Parkinson’s: These common health problems could be early signs

When people talk about Parkinson’s disease, the image that most often comes to mind is of an elderly person who shakes and has trouble moving. And, in the later stages of Parkinson’s, this is often…

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Grindr is the latest victim of US-China tensions

Beijing Kunlun Tech acquired a 60% stake in Grindr — which describes itself as “the world’s largest social networking app for gay, bi, trans and queer people” — in 2016 and was expected to take…

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George Papanicolaou celebrated by Google Doodle

And for that, you have Dr. George Papanicolaou to thank. So why are Pap smears so important? And who’s the man behind Monday’s Google Doodle? Pap tests help doctors detect any abnormal cells in the…

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Trump says he’ll meet with China’s Xi amid intensifying trade fight

Trump predicted that his meeting with Xi will likely be “very fruitful” and said he believes China wants to reach a deal, even as he vented about China reneging earlier this month on key portions…

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Low-dose aspirin linked to bleeding in the skull, new report says

Researchers analyzed data from 13 previous studies in which over 130,000 people ages 42 to 74, who didn’t have a history of heart disease or stroke, were given either low-dose aspirin or a placebo for…

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Trump vs. Xi in the China trade war — and it’s personal

The showdown is now no longer just a confrontation between China and the US — one a rising power challenging the long established dominance of the global economic leader. It’s become a test of wills…

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Hip fractures are deadly for many seniors

Beyond suffering pain, a hip fracture results in a loss of physical function, decreased social engagement, increased dependence, and worse quality of life. Many people who have a hip fracture need to change their living…

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IPhone owners can sue Apple for monopolizing App Store, Supreme Court rules

Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in the majority opinion, said that when “retailers engage in unlawful anticompetitive conduct that harms consumers,” people buying those companies’ products have the right to hold the businesses to account. “That is…

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Scientology cruise ship measles outbreak: 91% of people aboard immune

The Freewinds was quarantined after arriving at St. Lucia on April 30 and a female crew member was placed in isolation aboard the vessel as health officials on the Caribbean island feared more people could…

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Stephen Breyer’s warning and other things we learned at the Supreme Court Monday

Be very careful before you overturn precedent, he said. Breyer’s warnings, coupled with two unusual death penalty opinions and a rare vote from Brett Kavanaugh siding with the liberals on the bench, gave fodder to…

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