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No Point To ‘Faking It,’ A Sexual Partner Knows If A Partner Is Satisfied

WATERLOO, Ontario (UPI) — Men and women are equally perceptive of their partners’ levels of sexual satisfaction and develop what psychologists call a “sexual script,” which forms guidelines for their sexual activity. Erin Fallis, a Ph.D. candidate, and Uzma S. Rehman and Christine Purdon, professors at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, said the findings […]

Study: E-Cigarettes Affect Cells Similarly To Regular Tobacco

SAN DIEGO (UPI) — A new study shows that the vapor from e-cigarettes damages human cells similarly to smoke from traditional cigarettes. The researchers present the study, published in the journal of Clinical Cancer Research, at the American Association for Cancer Research annual meeting on April 6 in San Diego. The scientists described how they […]

Men With Eating Disorders Often ‘Underdiagnosed, Undertreated And Under-Researched’

OXFORD, England (UPI) — Due to the perception held by many — including some doctors — that anorexia nervosa is an eating disorder primarily affecting young women, some men are not diagnosed, and one man with the eating disorder was told to “man up.” Researchers at the University of Oxford and the University of Glasgow […]

Ancient Scroll Mentioning Wife Of Jesus Is The Real Deal, Scientists Say

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (UPI) — When a fragment of ancient papyrus scroll mentioning a wife of Jesus emerged in 2012, there was plenty of disagreement over its authenticity. Much of the theological world dismissed it as a forgery, and some academics agreed. But now, a new study published this week in the Harvard Theological Review suggests […]

Dachshund Puppy ‘Mini-Winnie’ Becomes First Cloned Dog In U.K.

LONDON (UPI) — For many dog-lovers, the fading moments of their favorite pooch’s life are painfully sad. They’d give anything for another 10 or 15 years with their beloved canine companion — anything to turn back the clocks and take that happy pup on a walk for the first time. Now, for a little more […]

General Motors Recall To Cost $1.3 Billion, Double The Earlier Estimate

DETROIT (UPI) — General Motors has said that its faulty ignition switch-related recall will cost $1.3 billion, double the original estimate of $750 million. The recall includes more than 6 million cars. The automaker has said the costs for recall-related repairs and for 15,000 rental cars they will provide customers in the interim was higher […]

Discount Chain Family Dollar To Close 370 Stores

MATTHEWS, N.C. (UPI) — Family Dollar Stores, facing increasing retail competition, have decided to close 370 stores and bring down prices on more than 1,000 products. The steps are aimed at improving financial performance after the company reported a drop in second-quarter earnings and also revised their outlook for the year. The closings will affect […]

Facebook To Stop In-App Messaging, Expects Users To Download Messenger App

MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook is killing its in-app messaging service and has asked users to download a separate Messenger app to continue chatting with their friends. A Facebook spokesperson confirmed that the messaging service will be stripped out of the social network’s primary Facebook app. The messages button will continue to remain in […]

Jobless Claims Fall By 32,000, Nearing Seven-Year Low

WASHINGTON (UPI) — The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week, reaching its lowest level in almost seven years, suggesting a revival in the labor market. New claims for unemployment benefits dropped by 32,000 to 300,000 for the week ending April 5, according to the Labor Department. The number is […]

Glenn Greenwald And Laura Poitras Return To U.S.

NEW YORK (UPI) — The journalists who first published the documents obtained by Edward Snowden detailing the extensive National Security Agency surveillance program are returning to the United States. Former Guardian journalists Glenn Greenwald and Laura Poitras — both Americans — have not returned to the U.S. since they first made public the Snowden files […]

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