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Hospital infections a major issue in poorer countries.

Study: Infections Plague Hospitals in Developing Nations

12/10/2010

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

12/10/2010

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

12/10/2010

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

12/09/2010

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

12/09/2010

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'

12/09/2010

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

BPA found on money

Researchers Find Toxic Chemical BPA on Receipts, Money

12/08/2010

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

Aspirin.

Investigation: Can aspirin potentially be a 'miracle drug'

12/08/2010

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?

12/07/2010

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

12/06/2010

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