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July 11, 2018 10:42 PM Facebook Gives Researchers ‘Full Access’ for Election Studies

Despite privacy concerns, effort aims to shed light on social-media giant’s practices Facebook Inc. will give a newly formed group of academics “full access” to data on its 2.2 billion users for the purpose of identifying areas of research about the effects of social media on elections and democracy, the group said Wednesday. Social Science One, a group 51

July 5, 2018 2:22 PM Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

(Reuters Health) - Exposing children to secondhand tobacco smoke increases their risk of developing habitual snoring, according to an analysis of existing research. The results, from 24 studies including nearly 88,000 kids, may create a “teachable moment” for parents to consider quitting smoking, the authors write in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community 83

July 4, 2018 3:04 PM Switzerland weighs relaxing marijuana ban

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland, which permits low potency cannabis but bans most marijuana for recreational use, aims to allow pilot studies on ways to relax its laws, its government said on Wednesday. It also proposed making it easier for people to access medical marijuana to treat conditions like multiple sclerosis or cancer. Cannabis is now regularly 67

June 4, 2018 8:48 PM Merck and TJX climb; Nektar Therapeutics slumps

Merck and TJX climb; Nektar Therapeutics slumps Investors weren't impressed with early results from a study of a pancreatic cancer treatment. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. The New York Times reported that Facebook shared user data with dozens 44

May 2, 2018 9:58 PM This Hialeah-born Miami Hurricanes pitcher's future looks bright as MLB draft approaches

This Hialeah-born Miami Hurricanes pitcher's future looks bright as MLB draft approaches Andrew Cabezas wants to be like Hall of Famer Pedro Martínez, but the person who Cabezas wants to emulate in real life is his father, Armando. Cabezas wants to have the fierceness and the competitive warrior spirit that Martínez had. And Cabezas wants to be just as dedicated 61

May 1, 2018 2:38 PM This message keeps the global #MeToo movement alive

Protests after men cleared in Spain rape case Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a frequent contributor to CNN Opinion, and professor of history and Italian studies at New York University. Follow her on Twitter: @ruthbenghiat. The opinions expressed in this commentary are those of the author. (CNN)The #MeToo movement has shown once again the wisdom of the adage that there 862

April 28, 2018 4:09 AM Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks

Cosby verdict met with conflicting emotions by some blacks It is difficult to overstate the pride, admiration and sense of ownership many black Americans felt watching Bill Cosby at the height of his career in the 1980s and '90s. As Dr. Cliff Huxtable, Cosby starred in a top-rated network sitcom about a loving, successful black couple and their wholesome 66

April 23, 2018 1:53 PM Trump's tweets: Why is he always SHOUTING?

Stelter on why Trump's spelling errors matter Ruth Ben-Ghiat is a frequent contributor to CNN Opinion, and professor of history and Italian studies at New York University. Follow her on Twitter: @ruthbenghiat. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN)They're an English teacher's nightmare: full of misspellings, typographical 433

April 21, 2018 3:26 PM A look at Indiana candidates vying for US House seats

A look at Indiana candidates vying for US House seats Here is biographical information for some U.S. House candidates in key races in Indiana's primary election on May 8. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. Occupation: Attorney; owner, Hackett and Associates 86

April 16, 2018 8:31 PM New Drug Combinations Improve Survival in Lung Cancer

Immunotherapies boost patient survival rates, studies show, but come with high price tags Combining new immune-boosting cancer drugs with each other or with older drugs improved survival in patients with lung cancer, compared with traditional chemotherapy, new studies found. The benefits of the new cocktails, which include immunotherapies from Merck 30