Archive: 05/08/2009

Blood transfusion study: Less is more

A new study suggests that blood transfusions for hospitalized cardiac patients should be a last resort because they double the risk of infection and increase by four times the risk of death.

dateAug 05, 2009 in Other
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Iraq to impose controls on Internet

(AP) -- The Iraqi government has decided to crack down on Internet service providers and ban sites that incite violence or carry pornography, officials said Tuesday, a move that has been strongly criticized by freedom of ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Internet
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'Cash for clunkers' effect on pollution? A blip

(AP) -- "Cash for clunkers" could have the same effect on global warming pollution as shutting down the entire country - every automobile, every factory, every power plant - for an hour per year. That could rise to three ...

dateAug 05, 2009 in Environment
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