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  • Nation lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth

    Nation lowers fluoride in water; too much causing splotchy teeth
    The government is lowering the recommended amount of fluoride added to drinking water for the first time in more than 50 years. Some people are getting too much fluoride because it is also now put in toothpaste, mouthwash and other products, health...
  • Heading a soccer ball is risky even if concussions rare, researchers say

    Heading a soccer ball is risky even if concussions rare, researchers say
    Fremd High School midfielder Missy Adrian knows how to head a soccer ball with skill and power, using her forehead to send a shot screaming toward the goalkeeper. But that's not to say she enjoys it. "It's something I put up with," said Adrian, 16,...
  • Hampton University professor chosen to head NASA planet project

     Hampton University professor chosen to head NASA planet project
    The director of planetary science at NASA believes in the power of fear to fuel the search for alien life. "Our science community is making enormous progress in various ways that I couldn't even conceive of — and that might be because I scared the...
  • Sex ed programs that discuss gender balance are more effective, study finds

     Sex ed programs that discuss gender balance are more effective, study finds
    Sexual education programs that discuss gender balance within relationships are significantly more effective at preventing sexually transmitted infections and unintended pregnancies than programs that don't, a new study finds. The results are...
  • Jefferson Lab employees eligible for federal benefits for work-related ills

    Jefferson Lab employees eligible for federal benefits for work-related ills
    Current and former employees of Jefferson Lab in Newport News who believe they became ill from work-related exposure to radiation or toxic substances can meet with federal officials Tuesday to see if they're eligible for compensation and medical benefits....
  • Hyde5: How analytics rate TE draft class (Walford? Well ...)

    Hyde5: How analytics rate TE draft class (Walford? Well ...)
    The Dolphins, among other teams, are proud purveyors of science in sports, and that means they're big on analytics. How big? We might just discover that this week with the drafting of a tight end - or the not drafting of one, as the case may be in this...
  • What's partisan about fact?

    "Obama is a Muslim," it said. "That is a FACT." As best I can recall -- my computer ate the email -- that was how the key line went in a reader missive that had me doing a double take last week. It was not the outlandish assertion that struck me but,...
  • Duke Energy beats 1Q profit forecasts

    Duke Energy Corp. (DUK) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $864 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Charlotte, North Carolina-based company said it had net income of $1.22. Earnings,...
  • Moody's tops Street 1Q forecasts

    Moody's Corp. (MCO) on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $230.1 million. On a per-share basis, the New York-based company said it had profit of $1.11. The results surpassed Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed...
  • Bill on drug pricing would help state in figuring healthcare costs

    Bill on drug pricing would help state in figuring healthcare costs
    A new crop of specialty drugs holds great promise for treating or even curing some devastating diseases, but their high cost challenges health insurers and taxpayer-funded health programs. In California, Gov. Jerry Brown has asked for $300 million in...
  • Standardized tests not the only fact in student success

    Standardized tests not the only fact in student success
    At this time every year, schools across Broward County prepare for standardized testing. Whether it's the highly debated FCAT or the highly delayed FSA, an extraordinary amount of pressure is put on students to excel. This past weekend, my niece Maddie,...