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Alcohol Kills More Than AIDS, TB or Violence: WHO
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, alcohol, disease, death, illness, risks, warning )

- 2685 days ago -
GENEVA (Reuters) - Alcohol causes nearly 4 percent of deaths worldwide, more than AIDS, tuberculosis or violence, the World Health Organization warned on Friday.
Homeless, Shoeless, Even Nameless
Health & Wellness  (tags: society, homeless, mental ailments, health, humans, sadness, pyschological disorders, family, protection, treatment, prevention )

- 3060 days ago -
When the police brought Jane to 3East, the soles of her feet were blistered. Young and pretty beneath a layer of urban grime, she had been picked up for wandering barefoot around Portland, Ore., on a 90-degree August afternoon.
Outrage Over Sentencing in Fatal Hit-and-Run
Society & Culture  (tags: DWI, DUI, alcohol abuse, hit and run, MADD, Stop DWI, crime, death )

- 3060 days ago -
ALBANY, N.Y. -- There was outrage Tuesday after the sentencing of a woman accused of killing a man in a hit and run accident last year.
'Good' Bacteria Keep Immune System Primed to Fight Future Infections
Science & Tech  (tags: science, research, study, good bacteria, immunity, infections, interesting )

- 3060 days ago -
Scientists have long pondered the seeming contradiction that taking broad-spectrum antibiotics over a long period of time can lead to severe secondary bacterial infections.
L.A. Cardinal Deposed for 5 Hours in Abuse Lawsuit
Society & Culture  (tags: Catholic archdiocese, Cardinal Roger Mahony, Civil suit, children, abuse, sexual molestation, priests, dishonesty, cover-up, crime, ethics )

- 3060 days ago -
CNN-The head of the largest Catholic archdiocese in the United States faced a grueling five-hour deposition last month, answering questions about his knowledge of abusive priests and his attempts to prevent the information from reaching police.
Herbal Remedies, Heart Drugs a Dangerous Combo
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, warning, Herbal remedies, heart problems, risks, protection, prevention, safety )

- 3060 days ago -
( -- If you take heart medication, you may want to avoid some of the most popular over-the-counter herbal supplements on the market, including ginseng, saw palmetto, and echinacea.
Medical Journal Retracts Study Linking Autism to Vaccine
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, medical journal, unfounded, study, research, autisim, vaccinations, protection )

- 3060 days ago -
(CNN) -- The medical journal The Lancet on Tuesday retracted a controversial 1998 paper that linked the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine to autism.
Cuomo Urges Sites to Check Sex Offender Registry
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: government, Atty General, Websites, Sex Offenders, abuse, children, safety, protection, prevention )

- 3060 days ago -
NYS-Attorney General Andrew wants websites aimed at kids to check membership names against New York State's sex offender registry. Other social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace have already complied, removing more than 4,300 registered sex--
Surviving Breast Cancer
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, breast cancer, prevention, protection, disease, illness, women, treatment, research )

- 3060 days ago -
According to the National Cancer Institute nearly 200,000 new cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. in 2009. While the number of cases is on the rise doctors say the disease is manageable if caught early.
Updated - Moreau Man Charged With Assaulting Infant
Society & Culture  (tags: society, police, crime, abuse, children, violence, sadness )

- 3059 days ago -
A Moreau man is being held without bail on a charge that he assaulted his 5-month-old stepdaughter. Our Erin Connolly joined us outside the Saratoga County Jail in Ballston Spa with the latest in this case.
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