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Hospital infections a major issue in poorer countries.

Study: Infections Plague Hospitals in Developing Nations


World Health Organization researchers found hospital infection rate in developing countries was 15.5 per 100 patients, 4.5 per 100 patients in the US.

Drunk driving.

Survey: 30M Americans drive drunk annually


A recent survey showed just how many people actually get behind the wheel while intoxicated.

Smoking dangers.

Report: There is no safe level of exposure to tobacco smoke


A recent report shed light on the dangers of smoking.

Study shows decline in drunk, drugged driving.

Three-Year Survey Reveals Drop in Drunk, Drugged Driving


Study conducted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration showed decline in average yearly rate of drunk, drugged driving.

Facebook advertising.

Lawyer Marketing: Facebook Rules Social Media Says Rene Perras


Law firm marketing specialist Rene Perras explains why Facebook is the hot spot for lawyer marketing.

Captain Awesome.

My New Hero: Man changes his name to 'Captain Awesome'


An Oregon man has legally changed his name to "Captain Awesome."

BPA found on money

Researchers Find Toxic Chemical BPA on Receipts, Money


Study found thermal receipts, dollar bills tainted with bisphenol A (BPA), previously linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, sexual dysfunction.


Investigation: Can aspirin potentially be a 'miracle drug'


A study indicated that long-term, low-dose aspirin use may modestly reduce the risk of dying of certain cancers.

Study finds aspirin may be linked to drop in cancer.

Investigation: Could an Aspirin a Day Keep the Cancer Away?


Recent probe into eight studies involving more than 25,500 patients found daily dose of aspirin may greatly reduce cancer deaths.

USDA Image: Canned chicken salad recalled.

Consumer Safety Alert: USDA Announces Recall of 72,000 lbs Canned Chicken Salad


The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the recall of 72,000 pounds of canned chicken salad because the product may contain foreign materials.