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New York Times - 06 Jan 2014
MINNEAPOLIS — Hildagard Omete, 36, a mother of three who has been unemployed for a year and a half, went job hunting on Monday. Sitting at the public library scanning help-wanted ads on a computer, Ms. Omete was wearing two hoods and a knitted hat ...

Freezing rain warning issued for areas near Edmonton - 22 Oct 2017
Environment Canada issued a freezing rain warning for a number of areas in central Alberta on Sunday, warning drivers and pedestrians of roads becoming icy and slippery. “Take extra care when walking or driving in affected areas,” the weather agency ...

Alberta mother pleads guilty after child left in freezing car

Calgary Sun - 21 Oct 2017
A southern Alberta mother who left her child in a locked and freezing SUV while the woman went drinking has pleaded guilty to failing to provide the necessaries of life. The 25-year-old entered the plea in a Lethbridge court and is to be sentenced Jan. 26.

The creeping effect of climate change on Bush life

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner - 22 Oct 2017
Lake Minchumina — Numerous natural events hinge on a single degree, the difference between freezing and thawing. As the autumn sun dips ever closer to the horizon and the nights grow longer, we shift our attention from fall to winter, from gardening ...

If a woman freezes her eggs, will her future babies be normal?

Washington Post - 15 Oct 2017
If you work at such places as Google, Facebook and Apple, your health insurance includes an unusual feature: coverage for egg freezing. Oocyte preservation, touted as a form of fertility insurance for women who want to delay childbearing, has grown in ...

Cryopreservation Freezing Methods and Equipment

Technology Networks - 20 Oct 2017
The objective of cryopreservation is to minimize damage to biological materials, including tissues, mammalian cells, bacteria, fungi, plant cells, and viruses, during low temperature freezing and storage. When performed correctly and accounting for ...

Is It Better to Freeze Eggs or Embryos?

SELF - 17 Oct 2017
When it comes to fertility preservation, egg freezing seems like the default option on the table. But, for some people, embryo freezing might be the way to go. Chrissy Teigen, for instance, recently told InStyle that she and husband John Legend have ...

Freeze on tax thresholds on Budget agenda

Financial Times - 18 Oct 2017
The proposal emerged after photographers in Downing Street snapped an “unknown” politician or official entering 11 Downing Street, the chancellor's residence, with a partly covered document discussing options for freezing the points at which people ...

Bundle up, Jersey: Temperatures to flirt with freezing overnight - 16 Oct 2017
The coldest temperatures in about five months await New Jersey Monday night into Tuesday with frost advisories for several northern counties. One advisory will be in effect from 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday in Sussex, Morris, Warren and western Passaic ...

Temps could dip to freezing in Lincoln area overnight

Lincoln Journal Star - 10 Oct 2017
As skies clear Tuesday afternoon, it might be a sign to protect any sensitive vegetation. The clear skies, combined with light winds, will allow temperatures to drop to the freezing mark across a large part of the state, including the Lincoln area. The ...

Lawyers react to court's order freezing accounts without BVN

NIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog) - 22 Oct 2017
LEGAL practitioners have being reacting to the order by the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, freezing all accounts in Nigeria banks without a Bank Verification Number (BVN). By the interim order of injunction handed down on Friday by Justice Nnamdi ...

Does alcohol freeze?

HowStuffWorks - 09 Oct 2017
Every type of alcohol has its own freezing point, and that can change based on what it's mixed with and what kind of container it's in. You can't stick a margarita and gin martini into the freezer and expect them to come out the same way. The freezing ...

Breast cancer patients preserving fertility by freezing their eggs

The Denver Channel - 16 Oct 2017
"She said, 'unfortunately, the biopsy we found it's cancerous. You have breast cancer,'" said Mary Woodka. "I just remember going back in the conference room I was in, grabbing the trash can thinking I was going to vomit." For Mary Woodka, that moment ...

Freeze Your Credit, Retire Richer

Bloomberg - 06 Oct 2017
Few of us actually freeze our credit files, even in the wake of such massive data breaches as the one at Equifax Inc., which compromised the private data of as many as 145 million Americans. About 2 percent to 3 percent of U.S. consumers currently have ...

What to Know About Freezing Your Eggs

U.S. News & World Report - 25 Sep 2017
You may need to bring up the subject of egg freezing to your health care provider, which should be a gynecologist for the most productive conversation. Women have to take the initiative since many health care providers don't have the time or knowledge ...

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