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GDP-082814.jpgThe U.S. economy expanded faster during the second quarter than people had previously estimated, according to updated government statistics released on Thursday. Revised figures announced by the U.S. Commerce Department showed that Gross Domestic Product, a broad measure of economic activity, rose...
BiliCam, a new smartphone app, allows users to detect jaundice in newborn babies by simply snapping a picture. The disorder, often difficult to detect in newborns, is caused by insufficient elimination of the chemical bilirubin in the baby's system. Babies who do not sufficiently expel the chemical can often appear yellow; however, the discoloration isn't always apparent to the naked eye.
The Hong Kong stock market picked up just a single point on Friday - but that was enough to snap the three-day slide in which it had given away more than 425 points or 1.7 percent. The Hang Seng Index remained just above the 24,740-point plateau, and the market is looking at a narrow trading range on...
Discount retailer Dollar General Corp. (DG) Thursday said second-quarter profit increased from the prior year, amid higher revenues. Looking ahead to the full year, the company backed its earnings and revenue forecast, while reducing the lower end of its same-store sales growth forecast.
Falls are common in people with multiple sclerosis, and roughly half of these falls are said to result in an injury requiring medical attention. New research now suggests a promising tool to help people with multiple sclerosis reduce their risk of accidental falls. Guess what!
Even though it will be hard to duplicate the numbers of the original, "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" looks like it's in excellent position to top the box office this weekend, likely knocking "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" out of the number one spot in the process. Also hitting theaters this weekend will be "If I Stay," a drama starring Chloe Moretz that takes aim at teen audiences.
Greece's manufacturing activity expanded in August, after declining in the previous month, survey figures from Markit Economics showed Monday. Seasonally adjusted Markit manufacturing purchasing managers' index, or PMI, rose to 50.1 in August from 48.7 in July. This marked the highest reading in three...