Archive: 11/18/2009

Sebelius: Women should get mammograms by age 40

(AP) -- Women should continue getting regular mammograms starting at age 40, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Wednesday, moving to douse confusion caused by a task-force recommendation ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Cancer
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Nintendo's Mario endures even as games come and go

(AP) -- You might call him the Mickey Mouse of video games. He's reminiscent of a doughnut, round and sweet and comforting. He's also a vessel, devoid of a real personality so you can live vicariously through ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Software
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Good news on multiple sclerosis and pregnancy

There is good news for women with multiple sclerosis (MS) who are pregnant or thinking about becoming pregnant. A new study shows that pregnant women with multiple sclerosis are only slightly more likely to have cesarean ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Study raises concerns about outdoor second-hand smoke

Indoor smoking bans have forced smokers at bars and restaurants onto outdoor patios, but a new University of Georgia study in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests that these outdoor smoking ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Health
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Modern Turkey: Modern Miracle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many of us will sit down with our families to a wonderful turkey dinner this Thanksgiving. But statistics increasingly show that Americans consider turkey a year-round staple.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Other
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Stimulus grant will improve physics arXiv

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stimulus funding will enhance Cornell's e-print arXiv of scientific papers to help users identify a work's main concepts, see research reports in context and easily find related work.

dateNov 18, 2009 in General Physics
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Don't add an ER visit to your holiday plans

(PhysOrg.com) -- UNC emergency physician Abhi Mehrotra, M.D., explains how you can avoid the most common injuries that land people in a hospital emergency department during the four-day Thanksgiving holiday period.

dateNov 18, 2009 in Health
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