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Drugs warning — check the label

A new study highlights inconsistencies in black box warnings - medication-related safety warnings on a drug's label - and argues for a more transparent and systematic approach to ensure these warnings are consistent across all drugs within a s...

Shortfalls in carotenoid intake may impact women’s health

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH., Oct. 5, 2010 -- Only about a third of American women are meeting their fruit and vegetable intake recommendations, which means they are likely missing out on potentially important breast and ovarian health benefits (1). Along ...

3 NASA satellites seek clues to Hurricane Julia’s rapid intensification

Hurricane Julia intensified rapidly overnight and is now a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Scale and NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured clues as they passed over her from space. The Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (T...

Igor now a Category 4 hurricane with icy cloud tops and...

NASA Satellites have noticed two distinct features in Igor that both indicate how powerful he has become, icy cold, high cloud tops and very heavy rainfall. NASA's Aqua and TRMM satellites have provided that insight to forecasters who are predicti...

Low-income neighborhoods experience far more injuries than high-income areas

CHICAGO (September 7, 2010) -- Penetrating injury rates were more than 20 times higher for persons living in the lowest income neighborhoods compared with those living in the highest income neighborhoods, according to a new study published in the A...

Bermuda in warnings as the GOES-13 Satellite catches Fiona approaching

Bermuda has warnings up as Tropical Storm Fiona approaches, and GOES-13 satellite imagery from today shows that Fiona, although packing a punch, is a much smaller system that her brother, the Category 4 Hurricane Earl. A tropical storm warni...

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