Billions Participated in Global Handwashing Day, and Didn’t Even Know It

There’s a Day for just about everything, and the everyday practice of handwashing got its due on October 15. Many people missed the big day, but washed their hands nonetheless.

Nonetheless, commercial washroom products maker Bradley Corp. sees handwashing as serious business.

The company points out that on a…

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In Politics (as with Everything Else These Days), Millennials Are the Focus

In Politics (as with Everything Else These Days), Millennials Are the Focus

A 70 million-strong generation is fast replacing the Baby Boomers as the focus of everyone from marketers to real estate firms to politicians. Yes, we’re talking about the Millennials.

Millennials haven’t replaced Boomers as a…

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Why Teens Should Be Afraid This Halloween

We all love scary Halloween movies involving “teens in trouble”. However, it is real life that really poses a threat to teens.

According to data from the testing specialists at Alcohol Monitoring Systems, alcohol violations on the Saturday before Halloween this year will be 4½ times higher than a typical…

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Hurricane Matthew Was a Killer

Hurricane Matthew had killed at least 26 people in the U.S. as of Monday, according to reporting by Wright and Sean Breslin at Weather.com.

Matthew brought its destructive fury to U.S. shores after tearing through the Caribbean region, and killing more than 1,000 in Haiti alone…

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A New Test Promises to Reveal Your “Cellular Age”

Genetic testing is reaping all sorts of genuine benefits for people, but it’s also creating a marketplace for new consumer products that promise to give you useful information about your body.

Case in point: a new genetic test that promises to reveal the “cellular age” encoded in your DNA…

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