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Visit to Dentist Leaves Almost 600 Veterans at Risk for HIV, Hepatitis

A dentist at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Tomah, Wisconsin put almost 600 veterans at risk for multiple blood-borne diseases after failing to properly sterilize equipment between patients. As a result More »

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Chinese Firms Suffering From Increase in Cyber Attacks

Over the last two years, Chinese companies have experienced a rapidly increasing number of cyber attacks. One of the most vulnerable areas for these attacks is thought to be technology that connects More »

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Avionic Startup Releases Plans for New Supersonic Passenger Jet

Currently, there are more than 3 million people flying commercially every day. However, if Sir Richard Branson gets his way, that number may increase. Branson recently announced that he’s backing the American More »

Domino’s Testing Drone Delivery Systems in New Zealand

Businesses have been taking advantage of the sky for decades. In the early 1920s, planes began trailing banner advertisements for companies and we’ve certainly come a long way since then, although aerial messages are still a popular form of advertising.

UNM Study Shows it Costs Less to House the Homeless Than It Does to Keep Them on the Streets

The University of New Mexico Institute for Social Research (ISR) released a new study showing various economic benefits to housing the homeless population. The study takes a look at the past and current economic impact of homelessness and shows how

Donald Trump Believes More Military Spending is Necessary, Proposes New Plan

The Republican nominee for President, Donald Trump, proposed more defense and military spending in Philadelphia this September. Trump, if elected in November, would be the first president in the modern era without government or military experience, but he believes that

Ohio Town Uses Local Gardening to Help Rebuild Community

Community gardening is helping a struggling town in the Northeast rebuild. Hamilton, a 62,000-person town north of Cincinnati, saw a boom during the first half of the 20th Century, but after many factories were forced to close, the town went

Washington University Study Finds U.S. Spends More Than $1 Trillion On Incarceration

The cost of incarceration in the U.S. is now over $1 trillion, which is six percent of the gross domestic product (GDP). “The $80 billion spent annually on corrections is frequently cited as the cost of incarceration,” said Carrie Pettus-Davis,

Large Wind Farms Spreading Across the U.S. as Opposition Continues in Canada

In Canada, groups that strongly oppose the production of industrial wind farms are gaining momentum. According to the National Post, activists attempting to stop industrial wind farming believe they finally have the political backing from the Liberal government. These groups

U.S. Drunk Driving Epidemic Continues

The drunk driving epidemic continues in this country. A few decades ago, nearly half of all traffic deaths were caused by alcohol. Since then, we’ve lowered that number to about 30%, but that’s it. It’s been 30% for years and

Tyson Foods Faces Big OSHA Fine for Workplace Violations

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Tyson Foods, one of the largest meat processing companies in the world, faces a $263,000 fine after federal inspectors found more than 15 serious workplace safety violations this month. The Labor Departments’ Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) investigated Tyson’s

That’s a Dealbreaker: Millennials Dating by Credit Scores

There are many common questions people like to ask in the early stages of a new romantic relationship. They might want to know more about their prospective partner’s hobbies, pets, family, or life goals. But many Millennials are asking a

Physical Therapy and Prosthetics Aren’t Just for Humans Anymore

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Approximately 46 million households in the United States own a dog, and while an injury may have once impaired a beloved family pet for life, there are new alternatives available to pet owners everywhere. It may sound odd, but pets