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7 More People Sick with Legionnaires’ Disease in NYC

7 More People Sick with Legionnaires’ Disease in NYC

Officials say the new cases are not related to the city’s summertime Legionnaires outbreak, the largest in the city’s history, which sickened 120 people in the South Bronx

September 29, 2015 — Rachael Rettner and LiveScience

When Did Women Start to Outlive Men?

Although a greater life expectancy is seen as normal today, it is a relatively new demographic phenomenon that emerged among people born in the late 19th century

July 7, 2015 — Rachael Rettner and LiveScience

Powdered Alcohol Now Legal in U.S.

The product, approved Tuesday by a government agency, yields a drink with the same alcohol content as a standard mixed drink, so some lawmakers are concerned

March 18, 2015 — Rachael Rettner and LiveScience
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Think Outside the Gift Box