Archive: 05/25/2010

CPR-training rates low in Toronto

Almost half the high schools in Toronto do not teach students how to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), even though it's part of the Grade 9 curriculum and studies have shown it can greatly increase the survival ...

May 25, 2010
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Saving rainforests may help reduce poverty

A new study shows that saving rainforests and protecting land in national parks and reserves reduced poverty in two developing countries, according to research by a Georgia State University professor.

May 25, 2010
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Parents' physical inactivity influences children

Children are more likely to watch high levels of television if their parents do, but parents do not need to be physically active to help their children to be active, a new study has found.

May 25, 2010
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Endocrine-disrupting chemicals pose cancer risk

Longtime environmental health researchers at Tufts University School of Medicine describe the carcinogenic effects of endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), ubiquitous chemicals that have hormone-like effects in the body. ...

May 25, 2010
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Foxconn worker dies in China; 10th in a year

(AP) -- A Chinese employee of Foxconn Technology Group fell from a building and died Tuesday, state-run media said, in the 10th such death this year at the world's largest contract maker of electronics, such ...

May 25, 2010
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