Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns

Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies

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Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break. A slow-down in growth of premium prices for employer-based health insurance in most of the United States in recent years has yet to translate into

Shire to buy NPS for $5.2 billion

The pharmaceutical buying binge continues globally in 2015. Shire PLC, an Irish-based drugmaker, has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based NPS Pharmaceuticals for about $5.2 billion. Shire executives said the company wants to bolster its rooster with medicines used to treat

McDonald’s tests healthy cafe

Even Ronald McDonald might have to do a double-take in this place. Yes, it’s run by McDonald’s, but this recently-opened Sydney restaurant, dubbed The Corner by McCafe, appears to be anything but a McDonald’s operation. It’s simple. It’s spotless. And

Medtronic in $43B deal for Ireland’s Covidien

The United States medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced on Sunday night that the company has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Convidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock. The combined company would have the executives offices in Dublin, where it

Obama says EPA carbon rules will help boost health, economy

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, has said that his administration’s proposal to limit the power plant emissions, which are to unveiled on Monday, will reduce air pollution and improve the health and will help create a clean

sports doping test gets a 1,000 times more sensitive

Researchers have unvieled a new weapon against the athletes who think they can get away with doping or using performance enhancing drugs during sporting events. The new technique is called paired ion electrospray ionization (PIESI). The new technique used by

scientist ask to withdraw stem cell studies

Scientist who claimed to have had a massive breakthrough in the study of stem cells have asked to withdraw their published studies after doubts about the studies surfaced among various other scientists who tried to copy the procedure. According to

scientist ask to withdraw stem cell studies

Scientist who claimed to have had a massive breakthrough in the study of stem cells have asked to withdraw their published studies after doubts about the studies surfaced among various other scientists who tried to copy the procedure. According to

high intensity workouts deemed best for losing weight

Intensity of your workout determines how soon you will shed that fat. Studies from around the world indicate that people who perform high intensity workouts are more likely to lose weight and get in shape much faster than slow cardio

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chelsea beat galatasaray 2-0 in champions league

Chelsea defeated the Turkish side Galatasaray 2-0 at Stanford Bridge to advance in the to quarterfinals of the Champions League, becoming the first english side to advance into the top 8. The previous draw held at Turk Telecom Arena saw

chelsea beat galatasaray 2-0 in champions league

Chelsea defeated the Turkish side Galatasaray 2-0 at Stanford Bridge to advance in the to quarterfinals of the Champions League, becoming the first english side to advance into the top 8. The previous draw held at Turk Telecom Arena saw

patriots sign brandon browner

The New Englan Patriots announced that they will be signing suspended former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner on Saturday. Browner had previously announced on his Twitter account that he will be joining Patriots. The details of the deal have not

patriots sign brandon browner

The New Englan Patriots announced that they will be signing suspended former Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner on Saturday. Browner had previously announced on his Twitter account that he will be joining Patriots. The details of the deal have not

dallas cowboys cut their best player

Demarcus Omar Ware, who has been standing tall at the defensive end of the NFL team Dallas Cowboys and a four time All-pro player for the team has been given the boot by Dallas Cowboys on Tuesday for salary purposes.

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