Archive: 07/28/2009

New FDA regulation of tobacco products has problems

New US legislation granting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) jurisdiction over tobacco products represents a serious compromise on the part of tobacco control advocates, argues a new essay in this week's open access ...

Jul 28, 2009
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Time Warner buys back AOL stake from Google

(AP) -- Time Warner Inc. bought back Google Inc.'s 5 percent stake in struggling Internet company AOL LLC for $283 million, according to a regulatory filing by AOL on Monday.

Jul 28, 2009
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Trade liberalization linked to obesity in Central America

Since trade liberalization between Central and North America, imports and availability of processed, high-fat and high-sugar foods have increased dramatically. Researchers writing in BioMed Central's open access journal Globalization an ...

Jul 28, 2009
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Proper placement of defibrillators key to effective use

The appropriate placement of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) is critical to optimize their use in public places, according to two studies published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association.

Jul 28, 2009
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