Feds promote artificial turf as safe despite health concerns

Lead levels high enough to potentially harm children have been found in artificial turf used at thousands of schools, playgrounds and day-care centers across the country, yet two federal agencies continue to promote the surfacing as safe, a USA TODAY

Workers ‘squeezed’ by health insurance costs

Even when there’s good news for health insurance prices, workers still can’t catch a break. A slow-down in growth of premium prices for employer-based health insurance in most of the United States in recent years has yet to translate into

Shire to buy NPS for $5.2 billion

The pharmaceutical buying binge continues globally in 2015. Shire PLC, an Irish-based drugmaker, has agreed to acquire New Jersey-based NPS Pharmaceuticals for about $5.2 billion. Shire executives said the company wants to bolster its rooster with medicines used to treat

McDonald’s tests healthy cafe

Even Ronald McDonald might have to do a double-take in this place. Yes, it’s run by McDonald’s, but this recently-opened Sydney restaurant, dubbed The Corner by McCafe, appears to be anything but a McDonald’s operation. It’s simple. It’s spotless. And

Medtronic in $43B deal for Ireland’s Covidien

The United States medical device manufacturer Medtronic announced on Sunday night that the company has agreed to buy Ireland-based competitor Convidien for $42.9 billion in cash and stock. The combined company would have the executives offices in Dublin, where it

Obama says EPA carbon rules will help boost health, economy

The President of the United States, Barack Obama, has said that his administration’s proposal to limit the power plant emissions, which are to unveiled on Monday, will reduce air pollution and improve the health and will help create a clean

high intensity workouts deemed best for losing weight

Intensity of your workout determines how soon you will shed that fat. Studies from around the world indicate that people who perform high intensity workouts are more likely to lose weight and get in shape much faster than slow cardio

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

New York, October 08 (News-Light.com) – The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists who study the inner workings of cells. They have won the prize  for their work in unraveling the mystery of

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

New York, October 08 (News-Light.com) – The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists who study the inner workings of cells. They have won the prize  for their work in unraveling the mystery of

nobel in physiology or medicine won by 3 us-based scientists

The Nobel prize in physiology or medicine has been won by three US-based scientists who study the inner workings of cells. They have won the prize  for their work in unraveling the mystery of how proteins, hormones and other molecules

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