Archive: 1/11/2010

Fence goes up to keep Asian carp out of Chicago canal

The latest weapon in the fight against Asian carp doesn't look much like a weapon at all: It's a 13-mile concrete and steel mesh fence that splits the narrow divide between the Des Plaines River and the Chicago Sanitary and ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Ecology
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Brain docs raise concussion alarm for kids' sports

(AP) -- The risk of concussions from football and some other sports is so serious that a qualified athletic trainer should always be on the field - at adult and children's games, and even at practice, a major doctors group ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Health
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For elderly, even short falls can be deadly

While simple falls, such as slipping while walking off a curb, may seem relatively harmless, they can actually lead to severe injury and death in elderly individuals, according to a new study published in The Journal of Trauma: ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Health
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