Archive: 11/10/2006

Next flu pandemic: What to do until the vaccine arrives?

Experts believe the world is overdue for influenza pandemic. However, unless effective action against pandemic flu is taken now, we are in "dire straits," according to a paper published in the November 10 issue of Science. The ar ...

Nov 10, 2006
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Study: High blood sugar a killer

High blood sugar is among the top four causes of death worldwide, says a study from the Harvard School of Public Health in Massachusetts.

Nov 10, 2006
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More gator complaints may mean rule change

Increased complaints about alligators encroaching on human activities prompted Florida officials to consider easing rules for trapping and killing the animals.

Nov 10, 2006
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Mass. group wants vote on health question

Massachusetts advocates for universal healthcare filed suit Friday to put an amendment guaranteeing medical coverage for state residents on the 2008 ballot.

Nov 10, 2006
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Peatlands disappearance of concern

A report released Friday at a U.N. conference in Kenya indicates clearing peat lands threatens the world's ability to reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.

Nov 10, 2006
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Please Exhale: Quick and Easy Breath Analysis

When we drink alcohol, its “flag” precedes us, and enjoyment of large amounts of garlic or onion can often be detected by others the next morning. However, our breath does not only betray what we have consumed; some diseases ...

Nov 10, 2006
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