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With Cowboys down a pair of pass rushers, Micah Parsons moves to defensive end

It’s not quite Magic Johnson playing center in the 1980 NBA Finals, but another rookie will be showing off his versatility today. Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons will slide to defensive

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Prophylactic steroids may prevent complications of thyroidectomy

A single preoperative dose of dexamethasone reduces rates of postoperative hypocalcemia and voice dysfunction in patients undergoing thyroidectomy, according to a study published online Sept. 2 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head &

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Maersk CEO sees no sign of freight market easing this year

Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk (MAERSKb.CO) sees no indication that the current red-hot shipping market will lose steam this year, its chief executive said on Thursday. Maersk lifted its 2021

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Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro lineup will come with higher resolution screens

Apple could soon transform the existing MacBook Pro lineup with a more powerful version of Apple Silicon at the heart of both models, as well as higher resolution Mini LED

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Bull that escaped Long Island farm captured after 2 months

A bull that escaped from a farm on Long Island and eluded searchers for two months has been captured, authorities said Thursday. The 1,500-pound (680-kilogram) bull, nicknamed Barney or Barnie,

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For the 49ers, the timing for signing Josh Norman was perfect

Last week, the 49ers opted not to put recently-signed cornerback Josh Norman in uniform. This week, they’ll need him. And given that they signed him before they lost starter Jason

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Patient mortality lower for hospitalists working more days

Hospitalized Medicare patients treated by physicians who work more clinical days have lower 30-day mortality, according to a study published online Sept. 13 in JAMA Internal Medicine. Hirotaka Kato, Ph.D.,

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Britain’s John Lewis, Co-op lament supply chain disruptions

British retailers John Lewis Partnership and the Co-operative Group both warned on Thursday that creaking supply chains would lead to higher prices, as a dearth of truck drivers compounds disruptions

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Chromium-based Edge web browser arrives on Xbox One and Xbox Series X

Consoles have slowly become more like PCs with the release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S. They pack SSDs, multitasking features, speedier boot times, and older, but still

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Comical, topical? Party bus saves day for school field trip

A group of high school students in Massachusetts had to ride on a party bus complete with a stripper pole and neon lights during a recent field trip — an

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