Archive: 23/06/2010

No more peek-a-boo hospital gowns, no more bottoms up

Patients seeking to conserve privacy and personal dignity - i.e. anyone who's ever been forced to wear a traditional hospital gown that often reveal too much - may soon bid adieu peek-a-book hospital garb. Indeed, researchers ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in Other
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Nations fail to limit whaling, Japan still hunts

(AP) -- An international effort to truly limit whale hunting collapsed Wednesday, leaving Japan, Norway and Iceland free to keep killing hundreds of mammals a year, even raiding a marine sanctuary in Antarctic waters unchecked.

dateJun 23, 2010 in Ecology
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Preventing cancer, quite naturally

Exciting headlines about the cancer-preventing potential of berries, red wine, and other foods are in the news almost every day. An article in the current issue of Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN), ACS' weekly newsmagazine, ...

dateJun 23, 2010 in Cancer
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