Why We're Slightly Torn Over Arrow's Felicity-Centric Episode: Our Rants and Raves

Felicity Smoak is just like us! Ok, so we’re not super talented computer hackers with a super cute apartment and an unexpected (but also super cute) goth-y past, but we do struggle with sit-ups sometimes, and that has to count for something. But Arrow wasn’t the only thing on tonight! Join us as we rant and rave about it all! RAVE: Arrow: Any episode mostly about Felicity is a good episode, and that was a great episode. We met Felicity’s rather unexpected mother, saw her apartment, and discovered that she apparently brushes her teeth and then immediately drinks coffee, which makes no sense to us, but whatever Continue reading



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Why We're Slightly Torn Over Arrow's Felicity-Centric Episode: Our Rants and Raves

Cruise ship bearing quarantined health care worker returns to port

Galveston, Texas A Texas-based cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who is being monitored for signs of Ebola returned to port early Sunday, company officials said. The unidentified woman who is being monitored disembarked the Carnival Magic with her husband shortly after the ship returned to Galveston, Texas, about 6 a.m. EDT, said Vicky Rey, vice president of guest care for Carnival Cruise Lines. Continue reading



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Health Care Worker Quarantined on Ship Gives Blood Samples

More ABC news videos | ABC Health NewsCopy A Coast Guard helicopter met a cruise ship in the Caribbean today to collect a blood sample today from the Dallas health care worker who handled clinical specimens from an Ebola-infected patient and is on board the boat, which is scheduled to dock Sunday morning. The lab worker remained on the boat, the Carnival Magic, according to a statement from Carnival. “Today we were advised by Texas health officials that they felt it was necessary for the health care worker currently on Carnival Magic to submit a blood sample for testing prior to the ship’s arrival in Galveston tomorrow [Sunday] morning,” Carnival said in a statement Continue reading



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Whole-Genome Scans Not Quite Ready for Widespread Use: Study

By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter Latest Prevention & Wellness News TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Commercially available tests can analyze your genetic profile and try to predict your risk of a host of diseases. But a new study suggests they aren’t ready for prime time. The technology, known as whole-genome sequencing, allows scientists to “map” the information encoded in most of the billions of building blocks that make up a person’s DNA. Continue reading



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Nanotechnology for Cleaning Blood

Category: Science & Technology Posted: May 11, 2012 09:40AM Author: Guest_Jim_* Whoever first had the idea for the lithography system used to produce modern integrated circuits, probably did not think their invention would be used to clean a person’s blood. As reported by the American Institute of Physics, researchers at MIT and the National University of Singapore have created a device that cleans infections from the blood. The key was using margination, a natural phenomenon that separates parts of the blood Continue reading



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