Archive: 17/05/2009

UN: Growth of slums boosting natural disaster risk

(AP) -- The rampant growth of urban slums around the world and weather extremes linked to climate change have sharply increased the risks from "megadisasters" such as devastating floods and cyclones, a U.N. report said Sunday.

dateMay 17, 2009 in Environment
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Where is the line on natural remedies?

As a breast cancer specialist, Dr. Barbara Bowers uses a whole arsenal of alternative treatments to help her patients -- acupuncture, green tea extract, vitamins, meditation and yoga, to name a few.

dateMay 17, 2009 in Medications
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