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Satellite photos show China putting 'weapons' on South China Sea islands

China Installed Weapon System On Contested Territory In South China Sea; Is This The Global Crisis Sparked Dropping The 'One China Policy'?

By Archer Ferguson - Dec 15, 2016 03:10 AM EST

The weapon system installed by China in the South China Sea could really start a global crisis. The United States stand is still unclear but a necessary action is needed.

Immigrant Resources Center Aids In Teaching English To Immigrants

Stronger Relationship Between Mexico And The United States Despite Of Governance Changes, Expected

By Rain Cervantes - Dec 14, 2016 02:10 AM EST

Ambassador Carlos Sada confirmed the stronger bond between the United States and the security of immigrants from deportation.

Iowa Freedom Summit Features GOP Presidential Hopefuls

Former Senator Rick Santorum Tells A Dreamer To Leave America; Ana Navarro Interrupts, Defends The Undocumented

By Eunice Faye Cuizon - Dec 08, 2016 10:01 PM EST

"The Messy Truth" - a town hall event lead by Van Jones featured Rick Santorum and Ana Navarro to discuss US political issues.

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Donald Trump threatens to Quit the Paris Agreement Giving Him Odd Opinions from Global Leaders

By Michael Davis - Nov 07, 2016 04:58 AM EST

Trump sees the Paris Agreement as a tool that can make the US Economy weak. But the global trends call to control the climate change by regulating use and expansion of industrialization. Trump see that he wants to have a complete American Energy Independence.

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Uber Adds New App Features That Fines Riders Who Are Late

By Jenn Loro - Jun 09, 2016 11:32 AM EDT

App-based ride-sharing giant Uber has rolled a slew of app features aimed to improving relations with its drivers which include the ability to charge fines to late riders, pause trip requests, and inputting specific routes on their way home from work. Meanwhile, Uber is also making an inroad into the auto financing sector by offering subprime loans to would-be drivers who wish to rent or own an Uber car.

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Amazing MRI Scans Show Brains with Schizophrenia Trying To Self-Repair!

By Jenn Loro - May 31, 2016 09:03 AM EDT

A new international study brings hope to people suffering from schizophrenia- a mental illness characterized by delusions, chaotic thought patterns, and frequent hallucinations. Researchers reveal that the brains of schizophrenic patients show signs of self-repair based on MRI scans which could lead to possible treatments in the future.

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Antibiotic Superbugs Have Just Reached the US

By Jenn Loro - May 30, 2016 11:02 AM EDT

An antibiotic-resistant superbug has been recently discovered in the US after a Pennsylvania woman exhibited traces of a rare E.Coli strain that resisted antibiotics including Colistin. Reports of E.Coli superbug was previously documented in China but later surfaced in Europe and other parts of the world.

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80 Percent of Public Pools Closed Due To Serious Sanitation Violations

By Jenn Loro - May 21, 2016 09:21 AM EDT

CDC recently warned Americans about how gross public swimming pools are. In their report released ahead of summer, nearly 80% of these facilities were found to have serious violations that they have to be shut down immediately.

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Historical Penis Transplant Conducted In The US

By Jenn Loro - May 20, 2016 10:20 AM EDT

A Massachusetts man became the recipient of the first landmark penis transplant carried out on US soil. The experimental procedure is part of a research program to help men deal with the stigma often associated with genital damage especially those with penile cancer as well as war veterans suffering genitourinary injuries.

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Zika Update: Some Symptoms You Need To Know

By Jenn Loro - May 13, 2016 08:49 AM EDT

A group of New York-based doctors have published their findings involving Zika symptoms they have observed in a patient. Knowing what to look for is important as the approaching mosquito season may lead to a sudden upsurge of Zika outbreaks across the United States.

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Opioid Abuse Epidemic In The US: Can Doctors Help?

By Dipannita - May 12, 2016 05:08 PM EDT

Opioid abuse epidemic in the United States has been growing steadily over the last few years. However, today, it has reached to levels that cannot be, or rather shouldn't be ignored by anyone.

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Hepatitis C Proclaimed As the Deadliest Disease in the US Today, Study Says

By Jenn Loro - May 09, 2016 12:08 PM EDT

Hepatitis C now takes the lead over all other infectious diseases combined in terms of deaths per year. Latest figures from public health authorities indicate that more than half of the afflicted are unaware of the infection and most who died from it were baby boomers.

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Medical Errors Declared As No. 3 Cause of Deaths in the US

By Jenn Loro - May 05, 2016 09:46 AM EDT

In a recently published study, medical errors are now considered as the top 3 killer in the US just behind heart-related diseases and cancer. Researchers from John Hopkins came up with the conclusion after doing a review of the causes of death based as per CDC’s death certificate database.

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1 In 3 Prescribed Antibiotics in the US Unnecessary and Wrong

By Jenn Loro - May 05, 2016 09:45 AM EDT

A report jointly prepared by CDC and Pew Charitable Trusts highlighted the unwarranted medical prescriptions of antibiotics by doctors in the US. The report, published in JAMA, that nearly 30% of all antibiotic prescriptions are not needed leading to the surge of drug-resistant bacteria known as ‘superbugs.’

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Zika Virus News Update: Asian Tiger Mosquito May Carry Virus Further In the US

By Jenn Loro - May 04, 2016 11:57 AM EDT

The Zika virus has recently been detected in Aedes albopictus also known as Asian Tiger mosquito which inhabit and thrive in some parts of the US including the New England region. The dreaded virus is held responsible for rising microcephaly cases, a condition where an infant has an abnormally small head, in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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