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Woman Accidentally Bakes Life Savings
When it comes to storing large amounts of money in your home, underneath the mattress has long been the venue of choice. But when an Australian man sold his car for $15,000, he thought he had come up with a better place to bank the cash.
New Yorkers Live Longer
You want to live longer? Move to New York City.
In a press conference Tuesday, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced New Yorkers are living longer than ever before. This is despite the many hazards of city living including crime, pollution and crazy taxi drivers.
Treating High Blood Pressure Adds Years to Life, Study Says
Controlling your blood pressure can help you live longer, according to a new study.
Researchers at the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at the University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey discovered those treating their condition with medication lowered their risk of death during a 20-year perio…
New Heart-Monitoring Device for Smartphones Could Save Your Life
Swiss researchers say new technology that interacts with smartphones could revolutionize the treatment of heart patients.
The device in question consists of four electrode sensors attached to the skin and linked to a radio module and computer chip that clips onto a patient’s belt. Data from the devic…
New Site Offers Daily Deals to Help You Maintain Healthy Lifestyle
You know about Groupon — once a day, it offers you a cut-rate deal on everything from massages to restaurant dining. A new daily-deal site in San Francisco is now hoping to use the same method to improve your health.
Zipongo doesn’t just save you money, it encourages you to make better decisions by …
“Racist” Juror Sentenced to Life (Well, For Now)
A Brooklyn woman called to serve jury duty in the death penalty trial of New York city mob boss Vincent Basciano may not have been being entirely honest when she wrote in her jury questionnaire that the people she least admired were "African-Americans, Hispanics and Haitians," and that p…