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Google’s speakers and displays add local control of smart home devices, starting with Hue, TP-Link, more (Update: SDK live)

Google's speakers and displays add local control of smart home devices, starting with Hue, TP-Link, more (Update: SDK live)

For years we’ve dreamed of the smart home, but when we anticipated it, we didn’t really picture a dozen hubs littered all over our house that do nothing but control only one type of device. Sadly, that’s the truth we’ve come to. But Google seems to be taking the first …

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How to turn your old Android phone or tablet into a remote control for your smart home

How to turn your old Android phone or tablet into a remote control for your smart home

Smart devices add a great level of convenience to your household, including the ability to control them remotely and using your voice. However, there are times when it’s much easier to operate them the old fashioned way with the push of a button rather than with your voice. Sadly, not …

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Infection Control Protects Hospital Staff From COVID-19

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 05, 2020 — Hospital-related infections have been widely reported during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak, with healthcare professionals bearing a disproportionate risk. However, a proactive response in Hong Kong’s public hospital system appears to have bucked this trend and successfully protected both patients and …

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Hepatitis C Infections in Hospitals Show Need for Tight Infection Control Practices

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Latest Infectious Disease News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Two cases of hepatitis C infection that occurred during routine surgeries highlight the need for hospitals to tighten infection control to prevent more transmissions, officials said Friday. In one case, two New Jersey …

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The Latest Pixel 4a Leak Shows Google Still Can’t Control The Leaks

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Another leak of the Google Pixel 4a has just surfaced in the form of a couple of extensive hands-on videos, coming out of Europe. Leaving basically nothing to the imagination, Google doesn’t even really need to “announce” the phone now. But this also shows that Google still can’t put a …

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At High Risk for Heart Disease? Strict Blood Pressure Control Should Help

News Picture: At High Risk for Heart Disease? Strict Blood Pressure Control Should Help

FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2020 (HealthDay News) — If you’re at high risk for heart disease, lowering your blood pressure below the standard target level may help extend your life, a new study suggests. Specifically, a systolic blood pressure target of less than 120 mm Hg — rather than the standard …

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Oral Allergy Immunotherapy Helps Control Asthma

Home-Visit Program May Improve Child's Asthma

By Serena GordonHealthDayReporter TUESDAY, March 4 (HealthDay News)—Oral allergy immunotherapy—in the form of drops or tablets—is effective at reducing asthma symptoms and the need for asthma medications in children who have what’s known as allergic asthma, a new study finds. The findings bolster hopes that these oral medications might someday …

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US Soccer says it offered women’s team equal pay for matches under its control | Football

US Soccer says it has offered the women’s national team pay equal to their male counterparts for matches under its control, but maintains the women’s union wants bonuses for tournaments such as the World Cup to match those of the men. “Since extending this offer, we have made multiple attempts …

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Use of Long-Acting Birth Control Rises Fivefold in a Decade: CDC

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Latest Sexual Health News By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 24, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The use of long-acting birth control methods such as IUDs or under-the-skin implants jumped fivefold between 2002 and 2011, according to a new U.S. government report. Among U.S. women aged 15 to 44, …

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