Archive: 02/22/2011

HP stock slides on trimmed earnings forecast

US computer colossus Hewlett-Packard saw its stock price tumble on Tuesday on a trimmed earnings forecast that triggered fears the economic downturn will continue to weigh on the firm.

Feb 22, 2011
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Struggling to follow doctor's orders

Paid caregivers make it possible for seniors to remain living in their homes. The problem, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study, is that more than one-third of caregivers had difficulty reading and understanding ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Arianna Online: AOL targets Huffington's cachet

Elegantly clad in black lace, her famously copper hair now blond, Arianna Huffington was surrounded by friends and well-wishers as she arrived Saturday at a fundraising dinner for Columbia University's student newspaper. ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Job seekers: How do you rate with employers?

Finding employment can be a daunting task. Millions of college graduates, new to the professional work force, face this challenge every year after receiving their degrees. Many have sacrificed and toiled for perfect grades, ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Blood test may find markers of bladder cancer risk

Knowing that it is impossible to catalog all the carcinogenic exposures a person has had in life and then assess them, Brown University researcher Carmen Marsit is looking for a more precise way to predict individual susceptibility ...

Feb 22, 2011
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Use of nitrates may increase bone strength

Preliminary research indicates that use of nitroglycerin ointment among postmenopausal women for 2 years was associated with a modest increase in bone mineral density and decrease in bone resorption (loss), according to a ...

Feb 22, 2011
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