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You finally decided on granite to replace the ugly laminate on your worktops and now you are beginning to wonder if you should have it sealed when it’s installed. Even though granite has the reputation of being as strong...
Action to prevent tooth decay in children, such as supervised tooth brushing and fluoride varnish schemes, are not just beneficial to children's oral health but could also result in cost savings to the NHS of hundreds of pounds per...
Montreal, September 3, 2015 -- Sleep matters for kids, especially when they are stressed. A new study led by researchers Jinshia Ly, Jennifer J. McGrath and Jean-Philippe Gouin from Concordia University's Centre for Clinical Research in Health and the...
When the boiler goes out in your London home, the cosy atmosphere turns to despair, and your family becomes upset with the temperature in your home, you’ll feel a panic begin to take over. Before you rush to call...
There are lots of designs and models of diesel generators that can be used by domestic and commercial buyers alike. The question is, however, which one will best suits your particular needs. Luckily, a lot of information on this...
Teens are often warned to beware the undue influence of peer pressure, but new research suggests that following the pack in adolescence may have some unexpected benefits for physical health in early adulthood. The study was published in Psychological Science,...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- A new study has an important implication for tweens and young teens as they head back to school: Taking a gadget to bed could really hurt their sleep. Enough light exposure at night can keep anyone...
More Americans than ever before are supporting their local food markets, and it's not just because they believe the food is fresher and tastes better. According to a new University of Iowa study, people are shopping farmers markets and joining...
Each year, 311 - New York City's main hub for government information and non-emergency services - receives millions of requests and complaints, including New Yorkers' gripes about their neighbors. In a new study from New York University using 311 complaint...
RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Ever wonder what that the words triple-washed or pre-washed on a bag of baby spinach mean? Not much according to engineers at the University of California, Riverside. They discovered that small peaks and valleys in baby spinach...