Archive: 12/11/2010

After expanding coverage, Mass. looks to cut costs

(AP) -- Four years after Massachusetts embarked on the nation's most ambitious health care overhaul, Gov. Deval Patrick and legislative leaders are stepping up efforts to rein in spiraling insurance costs.

dateDec 11, 2010 in Health
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UN climate meeting OKs Green Fund in new accord

(AP) -- A U.N. conference on Saturday adopted a modest climate deal creating a fund to help the developing world go green, though it deferred for another year the tough work of carving out deeper reductions ...

dateDec 11, 2010 in Environment
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HOXB7 gene promotes tamoxifen resistance

Many postmenopausal women with early-stage breast cancers who initially respond well to tamoxifen become resistant to the drug over time and develop recurrent tumors. Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center researchers have found ...

dateDec 11, 2010 in Cancer
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Phones are a feminist issue in Bangladesh

Dressed in a colourful sari, clutching boxes of herbal tea in one hand and a battered old Nokia mobile phone in the other, Monowara Talukder doesn't look like the average business executive.

dateDec 11, 2010 in Other
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