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  • Florida Travel Tips & Deals

    Florida Travel Tips & Deals
    Check this list often as new tips, events and deals around Florida come in: New waterfront dining venue coming to Disney Springs Schussler Creative, specialists in the creation and consultation of attractions, restaurants, retail stores and...
  • FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood

    FDA: Gay, bisexual men able to donate blood
    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday that it plans to change its blood donor policy recommendation to allow gay men to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact. The FDA's proposed policy would replace its current stance,...
  • Blood pressure apps may be dangerously wrong

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Millions of people could be trying to measure their blood pressure with untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous smartphone applications, or apps, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the top 107 apps...
  • FDA eases 31-year ban on blood donations from gay men

    U.S. health regulators will recommend that gay men be allowed to donate blood one year after their last sexual contact, easing a ban that has been in place since 1983. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said that scientific evidence shows the move...
  • Invasive species get by with a little help from their alien friends

    Invasive species get by with a little help from their alien friends
    Scientists call it "invasional meltdown," and it's the theory that once an alien species takes root in a new land, it opens the door to intrusions from other invading organisms. In a paper published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B,...
  • Chicago's red light cameras don't deliver on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promises

    Chicago's red light cameras don't deliver on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promises
    Too much spin, not enough win. That's the takeaway from a Chicago Tribune examination of the safety benefits of Chicago's red light camera program. A scientific study paid for by the Tribune found that the cameras — there are currently more than...
  • Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real

    Special Report: In Jakarta, that sinking feeling is all too real
    The Ciliwung River flows from a volcano south of the Indonesian capital, through the heart of one of the world's most densely populated cities and almost into Jakarta Bay. Almost, because for the final mile or so of its course, the river would have to...
  • Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix

    Experts: Chicago's short yellow light times, red light cameras a risky mix
    Chicago has the nation's largest red light camera system and the shortest allowable yellow lights — a unique and dangerous combination that makes rear-end crashes more likely across the city, a Tribune investigation has found. The three-second...
  • Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls

    Researchers discover security flaws that could let anyone hear your cell calls
    German researchers have discovered security flaws that could let hackers, spies and criminals listen to private phone calls and intercept text messages on a potentially massive scale - even when cellular networks are using the most advanced encryption now...
  • Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet

    Botanic Garden scientist fights to protect plants, and planet
    Kay Havens remembers her first visit to the Chicago Botanic Garden. It was around 1981, and she was home from college (Southern Illinois University, where she was majoring in botany). "I had heard about this new botanic garden," she says now. (The...
  • Exclusive: Can the blood of Ebola survivors create a cure?

    For months, Vanderbilt University researcher Dr. James Crowe has been desperately seeking access to the blood of U.S. Ebola survivors, hoping to extract the proteins that helped them overcome the deadly virus for use in new, potent drugs. His efforts...