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Vitamin C May Help Children With Asthma

TANTA, Egypt, Aug. 31 (UPI) — Depending on a child’s age, exposure to molds or dampness and asthma severity, vitamin C shows varying degrees benefits, researchers in Egypt say. Drs. Mohammed Al-Biltagi of the Tanta University in Egypt and Harri Hemila of the University of Helsinki in Finland analyzed the effect of 0.2 grams per […]

College Students Tend To Sleep Badly

TUCSON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — A media campaign at the University of Arizona-Tucson helped increase awareness of sleep as a health issue, resulting in better student sleep, researchers say. Freshmen sleep often suffers as new college students engage in social opportunities, card games, trips for late-night snacks, studying, parties, rehearsals, sports and watching TV. Kathryn […]

Irritable Kids Attached To Their Mom Are More Social

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Aug. 31 (UPI) — Irritable children with secure attachments to their mothers are more likely to get along well with others than those without, U.S. researchers say. Researchers at the University of Maryland tracked 84 infants from birth to age 2, with about one-third characterized as highly irritable and two-thirds characterized as […]

People Prefer Things In The Middle

CHESTER, England, Aug. 31 (UPI) — People given free choice of products or politicians favor those in the middle of a row or a column, British researchers suggest. Researchers Paul Rodway, Astrid Schepman and Jordana Lambert of the University of Chester analyzed three but related experiments in which they tested the association between the location […]

Health Not Age Key To Melanoma Spread

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Aug. 31 (UPI) — Patients’ underlying health — good or bad — is linked to the outcomes for melanoma, not age, U.S. researchers suggest. Lead author Dr. Michael S. Sabel, associate professor of surgery at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, found patients with decreased core muscle density were more likely […]

Justice Department Sues To Stop AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — The U.S. Justice Department filed suit in Washington to block a proposed AT&T merger with T-Mobile Wednesday, saying the combination would hurt customers. At a press conference, Deputy Attorney General James Cole said “We all reap the benefits of this incredible technology,” referring to wireless telecommunications. However, he said, “we […]

Jobs Up, Layoffs Down In August

ROSELAND, N.J., Aug. 31 (UPI) — Payroll company Automatic Data Processing said Wednesday the private sector added 91,000 jobs to the economy in August. The firm also reported a revised figure for July that pegs job gains for that month at 109,000, rather than the 114,000 previously reported. The figure for August came in about […]

Factory Orders Rose In July

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — U.S. factory orders rose 2.4 percent in July, far higher than economists expected, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Wednesday. Economists had expected factory orders to rise 1.5 percent. Orders have risen for two of the past three months. In July, orders jumped by $10.5 billion to $453.2 billion. Excluding transportation […]

Mortgage Activity Down In Week

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — The Mortgage Bankers Association says U.S. mortgage activity fell in the week ended last Friday as mortgage costs were little changed. Interest rates for 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages fell from 4.39 percent to 4.32 percent with points rising from 0.88 to 1.03. Rates for 15-year, fixed-rate contracts fell from 3.56 percent […]

Nature Sent Shoppers Toward The Basics

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 (UPI) — U.S. shoppers spent money on staples as an earthquake and hurricane altered the retail week, a trade group in Washington said. Retail sales rose marginally in the week ended last Saturday, the International Council of Shopping Centers said. Sales rose 0.1 percent from the previous week and 3 percent from […]

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