Archive: 12/8/2009

Getting a 'Head Start' on obesity prevention

Almost 1 million preschool children from low-income families are enrolled in Head Start, a national program for young children that readies them for school. While the program provides them with educational and social skill ...

Dec 08, 2009
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Exercise reduces death rate in prostate cancer patients

As little as 15 minutes of exercise a day can reduce overall mortality rates in patients with prostate cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Frontiers in Cancer Prevention ...

Dec 08, 2009
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RIM to boost BlackBerry presence in China

Research in Motion said Tuesday it planned to expand the China market for its BlackBerry smartphone to include consumers and small businesses, amid fierce competition in the world's biggest mobile market.

Dec 08, 2009
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BMI and waist circumference

Body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference are well known risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), but a new study reported in the European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation today now conclu ...

Dec 08, 2009
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Google search getting eyes and ears

Google search is getting eyes and ears, moving beyond typed key words to let people scour the Internet with mobile telephone cameras or spoken words in multiple languages.

Dec 08, 2009
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Leaked document stirs anger at climate summit

(AP) -- A leaked Danish document at the U.N. climate conference provoked angry criticism Tuesday from developing countries who feared it would shift more of the burden to curb greenhouse gases on poorer countries.

Dec 08, 2009
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