Archive: 07/17/2009

Teens risk health with night texting, talking

To many parents, text messaging is an enigma -- a practice their children engage in when they could just make a phone call or walk down the street to their friends' houses. It seems to be a strange but harmless means of communication.

Jul 17, 2009
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Scientists discover how flu damages lung tissue

A protein in influenza virus that helps it multiply also damages lung epithelial cells, causing fluid buildup in the lungs, according to new research from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Southern Research ...

Jul 17, 2009
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Concerns raised as LA looks to Google Web services

(AP) -- Security and privacy concerns have been raised over a multimillion-dollar proposal by Los Angeles to tap Google Inc.'s Internet-based services for government e-mail, police records and other confidential ...

Jul 17, 2009
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Sick Children Affect Parents' Mental Health

(PhysOrg.com) -- Caring for a child with health problems profoundly affects the physical health, mental health and work attendance of parents, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin ...

Jul 17, 2009
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