Mom Able To Detect Rare Cancer In 3-Month-Old Son With iPhone Photo

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A Georgia mother saved her son’s life after a photo taken on her iPhone helped her detect a rare form of cancer, Fox News reported. Josie Rock, 41, noticed an abnormality in her son Asher’s eye when the flash of her phone accidentally went off and showed a glow in his right eye, Fox News reported. The...

Top Republican Demands Janet Yellen Testifies About $44 Billion In Unused COVID Funds

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A top GOP congressman urged Democrats to require Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to testify about $44 billion in unused coronavirus rental assistance funds. House Financial Services Committee Ranking Member Patrick McHenry wrote to his counterpart Chairwoman Maxine Waters on Tuesday, demanding her to force Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to testify about the apparent...

Fully Vaccinated Do Not Need Booster For Delta Variant, CDC And FDA Say

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Fully vaccinated Americans do not need to receive a booster shot to protect against the Delta variant, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration said in a press release. “People who are fully vaccinated are protected from severe disease and death, including from the variants currently circulating in the country such as...

Study Finds New Clues Into What Caused Blood Clots In AstraZeneca Vaccine Recipients

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A group of Canadian researchers published a study Wednesday highlighting a previously unknown link between certain amino acids and rare blood clots in AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine recipients. Researchers said it could assist doctors in identifying and treating the blood clots which result from an immune-driven mix of coagulation and loss of...

Shortening Work Week Doesn’t Affect Productivity, Improves Well-Being, Study Claims

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A real-world trial claims to show that shortening the common 40-hour workweek improved workers’ well-being and didn’t negatively impact overall productivity. Researchers concluded that the trial, which took place in Iceland, was a success and proved that a shorter workweek could be beneficial across the world, according to their report. The Reykjavík City Council and the Icelandic...

‘Robots Don’t Need Lunch Breaks’: Grubhub Rolls Out Food-Delivering Robots

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Food delivery service Grubhub announced Tuesday its plans to use robots to deliver food on college campuses this fall. The company partnered with Russian technology firm Yandex to use its “rover” robots to automate food delivery on more than 250 college campuses, Grubhub announced in a press release. The program plans to be operational by the fall...

Winemakers In Brawl Over Who Makes ‘Real’ Champagne

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A new Russian law claims that the term “champagne” can only be used if it comes from Russian wine, provoking a French winemaker to stop exports to the country, the Associated Press reported Monday. Winemaker Moet-Hennessy, a French multinational corporation, said it was suspending champagne shipments to Russia, according to the AP. “These...

Britney Spears Just Broke Her Silence on #FreeBritney—Let’s Hope It Sparks Reform

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A lot has been said about Britney Spears’ conservatorship, but missing from the conversation has been Britney’s own voice. That changed this week when the pop singer gave public testimony and asked a judge to end her father’s control of her finances, career, and relationships. “I’ve been in denial; I’ve been in shock; I am traumatized. I...

Once Again, Man Uses CPR Skills Learned From ‘The Office’ To Save A Life

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An Indiana father with no prior medical training says he saved his daughter’s life after he remembered a humorous scene from NBC’s “The Office.” Matt Uber’s daughter, who is only four, experienced cardiac arrest after what doctors identified as calmodulinopathy, according to an NBC Today report. Uber was able to quickly help his...

Where Can I Travel To?

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As Americans, we are used to a certain amount of freedom – it’s something we hold dear. Yet, due to the coronavirus pandemic, those freedoms necessarily had to be curtailed. Now that we are coming out the other side, many of us in this country are keen to start traveling again, but the rules might...