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  • Creative spaces are often works Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    How do you create a space conducive to creative thinking? A number of recent books explore the working environments of creative people in search of hints and inspiration. “They’re not highly produced spaces. They are spaces that reflect the real lives of ...

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  • Urgency for vaccine grows as Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world’s pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia’s pig herds. Farmers have long contained its spread by quarantining and killing infected animals, but the disease’s devastating march into East ...

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  • Freeway crossing to give wildlife Writer : desk report August 20, 2019

    Like many urban singles, the mountain lion P-22 lives a solitary life in a too-small habitat. And he has a hard time finding a mate in the big city. Famous for traveling across two freeways and making a huge Los Angeles ...

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  • Foods to eat (and avoid) Writer : desk report August 18, 2019

    Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus. Symptoms typically begin three to 14 days after the infection, and may include a high fever, headache, vomiting, muscle and joint pains, and a characteristic skin rash. When ...

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  • FDA approves TB pill that Writer : desk report August 18, 2019

    U.S. regulators Wednesday approved a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat cases, a worsening problem in many poor countries. It’s the first TB drug from a nonprofit group, the TB Alliance. Formed to come up with ...

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  • US makes new push for Writer : desk report August 18, 2019

    U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. If successful, it would be the first change to U.S. cigarette warnings in 35 years. The Food and Drug Administration ...

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  • Drinking three cups of coffee Writer : desk report August 18, 2019

    Drinking three or more cups of coffee daily may be associated with a higher risk of migraine, according to a study published Thursday, reports The Indian Express. Afflicting more than one billion adults worldwide, migraine is the third most prevalent illness ...

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  • Boom in overdose-reversing drug is Writer : desk report August 7, 2019

    Prescriptions of the overdose-reversing drug naloxone are soaring, and experts say that could be a reason overdose deaths have stopped rising for the first time in nearly three decades. The number of naloxone prescriptions dispensed by U.S. retail pharmacies doubled from ...

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  • Hillary and Chelsea Clinton writing Writer : desk report August 6, 2019

    Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton have teamed up for “The Book of Gutsy Women,” honoring everyone from scientist Marie Curie to climate activist Greta Thunberg. Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that the book will come out Oct. 1. It’s the ...

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  • Centuries-old bazaar in Syria's Aleppo Writer : desk report August 6, 2019

    Bit by bit, Aleppo’s centuries-old bazaar is being rebuilt as Syrians try to restore one of their historical crown jewels, devastated during years of brutal fighting for control of the city. The historic Old City at the center of Aleppo saw ...

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