Archive: 08/19/2009

Review: Creating virtual recipe box can be a snap

(AP) -- For years, I have tucked away recipe cards of all shapes and sizes in nooks and crannies of my kitchen, determined that one day I would actually use them. Sadly, for many recipes, that day never came, ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Software
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Canadian model unmasks blog tormentor

A Canadian model has won a landmark case in a New York court after Google was forced to disclose the online identity of a blogger who anonymously posted derogatory comments about the Vogue covergirl.

dateAug 19, 2009 in Internet
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Smokers' tongues fail taste test

Smokers have fewer and flatter taste buds. A study of the tongues of 62 Greek soldiers, published in the open access journal BMC Ear, Nose and Throat Disorders, has demonstrated how cigarettes deaden the ability to taste. ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Other
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Social costs of job loss

As the nationwide recession continues, California and 14 other states have unemployment rates hovering around 10 percent. Job loss can devastate workers, says David Dooley, UC Irvine professor of psychology & social behavior, ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Warning over codeine use after tonsillectomy

A report out of The University of Western Ontario, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, warns the use of codeine to treat pain following a tonsillectomy could prove fatal for some children. Dr. Gideon Koren, ...

dateAug 19, 2009 in Medical research
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