Monthly Archives: December 2009

  1. Zhu Zhu Hamsters: Dangerous?

    The maker of Zhu Zhu hamsters, one of the hottest-selling toys of the holiday season, defended its product after a consumer Web site said one of the toy hamsters carries high amounts of a potentially hazardous substance.
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  2. Global measles deaths drop

    The Measles Initiative announced that measles deaths worldwide fell by 78% between 2000 and 2008, from an estimated 733 000 in 2000 to 164 000 in 2008. However, global immunization experts warn of a resurgence in measles deaths if vaccination efforts are not sustained.
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  3. Sugary Colas Tied to Gestational Diabetes

    Women who drink five or more servings of sugar-sweetened cola per week before they conceive increase their risk of developing diabetes during pregnancy, a new study indicates.
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  4. Decalogue of how to take blood pressure correctly.

    Small guide of how to take blood pressure with a domestic automatic tensiometer.
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  5. Spanish are not afraid of swine flu

    The Spanish did not seem concerned about the effects of influenza A, not perceived as a dangerous disease and vaccination hardly arise. With this scenario of "neglect" have met in the General Nursing Council in developing the first study on the disease.
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