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Airport body scanners pass company’s radiation tests

Airport full-body X-ray scanners passed radiation tests on 700 inspections last year. Continue reading

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With Down syndrome diagnoses comes a wrenching choice

As prenatal tests proliferate and come earlier, more couples arrive at a medical crossroad. Continue reading

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U.S., China Vow to Try to Restart North Korea Talks

BEIJING (TheStreet) — The U.S. and China Sunday vowed to work together to restart talks with North Korea aimed at stopping its nuclear weapons program, according to published media reports. Continue reading

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It’s not just CVS: Wellness plans tied to health insurance

That doughnut you ate for breakfast or cigarette you smoked after lunch may be costing you more than you thought.As insurance costs rise, workers are finding their employers are trading in the carrot for a stick and hiking premiums upward of $1,000 annually if they don’t quit smoking or undergo urine or blood tests to assess their health. About 83 percent of U.S. Continue reading

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Pentagon grounds F-35 fleet over engine issues

It’s the second time flight tests of the new fighter have been suspended this year. Continue reading

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China and North Korea: Close, but so far in recent days

Trade and traffic less active since North Korea moved ahead with nuke tests. Continue reading

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Horsemeat scandal set to spur tougher EU food tests

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Commission has proposed increased DNA testing of meat products to assess the scale of a scandal involving horsemeat sold as beef that has shocked the public and raised concern over the continent's food supply chains. “The tests will be on DNA in meat products in all member states,” European Union Health Commissioner Tonio Borg told reporters after a ministerial meeting in Brussels to discuss the affair Continue reading

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Meat Scandal: Call For EU Tests On Beef

A Sky News/YouGov poll reveals changing shopping habits as processing plants are raided and an escalation of DNA tests is planned. Continue reading

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Madeleine McCann Lookalike DNA Test Negative

A New Zealand girl repeatedly mistaken for Madeleine McCann has returned DNA tests which prove she is not the missing youngster. Continue reading

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Police confirm NZealand girl not Madeleine McCann

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — DNA tests have confirmed a New Zealand girl is not missing British youngster Madeleine McCann, police said Wednesday. Continue reading

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