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Science News

Polar Temperatures Sweep across the United States

February 6, 2019

January 2019 ended with some of the coldest temperatures on record. A polar vortex caused a major cold front to rip across the upper part of the United States, sending temperatures plummeting well below regular levels. But what is a polar vortex? […]

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U.S. News

How the Government Shutdown Might Affect Your Tax Return

February 6, 2019

Although the shutdown is at least temporarily over, the empty offices of the IRS for the last month are expected to result in a chaotic and confusing tax season rife with delays, exacerbated further by some of the new regulations that have been enacted this year. With complications like these, many families are facing financial hardships and struggling to make ends meet, providing perfect examples of the importance of properly understanding the tax code. […]

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Health News

Nutritionists Recommend Eating More “Slow Carbs”—What Does This Mean for Your Diet?

February 1, 2019

Nutritionists’ recommendations for healthy diets have changed significantly over the last 20 to 30 years. As scientific and medical studies advance, doctors have suggested diets that cut out fats and carbohydrates. However, new research is emerging which claims that a viable alternative isn’t an across-the-board reduction of carbs, but a careful selective process of specific kinds of carbs to keep us feeling full and fit. […]

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