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Tiny houses could help mitigate homelessness

In recent years, the "tiny house" movement has picked up speed in the U.S. Most often, the advocates of the small homes promote them as a lifestyle choice for those seeking to save money, reduce possessions, or otherwise ...

Jul 24, 2015
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Indian state sets schoolbag weight limit

Children struggling under the weight of an oversized schoolbag is a common sight the world over, but now one Indian state has ordered parents to ensure kids lighten their load.

Jul 24, 2015
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Urban design matters when it comes to street life

For the first time, researchers in a mid-size city have shown that pedestrian activity increases when streets have classic urban design qualities and elements such as windows overlooking the sidewalks, small and uniform building ...

Jul 24, 2015
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CDC: stillbirths now outnumber infant deaths in U.S.

(HealthDay)—Stillbirths have eclipsed infant deaths for the first time in the United States, according to new research published in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's July 23 National Vital Statistics ...

Jul 24, 2015
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