Archive: 12/03/2009

Children living near green spaces are more active

Children at high risk of obesity who live near parks and recreation areas are apt to participate in walking activities more often, researchers reported at the American Heart Association's Conference on Nutrition, Physical ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Health
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New investigational treatment for bladder cancer

A team of researchers, led by Columbia University Medical Center faculty, has identified a new investigational therapy for the treatment of bladder cancer. The discovery was made using a new research model, using mice, which ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Cancer
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Study: Some heart patients undoing drug benefits

(AP) -- European heart patients are taking more medication than ever before to lower their blood pressure and cholesterol, but bad habits such as overeating and smoking are undermining the drugs, a new study says. Despite ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Medications
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Fleeing customers haunt phone co. in New England

(AP) -- Phone companies fear that customers will increasingly switch off their landlines in favor of wireless phones or phone service from cable TV providers. So the last thing FairPoint Communications Inc. needed was to ...

dateMar 12, 2009 in Telecom
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