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Wilder's nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died earlier this month in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from Alzheimer's disease.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Last year 35,092 people were killed in traffic crashes in the United States, a 7.2 percent increase over 2014 that ended a five-decade trend of declining fatalities, the U.S. Transportation Department said.

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A contested study suggests a famous fossil ancestor plunged to her death.

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See sample pages from this book at Wink. Awkward Zombie: We're Going To Be Rich by Katie Tiedrich 2012, 164 pages (softcover) From $10 Buy a copy on Amazon Or $19 from Level Up Studios Awkward Zombie is one of my favorite webcomics. Creator Katie Tiedrich writes a comic...

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A new study might tempt some sleep apnea patients to unplug their machines. Continuous positive airway pressure, or CPAP, does not reduce the risk of heart attacks or other cardiovascular emergencies in sleep apnea patients with heart disease, the researchers say.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gene Wilder, the star of such comedy classics as “Young Frankenstein” and “Blazing Saddles,” has died. He was 83. Wilder’s nephew said Monday that the actor and writer died earlier this month in Stamford, Connecticut from complications from...

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In an old American medical journal, The Philadelphia Medical Museum (1811 - Vol 1, No.4), Dr. Richard Hazeltine of Berwick, Maine shared a traditional yankee recipe for "buttered flip" cough medicine: Often in the imbecile age of childhood, after I had gone to bed have I sip'd, and...

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David Freiheit, of Montreal, Canada, created the funny Jason Bourne movie spoof using parenting puns.

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