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Sovaldi : New drug to treat hepatitis C approved by FDA

Sovaldi : New drug to treat hepatitis C approved by FDA

On Friday the FDA approved a new drug that, when taken in conjunction with other older remedies, cures 95 percent of Hepatitis C patients in a fraction of the time the old treatment regimen did. Hepatitis C, the liver degenerating disease, affects over three million U.S. citizens, and, surpassing HIV, last year killed over 15,000 people. Sovaldi is the name ... Read More »

High chair injuries up 22% over past decade : Study

High chair injuries

Every hour a child is treated in an emergency room for injuries related to a high chair. The majority of them are hurt in falls and many suffer such head injuries as concussions. Worse, the number of high chair-related injuries is on the rise suggesting that children are not being properly restrained in their seats. That’s the conclusion of a ... Read More »

Most Expensive Homes in America for sale

Most Expensive Homes in America for sale

Once you’ve made your millions, it’s time to start investing in real estate. Move to California if you’re looking for some of the most desirable and expensive properties on the market. According to Coldwell Banker’s annual Home Listing Report, the five most expensive housing markets in the U.S. are all in California, and 13 California markets made it into the ... Read More »

Holiday Season : Best time of year to buy a house ?

Holiday Season Best time of year to buy a house ?

As a real estate agent, potential homebuyers ask me this question frequently. Buying a home is the biggest investment most people make in their lives. It’s scary to some people to think about having to make this kind of decision. First of all, ask yourself if you are ready. Here are a few questions to find out if you are ... Read More »

Average home price in 1953 : then and now

Average home price in 1953 : then and now

The pound in your pocket was a powerful thing in 1953: it bought you 16 pints of beer, or 15 portions of fish and chips, or 39 large loaves of bread or enough stamps to send 96 letters. Today you would get half a pint, half a portion, two loaves and three first class stamps. · Blackpool won the FA ... Read More »

Naomi Campbell from London : Supermodel

Naomi Campbell from London

Naomi Campbell has criticised the fashion industry, saying that racism still exists in the modelling world. The supermodel said that it is “appalling” that the industry is still reluctant to book “models of colour”. She told Sky News at London Fashion Week: “It’s disappointing that they still think before booking models of colour. “It’s appalling. It shouldn’t be that way ... Read More »