December 5, 2019

Freezing temperatures increase heart attack risks, scientists think they know why

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By: Najja Parker, Atlanta Journal-Constitution From wpxi There are several factors that could increase your heart risk, including a poor diet and obesity. However, the weather may also contribute to that risk, according to a new report.  Researchers from Lund University in Sweden recently conducted a study, published in JAMA Cardiology, to determine the association between different weather […]

Op-Ed: Working for a brighter future

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Following the publication of the report of the Global Commission on the Future of Work, the Co-Chairs, President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa and Prime Minister Stefan Löfven of Sweden, explain why we must renew the social contract and create a brighter future with economic security, equal opportunity and social justice. By Cyril Ramaphosa, President […]

Greenspan touts Swedish model for entitlement spending

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From Newsmax The U.S. could follow Sweden’s example to solve its problems with the welfare state, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said. Greenspan, who argues in his latest book that the growth of spending on social benefits corresponds to less innovation and entrepreneurship, said the real problem with entitlements was the refusal to fund […]

No more confusing debate: Study proves mammograms save lives

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By HealthDay   From Newsmax Women confused by the conflicting advice surrounding the benefits and timing of mammograms will be interested in a new study out of Sweden. The research, involving more than 50,000 breast cancer patients, found that those who took part in a breast cancer screening program had a 60 percent lower risk […]

The queen is back

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Ny Morgan Sung From Mashable Simone Giertz didn’t let brain surgery stop her. What’s next? The “Queen of Sh***y Robots” won’t be stopped. In the six months since the YouTube star and inventor had a large brain tumor that could have left her paralyzed, blind, or a completely different person removed, Simone Giertz moved her […]

America desperately needs a healthy conservatism

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By Andrew Sullivan From NY Mag In these fetid times, it’s easy to know what you’re against. And I’ve spent many diaries assailing the dueling Trump and “social justice” cults on the illiberal right and left these past several months. But what am I for? That’s a harder question but a useful one to ask […]

Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu from Singapore win Stockholm Junior Water Prize 2018

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Stockholm (28 August 2018) – Two students from Singapore, Caleb Liow Jia Le and Johnny Xiao Hong Yu, won the 2018 Stockholm Junior Water Prize for producing reduced graphene oxide, a material that can be used to purify water, from agricultural waste products. H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden presented the prize at an award […]

US senators ask Assange to testify in Russia probe: WikiLeaks

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By AFP From This Is Money UK WikiLeaks said Wednesday that its founder Julian Assange was “considering” a request by a US Senate committee to testify about alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US elections. The whistleblowing website posted on Twitter a letter purportedly from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence asking Assange to “make […]

UK: Ryanair strike widens as German, Dutch pilots join Friday stoppage

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By Victoria Bryan and Patricia Weiss REUTERS From This Is Money UK BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Ryanair will cancel about one in six of its flights on Friday after pilots based in Germany voted to join 24-hour stoppages set to hit Europe’s biggest airline in Ireland, Sweden and Belgium at the height of the […]

Innovative countries in Europe 2

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These are the 20 most innovative countries in Europe Part 2 By Fernando Belinchón, From Business Insider Each year, the European Commission publishes a report on innovation, ranking the different EU member countries. While this year has seen positive trends overall, the body has warned that more is needed to be vie for global competition. […]