Archive: 03/09/2010

China tries microblogging top political event

(AP) -- So this is how you get through China's biggest political event of the year: "Sit still, stare toward the front, pretend like you're looking but you're really not, pretend like you're listening but ...

Mar 09, 2010
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Obesity linked to poor colon cancer prognosis

Obese patients with colon cancer are at greater risk for death or recurrent disease compared to those who are within a normal weight range, according to a report in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Associ ...

Mar 09, 2010
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A full house raises risk of hospital deaths

Admission to a hospital when most of the beds are already full can be deadly for patients, according to a new University of Michigan Health System study showing high occupancy increases the risk of dying in the hospital by ...

Mar 09, 2010
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Earthquake in Chile -- a complicated fracture

The extremely strong earthquake in Chile on 27 February this year was a complicated rupture process, as scientists from the GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences found out. Quakes with such magnitude ...

Mar 09, 2010
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