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OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey Painkillers like Vicodin also popular, researchers found.


OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription…Now Playing FDA Approves Powerful Hydrocodone Painkill… FDA Announces New Prescription Painkiller … Not all Aspirins Are Alike By Robert Preidt, HealthDay News MONDAY, December 9, 2013 (HealthDay News) — Oxycodone — the active ingredient in OxyContin — and hydrocodone are the most popular drugs among Americans ...

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Skype’s Suspicious Absence From Microsoft’s Anti-NSA Promises


Microsoft’s public relations department was on encrypted cloud nine yesterday, riding a wave of high-five press reports for their swift action to protect consumers from National Security Agency surveillance.   “We are taking steps to ensure governments use legal process rather than technological brute force to access customer data,” raged Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith, writing about revelations that U.S. ...

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A Few Basic Science And Tech Facts Many Americans Don’t Know


How does a power cord charge a cellphone? Magic, silly! According to a Pew poll, many of my fellow Americans are completely in the dark about how their world works, including the fact that carbon dioxide is a chemical responsible for some global warming.   Readers can take the interactive quiz here before reading more. Pew’s quiz is especially salient ...

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Apple reportedly spending $10.5 billion to upgrade its manufacturing ahead of new product launches


When you’re a company with $147 billion in cash lying around, why wouldn’t you spend it on robots and lasers? According to a Bloomberg report, Apple is investing about $10.5 billion in newer manufacturing equipment, possibly in preparation for those new product lines we’ve been hearing so much about. As we’ve seen with the recent iMac and other products, Apple’s ...

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Daylight Savings Time Change May Trigger Headaches


The end of daylight savings time is a common trigger for cluster headaches, expert says. By Ashlee Davis, Everyday Health Staff Writer We all relish the extra hour of sleep that comes along with daylight savings time, but for some people, the time change causes real headaches of the cluster headache variety. “These attacks, which occur every day, occur for six to ...

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. GOOD NEWS FOR TRAVELERS WHO DISLIKE BEING DISCONNECTED The FAA is easing restrictions on the use of electronic gadgets on airplanes – though chatting on cellphones will still be prohibited. 2. DECISION SHUTTERS 12 OF 32 TEXAS ABORTION CLINICS A panel of ...

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Google's Talking Shoes

From Google Glass to the talking shoe Just as everyone is talking about Google Glass, the much-anticipated smart spectacles, the web giant has taken an unexpected step in the field of wearable technology by unveiling the talking shoe. The training shoe is designed to keep you active by relaying information about your movement and offering words of encouragement. The Android-connected ...

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2014 Tuscany Diesel Motorhomes – Overview


The XTE diesel motorhomes offers spacious living areas, full-sized king beds, large full length wardrobes, full pass-through basement storage, which is just the beginning of a long list of the most-desired features. These single axle diesel pushers are ready to take on the highway with comfort and style.   [stream provider=youtube flv=http%3A// img=x:/ embed=false share=false width=640 height=360 dock=true controlbar=over bandwidth=high ...

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2014 Chevy Corvette Stingray Review


The Corvette the world’s been waiting for! Kerbeck Atlantic City officially has been the World’s Largest Corvette Dealer for the past 19 consecutive years.  Chevrolet’s Estimated Corvette Stingray allocation to Kerbeck is 507 Stingrays for the first 6 to 9 months of production. Kerbeck has the largest 2014 initial Stingray allocation of any one dealership in the world. The factory ...

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2014 Rolls-Royce


The most potent and technologically advanced Rolls-Royce in history, Wraith is a car for the curious, the confident and the bold. From the very outset the words of the company co-founder Sir Henry Royce had informed everything that our designers, engineers and craftspeople had set out to achieve:’Take the best that exists and make it better: when it does not ...

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