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WASHINGTON — The nation’s largest prepaid mobile provider, TracFone, will pay $40 million to settle government claims that it misled smartphone customers with promises of unlimited data service. The Federal Trade Commission says TracFone...
Researchers have found that sending parents a simple text message that includes tips for improving their child’s literacy can have a positive effect. Photo by Media for Medical/UIG via Getty Images Studies show that by age four, kids from low-...
A breast cancer patient undergoes radiation treatment at a hospital in Tegucigalpa. Since the discovery of the x-ray in 1895, physicians have tried to figure out ways to use it in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of illnesses, including...
A pediatrician administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children’s Hospital in May 2014 . Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Contained inside the data of the latest measles outbreak is a surprising — and troubling...
Workers prepare for the opening of an Apple store in Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, January 23, 2015. Photo by Chance Chan/ReutersAfter a rocky day in the markets, Apple computer began their quarterly earnings call and announced historically high...
A mother talks to her daughter while picking lemons. Credit: AE Pictures Inc. via Getty ImagesParents may be using “baby-talk” when speaking to infants with the goal of making it easier for babies to understand, but a new Japanese study shows this...