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Why kidney stones are on the rise, especially for women

Kidney stones are becoming painfully common, especially in women. The reason, in part, is the increased use of CT scans to detect crystal masses that can develop anywhere along the urinary tract, Mayo Clinic researchers note in a new study. ...

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As Bitcoin Bubble Loses Air, Frauds and Flaws Rise to Surface

“Cryptocurrencies are almost a perfect vehicle for scams,” said Kevin Werbach, a professor at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. “The combination of credulous buyers and low barriers for scammers were bound to lead to a high level of fraud, if ...

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Critic’s Notebook: The Rise of the Social Media Fembot

Poppy’s YouTube videos have been viewed more than 257 million times, and now her persona is permeating the culture: She’s logged a “Today” show appearance, a Times Square billboard, a Comedy Central Snapchat series and a Sanrio sponsorship. She’s now ...

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Gruden predicted Keenum's rise in '12: 'You will get your chance'

Nobody could have foreseen Case Keenum’s dramatic rise from obscurity to stardom. Nobody except for Jon Gruden, that is. While Keenum’s journey from an undrafted free agent to leading the Vikings to the NFC Championship Game seems like the stuff ...

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Rise of Bitcoin Competitor Ripple Creates Wealth to Rival Zuckerberg

While most of these currencies were worth nearly nothing a year ago, many are now responsible for creating billionaires — albeit with rapidly fluctuating fortunes. If this is a tulip fever, the fever has spread to chrysanthemums and poppies. Mr. ...

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UN sees global rise in e-waste, but very little is recycled

Old technology is a terrible e-waste of space. There were 44.7 million metric tons of electronic waste produced in 2016, says a new report from the United Nations. The Global E-waste Monitor report, released on Wednesday, says that’s about equal ...

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Drug overdoses rise, heart disease deaths fall: CDC

America’s overall health checkup is mixed, according to three federal reports out Friday. First, the good news: Death rates for heart disease, cancer and HIV are all down as of mid-2017, compared to the same period last year. Now, the ...

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Facebook, Under Fire in Russia Inquiry, Posts 79% Rise in Profit

“I’m disappointed that you’re here, and not your C.E.O.s,” Senator Angus King, an independent from Maine, said during a hearing on Wednesday morning. Photo Colin Stretch, Facebook’s general counsel, testified in congressional hearings about Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential ...

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‘The Good Place’ star D'Arcy Carden's rise from UCB

D’Arcy Carden literally made her way out of the basement. The 37-year-old actress now stars on “The Good Place,” but she started in New York at the Upright Citizens Brigade. Carden went to school to be a dramatic actor, studying ...

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Kids of 9/11 victims ‘rise above’ tragedy in ‘We Go Higher' film

Delaney Colaio, after the deaths of her dad and two uncles in the World Trade Center terror attack, flinched at the term “9/11 kid.” After working on an ambitious film project about the children of those killed 16 years ago, ...

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