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at 14:17 on February 13, 2016, EST.

Noise harder on children than adults, hinders how they learn

WASHINGTON - From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.

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at 12:25 on February 13, 2016, EST.

Surgeries postponed in Newfoundland after stain found on surgical equipment

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - Newfoundland and Labrador's largest health authority is postponing all elective surgeries scheduled for Monday and Tuesday because of concerns with the sterilization of surgical equipment.

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at 09:41 on February 13, 2016, EST.

Pfizer recalls liquid products for infants and children over ibuprofen dosing

OTTAWA - Pfizer Consumer Healthcare is recalling 124 lots of Advil liquid products for infants and children.

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at 03:08 on February 13, 2016, EST.

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

WASHINGTON - Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.

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at 14:05 on February 12, 2016, EST.

Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

WASHINGTON - Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.

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