Archive: 01/08/2010

Seven hours the magic number for sleep: study

People who sleep more or fewer than seven hours a day, including naps, are increasing their risk for cardiovascular disease, the leading cause of death in the United States, a study published Sunday shows.

dateAug 01, 2010 in Health
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New questions arise on dispersant use in oil spill

(AP) -- As BP inched closer to permanently sealing the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico, congressional investigators railed against the company and Coast Guard for liberal use of toxic chemicals that helped disperse ...

dateAug 01, 2010 in Environment
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Doctors: Transplant advance in windpipe cancer

(AP) -- Doctors have successfully transplanted windpipes into two cancer patients in an innovative procedure that uses stem cells to allow a donated trachea to regenerate tissue and create an organ biologically close to ...

dateAug 01, 2010 in Cancer
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Feds warned company in Mich. spill about pipeline

(AP) -- U.S. regulators earlier this year demanded improvements to the pipeline network that includes a segment that ruptured in southern Michigan, spilling hundreds of thousands of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River, ...

dateAug 01, 2010 in Environment
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