Archived Medical News Stories

RSSArchived Miscellaneous News Stories - August 2006

Date Title Comments Rating
2006-08-31 Human rights abuses frequent in Haiti's capital 0 None
2006-08-30 Consumer hygiene fears keep food industry on its toes 0 None
2006-08-30 Federal Judge orders NYC to provide food stamps to immigrant women and children who have experienced violence 0 None
2006-08-30 Prosecutor calls for death penalty for Bulgarian nurses in Libya 0 None
2006-08-30 Number of uninsured residents in Massachusetts has dropped 19% over the past two years 0 None
2006-08-30 Neuropsychopharmacology editor resigns after failure to disclose conflict of interest 0 None
2006-08-29 Brits warned against 'maverick' stem cell treatments 0 None
2006-08-28 Increasing helmet use promoted as an effective method of reducing road injuries and deaths 0 None
2006-08-28 Brits challenge Americans in the obesity stakes 0 None
2006-08-24 Historical records detailing past attitudes towards prostitution, homosexuality and gender issues 0 None
2006-08-24 Benefits, misconceptions, frequency of condom use to protect against unplanned pregnancy, STIs 0 None
2006-08-21 Chewing gum which fights tooth decay 0 None
2006-08-21 Parasite in crabs causes to lung infection 0 None
2006-08-20 Church leaders discuss how to talk about abortion rights with congregations 0 None
2006-08-20 Wisconsin Governor proposes tax deduction for employer premium contributions 0 None
2006-08-20 Missouri Attorney General to appeal ruling requiring state to provide transport for pregnant inmates seeking abortions 0 None
2006-08-20 Teen wins right to refuse chemo 0 None
2006-08-17 Global fund director Feachem, Rev. Warren partner to increase funding for faith-based groups 0 None
2006-08-17 Wal-Mart criticized for substandard wages and health care benefits 0 None
2006-08-16 Date set for trial of Chinese human rights advocate Chen Guangcheng 0 None
2006-08-15 Herrin twins healthy, hungry and alert 0 None
2006-08-14 Twins breathing independently following lengthy separation surgery 0 None
2006-08-10 Lebanon update from the World Health Organization 0 None
2006-08-09 Retrial drags on for six medics in Libyan cover up of hospital inadequacies 0 None
2006-08-08 Probiotic drinks - not all brands live up to claims 0 3
2006-08-07 New national standard for handling substances suspected of being biological threat agents 0 None
2006-08-07 WHO urges all parties to ensure safe passage of fuel to hospitals in Lebanon 0 None
2006-08-07 U.S. beaches a health risk for swimmers 0 None
2006-08-04 Pollution-related closings and health advisories at U.S. beaches 0 None
2006-08-02 EPA accused of putting industry interests before public health 0 None
2006-08-02 Who are you kidding? Obese Americans eat a healthy diet and exercise! 0 None
2006-08-01 Couple charged after home-style liposuction results in death 0 None


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