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Golf Balls in Hash Browns Lead to Recall

MATTHEWS, N.C. — A food company is recalling frozen hash browns from stores in nine states because the potatoes may have pieces of golf balls in them. McCain Foods USA’s recall notice said the golf balls apparently were “inadvertently harvested” along with the potatoes and chopped up. They say the pieces could be a choking […]
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March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots

Gabrielle Walters, 21, traveled from Florida with four college classmates who are all studying for degrees in Coastal Environmental Science. They attended the March for Science on April 22, 2017. Jessica Kourkounis / Getty Images And while the March for Science was on the surface nonpartisan, politics bubbled up again and again. “Insects don’t see […]
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March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots

It’s not often that bugs get whoops and cheers. Lovers of science got their day in the rain Saturday as they rallied around their passions, delivering applause for the technology that brought their smart phones to the obvious theme of climate change on Earth Day. And while the March for Science was on the surface […]
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March for Science Protesters Say They're the Real Patriots

Alison Wolf of Richmond, Virginia studies tobacco and nicotine at Virginia Commonwealth University. She said she wanted to stress that science is part of society’s mainstream. She carried a sign saying, “Cells divide. Do we have to?” Maggie Fox / NBC News “Rigorous science is critical to my administration’s efforts to achieve the twin goals […]
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U.S. Surgeon General Replaced Under Trump Administration

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, center, after he is ceremonially sworn-in in Conmy Hall at Fort Myer, Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Arlington, Va. Andrew Harnik / AP Murthy was the first Indian-American appointed to the nation’s top health post when he was confirmed by the Senate in 2014, a year after he was nominated. […]
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House GOP Moves Ahead on New Compromise on Health Care

With President Donald Trump pushing for a legislative victory before his 100th day in office next Friday, pressure is mounting on House Republicans to move forward with a new idea that would amend their health care bill. The measure, written by Rep. Tom MacArthur, a moderate Republican from New Jersey, was hashed out with Rep. […]
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March for Science: This Is 'Knowledge Versus Ignorance'

Official poster apart of Science March on DC 2017. Science March They know that vaccines have saved tens of millions of lives and that climate change is not only real and worsened by people, but that it threatens our homes and livelihoods. And now scientists and their supporters are getting their day in the limelight, […]
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'It Is Time to Speak Up': Anxious Scientists Plan to Shake D.C.

They study the birds and the bees and the flowers and the trees and the moon up above. They love bugs and frogs. They know that vaccines have saved tens of millions of lives and that climate change is not only real and worsened by people, but that it threatens our homes and livelihoods. On […]