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Gates, Canadian NGO offer $32 mn for research

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a Canadian NGO announced Friday $32 million to fund research for the discovery and development of affordable tools for rapidly diagnosing diseases in developing nations.

Dec 16, 2011
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After PCs, Bill Gates sets out to reinvent WCs

The man who reinvented computers and made PCs a household item in most wealthy nations, Microsoft tycoon turned philanthropist Bill Gates, is now focusing his attention on recasting the WC.

Jul 19, 2011
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'It costs too much to be healthy'

The high cost of health care is deterring parents from taking their children to the doctor or buying prescription medication, regardless of how much money they make or whether they have health insurance, according to a study ...

May 02, 2011
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Medical debt occurs despite insurance, study shows

Health insurance is not protecting Arizonans from having problems paying medical bills, and having bill problems is keeping families from getting needed medical care and prescription medicines, a new study has found.

Jun 17, 2011
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Health Squeeze: UK's free health care under threat

(AP) -- When David Evans needed a hernia operation, the 69-year-old farmer became so alarmed by the long wait that he used an ultrasound machine for pregnant sheep on himself, to make sure he wasn't getting ...

Dec 12, 2011
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Billboard Hot 100

The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. Chart rankings are based on radio play and sales; the tracking-week for sales begins on Monday and ends on Sunday; while the radio play tracking-week runs from Wednesday to Tuesday. A new chart is compiled and officially released to the public by Billboard on Thursday. Each chart is dated with the "week-ending" date of the Saturday after.

The first number one song of the Hot 100 was "Poor Little Fool" by Ricky Nelson on August 4, 1958. As of the issue dated August 1, 2009, the Hot 100 has had 974 different number-one hits. Its current number-one is "I Gotta Feeling" by Black Eyed Peas.

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