Archive: 08/21/2007

New report on smoking shows who's quitting, who's not

Quitting smoking is not easy, but thousands of New Yorkers succeed at it every year. Who’s trying to kick the habit, and who’s succeeding" In a new report titled Who’s Still Smoking, the Health Department sheds light ...

Aug 21, 2007
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Smoked salmon recalled in Florida

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the recall of 132 pounds of Acme-brand smoked salmon due to possible contamination.

Aug 21, 2007
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Shocks and Stress Tests

In response to federal banking regulators' concern about community banks' increased participation in commercial real-estate lending, a University of Arkansas researcher has developed a system that allows banks to perform ...

Aug 21, 2007
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Regulating those raging (plant) hormones

The Biblical book of Amos describes the 8th-century BC prophet as a "gatherer" of sycomore figs. Some now think a more correct translation would be "piercer," because that's how ancient farmers got that type of fig to ripen. ...

Aug 21, 2007
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