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Leg strap monitors lactic acid for better workouts

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:11am
Steps taken, distance traveled, even your heart rate -- your fitness tracker can already tell you plenty about your workout. But how do you really know if your body is working at its optimum level? A new device could make that easier. The BSXinsight is the first wearable to track your lactate threshold, and is available today (March 31) from $300.
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Obama administration’s new spending website rolls back transparency

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:08am
Obama administration’s new spending website rolls back transparency
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Bizarre condition makes tongue resemble a geographic map

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 8:01am
A mysterious condition that gives the tongue a mottled appearance that can sometimes resemble a map of the continents has long baffled scientists, but new research may offer some clues to its causes.
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3-D print technology provides 'robohand' to 7-year-old girl

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:55am
Seven-year-old Faith Lennox never thought much about putting a prosthetic limb where her missing left hand had once been.
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Former retail labor union boss gets $544,000 for 10 months of work

FOX News: Politics - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:55am
Former United Food and Commercial Workers executive vice president Bill McDonough was paid $544,137 last year despite leaving the union in October.
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Maine Natural Gas seeks rate increase that could boost monthly bills by $50 over 3 years

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:47am
Maine Natural Gas is seeking a rate increase as part of a proposed three-year plan that could drive customers' bills up by nearly $50 per month by 2018.
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Russia's Rosneft says it settled longstanding dispute with dismantled oil company Yukos

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:47am
Rosneft says it has settled a long-standing dispute with now-defunct oil company Yukos, whose owner spent 10 years in a Russian prison.
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Next-generation GMOs: Pink pineapples and purple tomatoes

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:41am
Cancer-fighting pink pineapples, heart-healthy purple tomatoes and less fatty vegetable oils may someday be on grocery shelves alongside more traditional products.
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Oil Steady as Iran Talks Drag On

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:37am
Brent crude oil futures held around $55 a barrel as speculation continued over whether a preliminary deal over Iran's nuclear programme would be reached, opening the way for more Iranian crude to come into world markets.
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In latest in string of rosy economic numbers, survey finds European manufacturers more upbeat

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:36am
A closely watched survey is showing that manufacturers across the 19-country eurozone are getting more optimistic about the future and are boosting hiring.
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Web searches may predict disease risk among populations

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:36am
Internet search data might someday help estimate the prevalence of non-communicable diseases like stroke, heart disease or cancer, a new study suggests.
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California getting 'second-hand smog' from Asia, researchers say

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:30am
California is suffering from "second-hand smog" drifting in from Asia and other places, researchers said on Tuesday, even as the state's prolonged drought has made air quality worse.
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5 things to know about GM's longer, lighter and sleeker new Chevrolet Malibu midsize sedan

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:24am
General Motors tries again to gain traction in the popular midsize car segment with the introduction of the 2016 Chevrolet Malibu at the New York International Auto Show.
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Five US health workers released after Ebola monitoring in Nebraska

FOX News: Health - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:20am
Five U.S. healthcare workers who underwent monitoring at a Nebraska medical center after possible exposure to the Ebola virus in West Africa have completed their quarantine periods and were symptom-free, the hospital said on Tuesday.
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Iran Nuclear Talks Hit Impasse on Details

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:19am
Six world powers were closer to a preliminary deal with Iran on scaling back Tehran's nuclear program as talks went on past their Tuesday deadline, with a one-day extension. Still, leaders were at odds over details regarding U.N. sanctions, Iran's atomic research.
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Gaza artist faces uproar over bargain deal for valuable Banksy mural on destroyed home

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:13am
A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist.
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NCAA pilot program pays for Final Four family travel _ but will it continue?

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:13am
Getting to the Final Four won't be as costly for the parents of many players this week, thanks to an NCAA pilot program that is helping pay for families of athletes to travel and see their sons and daughters play in the biggest college basketball games of the season.
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Texas House OKs cutting $3M in HIV-prevention programs, putting money to abstinence education

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:11am
Texas would cut $3 million from programs to prevent HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases and spend that money instead on abstinence education under a contentious Republican-sponsored measure tucked into the state budget Tuesday night.
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Sears Holdings to form REIT for Sears, Kmart Stores

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:11am
Sears Holdings said Wednesday it will form a real estate investment trust, Seritage Growth Properties, which will buy up about 254 Sears and Kmart stores in a transaction valued at more than $2.5 billion.
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Rancher Cliven Bundy, allies rally before Nevada lawmakers to support federal land bill

FOX News: Business - Wed, 04/01/2015 - 7:11am
Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, who garnered national attention a year ago when he and armed supporters engaged in a showdown with federal authorities, came to Carson City Tuesday with scores of allies to rally behind a bill seeking to reclaim land from the federal government.
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