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Medical device problems hurt 70,000+ kids annually

(AP) -- More than 70,000 children and teens go to the emergency room each year for injuries and complications from medical devices, and contact lenses are the leading culprit, the first detailed national estimate suggests.

dateJul 26, 2010 in Health
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Poisoning by prescription drugs on the rise

Poisoning is now the second leading cause of unintentional injury death in the U.S. While several recent high-profile Hollywood celebrity cases have brought the problem to public attention, the rates of unintentional poisoning ...

dateApr 06, 2010 in Health
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Well-educated women hardest hit by breast cancer

Well-educated women and those who live alone are emotionally the hardest hit by breast cancer, according to the findings of a new Australian study announced during October's Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

dateOct 19, 2009 in Cancer
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IBM tosses its chips into the fight against obesity

Counting calories, tracking the effects of advertising and measuring the miles to the nearest fresh produce store may not seem like typical fields of study for scientists at IBM's Almaden Research Center in San Jose, which ...

dateMay 11, 2010 in Health
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