Archive: 06/23/2010

Swiss media likely to twist positive health messages

Analysis of a series of public health campaigns in the Swiss media has shown that, although the campaign was entirely focussed on positive messages, the resulting stories often featured 'negative' threats and warnings. The ...

Jun 23, 2010
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Memory links to 40 winks

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to executing items on tomorrow's to-do list, it’s best to think it over, then "sleep on it," say psychologists at Washington University in St. Louis.

Jun 23, 2010
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Experts: CT scans pose risks, need more regulation

(AP) -- From long-term cancer risks to radiation overdose mistakes, CT scans pose a growing danger to the American public and need more regulation to improve their safety, imaging experts write in a leading medical journal.

Jun 23, 2010
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Dogs outdo humans at detecting rare noxious weed

(PhysOrg.com) -- A field test in Montana pitted dog against human in an effort to identify and eradicate spotted knapweed. This weed threatens the survival of native species and can bring about both economic and ecosystem ...

Jun 23, 2010
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