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Pregnancy & privacy

Social media are common places where expectant parents post digital timelines of their pregnancy.

Antibiotic resistance found in gonorrhea

The combination of the increasing resistance to a key antibiotic and a possible widespread increase in the number of cases of gonorrhea among African-Americans and men who have sex with other men makes it vital that people who have the highest risk to get the disease know how often that they should be screened.

Boiling point

Homeowners who purchase a newer high-efficiency boiler to replace an older boiler undoubtedly reap the benefits immediately via a lower home-heating bill.

Proof your job could kill you

Canadian researchers conducted the first long-term study over the entire careers of 3,103 men and found that perceived or real stress over at least 15 years
increased chances of cancer in five sites: bladder, colon, lung, rectum and stomach.

Hey, FTC: Don’t forget about privacy

In February 2017, five of the nation’s leading consumer-advocacy groups sent a letter to Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Acting Chairman Maureen Ohlhausen and FTC Commissioner Terrell McSweeny to outline what the groups say are 10 steps that FTC should take to protect consumer privacy and promote innovation and competition.

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