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People Continue To Join Ashley Madison

People Continue To Join Ashley Madison

Ashley Madison, an infidelity dating website, claims to have new members joining its network, regardless of the fact that the site was notoriously hacked during the summer of 2015. The website had 39 million members at the time it was hacked. Now, the number has increased to more than 43 million, according to the rolling count that appears on the website’s homepage.

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IBM, Microsoft Take Advantage of Air Quality Forecast Needs

IBM, Microsoft Take Advantage of Air Quality Forecast Needs

The newly-developed market opportunity for air quality forecast technology is being tapped by IBM and Microsoft. Red alerts were twice issued by China’s capital Beijing in December 2015 owing to the prediction of extreme smog covering the city for over three days. Advanced pollution forecasting techniques are required by the government to issue such alerts. It is highly important for ensuring continuous examination and supervision of the smog levels.

UC Program Pioneered by UC Davis Doctor Aims to Help Smokers Quit Smoking

UC Program Pioneered by UC Davis Doctor Aims to Help Smokers Quit Smoking

A new program pioneered by a UC Davis doctor is making efforts to get more smokers quit smoking. The initiative called ‘UC Quits’ is working to connect patients to a statewide smoking-cessation program.

The program UC Quits will connect patients across the state with a smoking-cessation program. Buster Halcomb, 66, one of those patients said he first tasted tobacco when he was at the age of seven. But now, Halcomb who has a chronic cough is fighting hard to quit his lifelong habit. His new granddaughter is his inspiration, he said.

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Here are some Signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

Here are some Signs of Sudden Cardiac Arrest

A team of researchers recently revealed that sudden cardiac arrests are actually not that sudden as previously thought by doctors. It has been found that in some the patients symptoms of cardiac arrest starts showing up weeks before.

As per reports approximately 350,000 people die every year from sudden cardiac arrest. Sudden cardiac arrest is when your heart malfunctions and stops beating.

Majorly this malfunction happens suddenly, but on might have symptoms for up to a month before it happens. Several people don’t take those symptoms seriously and end up in complications.

Researchers To Clone Lady Liberty

Researchers To Clone Lady Liberty

An attempt is being made to clone the Lady Liberty cypress tree at Big Tree Park in Seminole County. Three climbers ascended the cypress on December 28 2015, with an intention to collect fresh tissues of the tree. The tree is 2,000 years old and has a height of about 90 feet. The cypress, whose trunk is 10 feet thick, is surrounded by a full-grown hickory, sweet gum and cabbage palm trees.

Texas Health Department will no longer fund Planned Parenthood’s HIV-prevention plan

Texas Health Department will no longer fund Planned Parenthood’s HIV-prevention

In a major setback to Planned Parenthood, the Texas Department of State Health has decided to suspend the annual funding of $600,000 to the organization. Planned Parenthood has been providing services such as HIV testing, condom distribution, counseling and referral consultations to the residents of Houston area since 1998.

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US Norovirus Outbreak: Experts Find New Strain Which Can Increase Infection By 50%

US Norovirus Outbreak: Experts Find New Strain Which Can Increase Infection By 5

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has warned that it has recently found a new strain of the norovirus. It said that this new strain can increase the spread of infection by 50%.

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) said it has found that new strain of norovirus in connection with an outbreak earlier this week, CBS Minnesota reported.

MDH said in a statement that the virus called GII.17 Kawasaki is the same virus that is blamed for spreading illness in Asia last year before it arrived in the US.

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