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October 28, 2017 6:09 AM Zimbabwe: Who Is Really Responsible for Collapse of Zimbabwe's Health Services?

Oakland — On October 22, 2017, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it had removed Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following outrage and concerns raised by his appointment just two days before. A Guardian article cited WHO member states and activists "who noted that Zimbabwe's health care system, like many of its public 156

October 27, 2017 8:10 PM 8? Solving Apple’s iPhone sales equation

The iPhone 8 saw Apple's weakest new phone sales in years, while iPhone X demand outstripped supply within minutes of the start of pre-orders last night. It would be easy to conclude that an underwhelming iPhone 8 has been ignored by consumers in favor of a much more exciting iPhone X, but it's actually not that simple. Apple's online store now shows 158

October 27, 2017 8:01 PM It Turns Out, Smoking Weed May Actually Be Good For Your Sex Life

A new study says pot smokers may have more sex than non-smokers. Good news for pot smokers: Smoking weed regularly could actually be beneficial to your sex life. While previous studies have suggested that frequent marijuana use may impair sexual desire or performance, new research out of Stanford University School of Medicine suggests the opposite may be true. “Frequent 155

October 27, 2017 5:19 PM Food allergies surging among US kids and adults, research shows

WASHINGTON — Food allergies are on the rise across the country, according to two new studies released Friday by the American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. Dr. Ruchi Gupta, lead author of one of the studies, didn’t expect the jump in adult-onset food allergies. “Food allergies are often seen as a condition that begins in childhood, so the idea that 45 percent 142

October 26, 2017 12:39 PM Pope Francis Speaks to International Space Station: Live Stream Info for Space Call

Catholics believe the Pope is already closer to God in some ways than anyone else on Earth. But on Thursday, he’s taking it further, by beaming himself up to the heavens. This marks only the second papal call to the orbit-based research center, after Pope Benedict XVI phoned in 2011. Among the ISS crew is an Italian, 60-year-old Paolo Nespoli, currently 290

October 26, 2017 4:09 AM Wearing a bra can cause breast cancer and other myths busted

NEW DELHI: To increase awareness about the disease, October, every year, is referred as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This is the biggest myth people have. It is not just limited to breast cancer. People live in this bubble of denial that while bad things happen in this world, there is no way it can happen to them. And when something happens, they are unable 153

October 26, 2017 2:51 AM Google Pixel 2, iPhone X, Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Finding perfection in imperfection

Well until last year it seemed the world of smartphones had come to a standstill. It seemed smartphones weren't moving forward, or rather, they weren't moving fast enough. A lot of the smartphones that we were seeing were mere incremental updates, and not breakthrough products capable of challenging the status quo: capable of making potential buyers 144

October 25, 2017 9:01 PM "Cancer Showed Me That I Can Get Through More Than I Thought I Could", Renee Wheeler

Renee Wheeler is a 38 year-old Charlotte, North Carolina resident, wife and mother of two preschool age children. She had just turned 37 years old when she had her first mammogram. As Renee shared, “Neither my OBGYN or myself had felt a lump during routine breast exams.” Her story is important because it speaks to why it is so critical to be your own best advocate 153

October 25, 2017 8:14 PM Microsoft has stopped making the Kinect, and that makes me sad

Robbing the Xbox of its eyes and ears makes it a lesser platform. Microsoft is no longer building any Kinect devices for consoles or PCs, writes Fast Co. Design. Since their 2010 introduction on the Xbox 360 and through major updates for Xbox One and PC, the sensors combined a depth-sensing camera, a regular video camera, and a microphone array into a device 156

October 25, 2017 10:06 AM Bad Rabbit ransomware is a worrying new threat spreading across Europe

A new strain of ransomware is spreading across Europe at a fast enough pace to elicit worried noises from security companies – and initial comparisons with NotPetya – with at least five countries reportedly affected so far. Called Bad Rabbit, the malware initially struck computers mostly in Russia, and also Ukraine, Bulgaria, Turkey and Germany. Of course 144