Archive: 12/26/2008

Black women in the U.S. appear to be shrinking, data show

Call her The Incredible Shrinking African-American Woman. In an age when the adult populations of most industrialized nations have grown significantly taller, the average height of black women in the U.S. has been receding, ...

Dec 26, 2008
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Robot endures Antarctic cold to prepare for space mission

A NASA robot tested last winter in an icy Wisconsin lake will complete a monthlong underwater mission in Antarctica on Thursday, having successfully explored dark, deep waters frozen off from the outside world tens of thousands ...

Dec 26, 2008
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An unconscionable conscience rule

Doctors take an oath to put their patients' interests first. A new Bush administration rule will change that. The so-called "conscience rule" is one of a host of last-minute regulatory changes being made in the waning hours ...

Dec 26, 2008
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How to... improve circulation

If blood doesn't move well through your veins and arteries, your tissues and organs aren't getting enough oxygen and nutrients. Here are tips for avoiding heart disease and other major health problems that can result:

Dec 26, 2008
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