Category Archives: Health

Syphilis Experiment Is Revealed, Prompting U.S. Apology to Guatemala – NYTimes.com

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/02/health/research/02infect.html?src=me American tax dollars, through the National Institutes of Health, even paid for syphilis-infected prostitutes to sleep with prisoners, since Guatemalan prisons allowed such visits. When the prostitutes did not succeed in infecting the men, some prisoners had the bacteria … Continue reading

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100729/ap_on_he_me/us_med_hands_only_cpr More bystanders are willing to attempt CPR if an emergency dispatcher gives them firm and direct instructions — especially if they can just press on the chest and skip the mouth-to-mouth, according to new research. The two new studies … Continue reading

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Buteyko Breathing Method

http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-5216964387790732800 Buteyko Breathing Method 10:34 – 2 years ago Buteyko Breathing can support clients to control their asthma, hay fever, eczema, sleep apnoea, snoring, interrupted sleeping, anxiety/panick attacks and a host of other breathing and non-breathing conditions through a natural … Continue reading

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Error – washingtonpost.com

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/02/AR2009110202518.html?wprss=rss_nation/wires Nearly half of all U.S. children and 90 percent of black youngsters will be on food stamps at some point during childhood, and fallout from the current recession could push those numbers even higher, researchers say. The estimate comes … Continue reading

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http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/11/01/sports/sports-us-athletics-marathon-men.html Meb Keflezighi won the New York City marathon on Sunday, making him the first American to win the event since the early 1980s. Keflezighi, 34, won with a time of two hours, nine minutes and 15 seconds after pulling … Continue reading

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Two Emmy Nominations for WIDE ANGLE! | Wide Angle

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/wideangle/blog/two-emmy-nominations-for-wide-angle/5152/ Birth of a Surgeon, by Karin Falk and Loui Bernal, travels to Mozambique where, for the first time, midwives are being trained to perform Cesarean sections and other life-saving surgery, significantly reducing the country’s maternal mortality rate. “It’s really … Continue reading

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090714/ap_en_mu/eu_britain_obit_downes British maestro Edward Downes, who conducted the BBC Philharmonic and the Royal Opera but struggled in recent years as his hearing and sight failed, has died with his wife at an assisted suicide clinic in Switzerland. He was 85 … Continue reading

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