far fewer opioid painkillers than they're prescribed, new research suggests.
Corpse flowers' smelly blooms draw thousands in D.C.
U.S. News // 11 hours ago
Corpse flowers' smelly blooms draw thousands in D.C.
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Washington D.C.'s hot summer has caused many to sweat it out, but it's just what the city's three corpse flowers, which bloom with a violent stench, needed.
JPMorgan pledges $2M to anti-hate groups after Charlottesville
U.S. News // 12 hours ago
JPMorgan pledges $2M to anti-hate groups after Charlottesville
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- JPMorgan Chase announced Monday it will split $2 million among two anti-hate groups after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Science News // 12 hours ago
Mountain-side genome sequencing a win for science
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, have developed portable, real-time DNA sequencing that can be conducted on location, such as a mountainside.
Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
U.S. News // 13 hours ago
Police: Houston man arrested planting bomb at Confederate statue
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- A 25-year-old Houston man is accused of trying to plant explosives at a Confederate statue in a Houston park, federal officials said Monday.
Zika hijacks pregnant women's immune systems to attack fetus
Health News // 13 hours ago
Zika hijacks pregnant women's immune systems to attack fetus
The Zika virus thrives in pregnant women by suppressing their immune systems and running roughshod over natural defenses, so it can attack the fetus, a new study reports.
Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
Odd News // 13 hours ago
Browsing dog pushes shopping cart at California grocery store
Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Shoppers at a California grocery store captured video of a highly unusual sight: A dog on its hind legs casually pushing a shopping cart.
Survey: Majority of U.S. parents would support teen switching gender
Health News // 13 hours ago
Survey: Majority of U.S. parents would support teen switching gender
More than half of U.S. adults surveyed would be supportive if their teenage child who wanted to transition to the opposite gender, a new online survey finds.
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