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Chemist Carl Djerassi Dies In San Francisco At 91

Posted On February 01, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- Stanford University is mourning the chemist widely considered to be the father of the birth control pill. A University announcement says Stanford Professor Emeritus Carl Djerassi died at home in San Francisco, Friday. He was 91. It was in 1951 that Djerassi synthesized the hormones cortisone and norethindrone, which are the…

Over 100 Cases Of Measles In U.S.

Posted On January 31, 2015

(Atlanta, GA) -- More than 100 cases of measles are now confirmed in the U.S., including over 90 in California where the outbreak started at Disneyland. CDC officials announced this week that the virus was probably carried to the California theme park by a tourist or an American traveling home. No deaths have been reported…

Americans Pig Out On Super Bowl Sunday

Posted On January 31, 2015

(Undated) -- Americans will eat more than a billion chicken wings during the Super Bowl tomorrow. A study by WalletHub says that over 14-billion hamburgers will be consumed during the big game. A lot of people will be watching the game on new televisions. The study shows that seen-and-half million household will buy new TV's…

Measles Reported At California Private School

Posted On January 31, 2015

(Rancho Santa Margarita, CA) -- OC health officials say a student at a small south Orange County private school recently contracted measles. Saint John's Episcopal School in Rancho Santa Margarita excluded nine other students from classes this week after the discovery was made. The "Orange County Register" says the infected student was in attendance at…

WH Comments On Growing Number Of Measles Cases

Posted On January 31, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- The measles outbreak that began at Disneyland around Christmas has the attention of the White House. Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest said during his Friday briefing that health officials are keeping a close eye on the situation.   CDC officials announced Thursday that the virus likely originated overseas and was probably carried to…

  • Pet Patrol

    Found dog

    Posted on March 27, 2015
    Location: Moore\'s Hill, Indiana

    Found white dog with a collar but no tags. Dog…