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Wednesday, 27 August 2008 19:31

Diverticulitis isn't anti-nut any more

Physicians have long warned people not to eat nuts, popcorn, and corn if at risk for diverticulitis, a condition where small pouches develop in the colon. However, a new study says such a warning is nutty; in fact, it’s just the opposite: eat all you want to lower your risk.

Published in Health
Thursday, 26 June 2008 12:17

Could RFID mean RIP for hospital patients?

RFID tags have been promoted as a great way of keeping track of medical equipment. But a new study shows the tags can interfere with some types of equipment, leading to possibly life-threatening situations.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 25 June 2008 20:55

CDC finds almost 24 million diabetics in U.S.

A 2007 report by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that 23.6 million people in the United States have diabetes, which is three million more people than in 2005.

Published in Health

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