Archive: 09/23/2010

DEA: Clean out your medicine cabinets Saturday

(AP) -- Tim Strain was a victim of prescription drugs, not an abuser. His girlfriend's mother gave the 18-year-old additional pain medication for a serious burn, producing a fatal drug interaction.

Sep 23, 2010
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Archive of irreverent miscellanies put online

The world's largest collection of miscellanies is being collected and put online by researchers from the Faculty of English Language and Literature with the support of the Bodleian Libraries curators.

Sep 23, 2010
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Childhood asthma explained with gene mapping

An international research team, including researchers from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, has found six gene variants that can explain nearly 40 percent of all cases of asthma in children. The findings, presented in top-ranked ...

Sep 23, 2010
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Can't live without it: The nicotine addiction

The first pull on a cigarette should send you into convulsions. The brain proteins that nicotine affects are nearly identical to a receptor protein on muscle cells that tells them to contract, but nicotine ...

Sep 23, 2010
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