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Remodeling Industry Continues To Recover, According to Harvard Study

According to a new study recently released by Harvard University’s Joint Center for Housing Studies, the slow recovery of the home remodeling in...
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Cosmetic Procedures Increase for Racial and Ethnic Minorities, But Some Are Worried About the Trend

Cosmetic surgery is more popular than ever, with almost 1.9 million procedures performed in 2013 alone, according to the American Society for Aestheti...
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Across the Country, Orthodontists Encourage Kids to Trade in Halloween Candy for Cash

This Halloween, a number of orthodontists across the United States won’t be giving candy to trick-or-treaters — they’ll be taking it...
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Study Suggests a Connection Between Male Pattern Baldness and Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer affects one in seven men at some point of their lives, with over 3 million in the United States affected today. In contrast, around ha...
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How Twitter Helped One Man Realize the American Dream

Kris Sanchez’s story is the American Dream narrative. Writers like Horatio Alger would tell tales of protagonists like Sanchez, who through hard...
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Gold To Go: Singapore Gets First Gold Vending Machines in Region

Vending machines are usually ideal for grabbing a snack or treat for a couple dollars. But two machines installed in Singapore at the end of September...
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Auto Developers Ready to Test Self-driving Cars on Public Roads

The results of a recent survey show that a majority of people would be interested in purchasing semi-autonomous vehicles. The study, by Boston Consult...
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Skin-Like Building Technology from UC Berkeley Could Lead to Zero Energy Air Conditioning

Since 1880, according to research from the National Center for Atmospheric Research, global median temperatures have increased by 1.5°F. While that m...
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New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania are Home to the Most Expensive New Houses in the U.S.

If you’re interested in building or buying a new home, consider yourself lucky if you don’t live in the Northeastern United States: new re...
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Paying Less at the Pump — AAA Reports National Gas Prices To Be at Record Lows for 2014

Americans may feel hesitant to accept this news as good news — and they certainly can’t be blamed — but gas prices are reportedly at...