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Young Kids’ Prescriptions Not Always on the Mark

SATURDAY, April 30 — After reviewing more than 50,000 prescriptions for narcotic-containing drugs given to kids up to age 3, researchers found that about 4 percent were given an overdose.The rate was much higher among the youngest babies, the…


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April 30th, 2011

NASA To Decide Sunday When Shuttle Can Fly

Engineers should know Sunday whether Endeavour’s six-man crew and their families need to stick around for a Monday launch attempt or come back sometime next weekend. Technicians spent Saturday draining fuel from the shuttle so they can figure out what went wrong in a key heating system. Read more…

April 30th, 2011

NASA To Decide Sunday If Shuttle Can Fly

Engineers should know Sunday whether Endeavour’s six-man crew and their families need to stick around for a Monday launch attempt or come back sometime next weekend. Technicians spent Saturday draining fuel from the shuttle so they can figure out what went wrong in a key heating system. Read more…

April 30th, 2011

Religion Doesn’t Help Lower Blood Pressure, Study Suggests

SATURDAY, April 30 — Although faith in a higher power may bring you great comfort, leading a religious life won’t help reduce high blood pressure, a small study suggests.In fact, the study found that people who tried to incorporate religion into…


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April 30th, 2011

Aspirin’s Clot-Prevention Ability Blunted by Dietary Fat: Study

SATURDAY, April 30 — Aspirin’s ability to prevent potentially deadly blood clots may be hindered by elevated levels of fatty acids in the bloodstream, a new study suggests.It’s common for doctors to prescribe aspirin as a blood thinner for…


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April 30th, 2011
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