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Google publishes patent for smart crib

Google wants to cram as many baby monitoring devices as possible into a single crib.

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Marion County approves plan to boost intake of medical waste

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Marion County Commissioners have voted to allow millions of pounds of medical waste from Washington and California to be burned at a garbage incinerator just north of Salem.

Oregon Health Authority

Planned Klamath Falls sobering station gets $250,000 grant

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — The effort to build a sobering station in Klamath Falls has received a boost from the Oregon Health Authority.

3-D blind art museum

CNN

Opening up art for the blind, with 3-D

Luc was only 7 years old when his world went dark and he became blind unexpectedly. But as he likes to say, blindness isn't very effective on him.

Even with his can-do attitude, the 13-year-old recalls feeling excluded when he visited a museum exhibi...

Hand sanitizer

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Is your hand sanitizer safe? The FDA wants to know

Alcohol-based hand sanitizers are everywhere these days, and the Food and Drug Administration wants to know more about them. It requested more scientific evidence Wednesday to prove that hand sanitizers are both safe and effective.

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Study: Nap or exercise to improve your memory

Scientists have unlocked new secrets for boosting memory retention: One involves breaking a sweat, and the other involves taking a snooze.

Mosquito Zika virus

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Can you get Zika twice?

Once you've had Zika, can you get it again? Scientists don't think so, but it's never been proved

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What's the No. 1 killer of Americans?

The leading causes of death remained the same from the year before: Heart disease is the No. 1 killer, followed by cancer, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and infant mortality decreased 2.3%.

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