Archive: 1/10/2010

Neighborhoods can have depressing effect on health, study

( -- The nation's poverty rate climbed to 14.3 percent -- the highest level since 1994 -- according to the Census Bureau's annual report on the economic well-being of U.S. households. That means one in seven Americans ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Health
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US apologizes for '40s syphilis study in Guatemala

(AP) -- American scientists deliberately infected prisoners and patients in a mental hospital in Guatemala with syphilis 60 years ago, a recently unearthed experiment that prompted U.S. officials to apologize Friday and ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Other
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Google brings 'Street View' to Antarctica

Google's "Street View" imagery has sparked privacy concerns in some countries but that's unlikely to be the case with its latest destination -- Antarctica, populated mostly by penguins.

dateOct 01, 2010 in Internet
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Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

(AP) -- The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of the world's largest technology company is prepared to gamble big on an aggressive push ...

dateOct 01, 2010 in Business
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