Archive: 29/12/2010

Bad gifts may be history with Amazon's idea

(AP) -- For some, it's the red reindeer Christmas sweater. For others, it's the diamond-encrusted dreidel. Whatever your worst gift nightmare might be, Amazon may soon give you a reason to cheer.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Business
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Baby boomers fear outliving Medicare

(AP) -- The first baby boomers will be old enough to qualify for Medicare Jan. 1, and many fear the program's obituary will be written before their own.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Health
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Donor in 1st successful transplant dies in Maine

(AP) -- Ronald Lee Herrick, who donated a kidney to his dying twin brother 56 years ago in what's recognized as the world's first successful organ transplant, has died of complications following heart surgery. He was 79.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Other
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Turfgrass fertility, pesticide programs compared

Traditional turfgrass management programs rely heavily on the use of synthetic pesticides and fertilizers. In response to increased public scrutiny and legislation, organic and biological alternatives are becoming more accepted, ...

dateDec 29, 2010 in Health
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