Archive: 12/29/2010

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.

Dec 29, 2010
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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.

Dec 29, 2010
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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. ...

Dec 29, 2010
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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 ...

Dec 29, 2010
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Easy to bully digitally

Two out of three children have experienced bullying via the Internet or mobile phones according to a survey made by Telenor in 2008. The survey also shows that parents are uncertain about what to do about this kind of bullying.

Dec 29, 2010
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