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  • McDonald's in Australia uses 'DNA spray' to catch thieves

    McDonald's in Australia uses 'DNA spray' to catch thieves
    McDonald's restaurants in Australia are fighting back against thieves by blasting suspected robbers with an invisible DNA spray as they attempt to flee.The spray, which remains on the suspect's skin for two weeks and on clothes for up to six months, has...
  • Lawyer Says Feds' 9/11 Victim Compensation Offer Is Good Deal

    Lawyer Says Feds' 9/11 Victim Compensation Offer Is Good Deal
    More than 1,600 people who have filed lawsuits against the government claiming they developed health problems resulting from the toxic cloud from the collapsed World Trade Center have until Monday to decide whether to take advantage of an offer from...
  • Could we be ingesting genetic information in our genetically modified foods? Big Agriculture says not to worry.

    Could we be ingesting genetic information in our genetically modified foods? Big Agriculture says not to worry.
    Here’s a disturbing article from The Atlantic about the possibility we could be ingesting genetic information as well as calories, proteins, etc. with our food – which adds a new layer of complexity to the debate over genetically modified...
  • Health Notes: Some posit link between stress and cancer rates

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Some posit link between stress and cancer rates
    New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.  Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
  • 'Magic Hour' gives new parents bonding time with baby

     'Magic Hour' gives new parents bonding time with baby
    Almost immediately after birth, Layla, 7 pounds 4 ounces, lay draped on her father's bare chest in the delivery room at Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital in Newport News. "It was a little bit different. I thought it was pretty nice," says William...
  • Red Cross In Desperate Need of Blood

    Red Cross In Desperate Need of Blood
    Before, during and immediately after the holiday season, the American Red Cross experiences a significant decline in donor turnout at local blood drives and donor centers. This reduction in collections has put several blood types at critical or...
  • NYC Cabbie Charged With Raping, Robbing Passenger [PHOTO]

    NYC Cabbie Charged With Raping, Robbing Passenger [PHOTO]
    A New York City taxi driver was arrested Monday after police say he raped a passenger at knifepoint. According to authorities, Gurmeet Singh, 40, of Queens attacked, raped and robbed the unidentified 26-year-old passenger back in May 2011. The assault...
  • Factfinder 12: Breastfeeding laws in Kansas

    Kansas mothers can breastfeed any place they have a right to be, and breastfeeding moms do not have to serve on a jury in Kansas. Factfinder 12 looked up the statutes in Kansas. 65-1,248. Breastfeeding; where. (a) Breast milk is widely acknowledged...
  • Divers Recover Muskegon Man's Body In Manistee

    Divers Recover Muskegon Man's Body In Manistee
    Divers recovered a Muskegon man's body in a Manistee lake at midday Saturday. The body of George Paul Mika of Muskegon was recovered in Manistee Lake near the SS City of Milwaukee at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Manistee Department of Public Safety Director...
  • Primetime gadgets: Winter friendly

    Primetime gadgets: Winter friendly
    It's that time of year for bundling up in front of the fire, fixing a drink and watching the temperature drop. Here are some products that make winter more friendly, cozy and delicious. LemonFriend The LemonFriend is your friend too. It is a simple...
  • Edwards, young Old Dominion wrestlers anticipate home matches

    Edwards, young Old Dominion wrestlers anticipate home matches
    There's always a method to the madness with Old Dominion wrestling coach Steve Martin. Down season? Necessary. Insanely young team? Build for the future. Heavy road schedule? Preparation for nationals. The Monarchs will spend a rare week competing at...
  • Study: Occasional marijuana smoking not shown to damage lungs

    Study: Occasional marijuana smoking not shown to damage lungs
    Smoking marijuana on an occasional basis does not appear to significantly damage the lungs, according to a new study. The paper, published Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association, adds to some previous research that has also failed...