Archive: 21/09/2011

Leaders vow to cut deaths from chronic disease

(AP) -- World leaders have pledged to take wide-ranging action to prevent millions of deaths from cancer, diabetes, and heart and lung disease by tackling the key causes - smoking, excessive drinking, lack of exercise and ...

Sep 21, 2011
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New twist in a blindness-causing disease gene found

After more than three decades of research, University of Pennsylvania veterinarians and vision-research scientists, with associates at Cornell University, have identified a gene responsible for a blindness-inducing disease ...

Sep 21, 2011
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Million young adults get health coverage under law

(AP) -- At least one part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul has proven popular. With the economy sputtering, the number of young adults covered by health insurance grew by about a million as families flocked ...

Sep 21, 2011
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Nurses at dozens of Calif. hospitals set to strike

(AP) -- Tens of thousands of nurses at nearly three dozen hospitals in Northern and Central California are set to go on strike in a labor dispute that has hospital managers moving to call in replacement workers and reschedule ...

Sep 21, 2011
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