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A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here's how worried you should be

A common weed-killer chemical is at the heart of a $289 million cancer lawsuit against Monsanto. Here's how worried you should be

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Benoit Tessier/Reuters A jury recently ordered Monsanto to pay $289 million in damages to a plaintiff who alleged that his cancer was the result of using Roundup, the company's...
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Dangerous 'forever chemicals' have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates. Here's what to know about PFAS

Dangerous 'forever chemicals' have been found in US drinking water at alarmingly high rates. Here's what to know about PFAS

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Flickr / HereStanding A class of industrially produced chemicals called PFAS are found in many products, including cosmetics, fire-retardant foams, and food packaging. Almost...
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Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

Scientists have found a way to calculate your risk for deadly conditions like diabetes, breast cancer and heart disease

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Flickr/Micah Baldwin A new genetic test which can test how likely a person is to contract serious conditions like heart disease and diabetes has been developed, according to a...
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7 things you think are good for your skin but actually aren't

7 things you think are good for your skin but actually aren't

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Miss Morice/Flickr The skin is the largest and arguably the most important organ in the human body. It keeps our internal organs safe from the extremities of the outside world...
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Trump didn't mention John McCain at all while signing the defense bill named after him

Trump didn't mention John McCain at all while signing the defense bill named after him

2 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Carolyn Kaster/AP President Donald Trump signed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act on Monday. The bill authorizes $717 billion in defense spending and is named after...
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Pharmaceutical giant Bayer plunges 11% after landmark $289 million weedkiller cancer ruling

Pharmaceutical giant Bayer plunges 11% after landmark $289 million weedkiller cancer ruling

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Markets Insider Shares in Bayer dove more than 11% Monday after a landmark ruling against Monsanto, a US agriculture giant owned by the German pharma giant. Monsanto was...
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California jury orders Monsanto to pay school groundskeeper $289 million in Roundup weed-killer court trial

California jury orders Monsanto to pay school groundskeeper $289 million in Roundup weed-killer court trial

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Photo A California jury on Friday found Monsanto liable in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including...
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An American family who moved to Nicaragua for a year to live cheaply ended up blowing their $30,000 budget thanks to unexpected costs - but still spent less than life at home in the US

An American family who moved to Nicaragua for a year to live cheaply ended up blowing their $30,000 budget thanks to unexpected costs - but still spent less than life at home in the US

5 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Courtesy of Mark Tew Mark and Amanda Tew and their four children spent a year on a mini-retirement in Nicaragua. Over six years, they saved $30,000 while paying off debt and...
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There's one type of body fat that's hard to detect and dangerous for your health - here's how to get rid of it

There's one type of body fat that's hard to detect and dangerous for your health - here's how to get rid of it

7 days ago   |   Business Insider

Titipong Chumsung/Shutterstock Visceral fat is fat found inside the abdomen, in and around organs like the liver and kidneys. Unlike subcutaneous fat, it cannot be identified...
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A 22-year-old was internally decapitated, but survived the rare and 'universally fatal' injury

A 22-year-old was internally decapitated, but survived the rare and 'universally fatal' injury

8 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Shutterstock Following a car accident caused by unseen black ice, 22-year-old Brock Meister sustained a traumatic head injury. This rare and severe injury was an...
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Welcome to Georgia

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'I think it disrespects his wife': Kellyanne Conway finally reveals how she...

'I think it disrespects his wife': Kellyanne Conway finally reveals how she feels about her husband's fiery tweets about Trump

Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump appears to have created an ideological rift between White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway and her husband, attorney George... Read more ...

Comment Of The Day: We're Not Sure About The New Z4 Edition

Comment Of The Day: We're Not Sure About The New Z4 Edition

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Kellyanne Conway said her husband's anti-Trump tweets were 'a violation of...

Kellyanne Conway said her husband's anti-Trump tweets were 'a violation of basic decency' if not their 'marital vows' - but wanted to be identified as 'a person familiar with their relationship'

Mark Wilson/Getty Images White House counselor Kellyanne Conway told a reporter that her husband's anti-Trump tweets were "disrespectful" and "a violation of basic decency... Read more ...

Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him...

Former CIA Director John Brennan says a lesson from his father helped him navigate tense situations and 3 a.m. phone calls

Thomson Reuters Former CIA director John Brennan worked with Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama. He left the position in January 2017. In August 2018... Read more ...

This is the 2019 BMW Z4 Before You're Supposed to See It

This is the 2019 BMW Z4 Before You're Supposed to See It

The Belgian automotive website Autotijd.be has managed to get their waffle-sticky hands on the first BMW official photos of the upcoming Z4, all before its official release... Read more ...

Inside the stunning $40 million Sydney mansion where Meghan Markle and...

Inside the stunning $40 million Sydney mansion where Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will stay during their royal tour

WPA Pool/Getty Images Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expected to stay in a stunning Sydney home during their first official royal tour. The couple will be visiting Sydney... Read more ...

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13 affordable and top-rated laptop sleeves you can find on Amazon - all under $25

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We shopped at Whole Foods and Walmart to see which curbside pickup service...

We shopped at Whole Foods and Walmart to see which curbside pickup service is better - and the winner is clear

Katie Canales/Business Insider Amazon recently launched a curbside pickup service at two Whole Foods locations. Walmart has been operating a similar service since piloting a... Read more ...