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  • Needle sticks can be a job hazard for medical students

     
    Almost every job has its hazards, but some have more than others. Case in point: medical students and needle-stick injuries. A new study finds that medical students often come in too-close contact with needles, possibly putting them at risk for......
  • Lost and found: Bush White House email

     
    by Mark Silva George W. Bush wasn't an e-mailer. But plenty of others in the Bush White House were. Two nonprofit groups that have been at odds with the White House over access to emails say they have reached an......
  • Economy threatens Democratic control

     
    by Mark Silva Anger among independent voters about the economy and the direction the nation is taking offer Republicans a significant opportunity to reclaim power in the 2010 midterm congressional elections, according to the results of a bipartisan...
  • Sarah Palin's overexposure: Necessary

     
    by Mark Silva There is such a thing as Northern exposure and Southern exposure, each casting different lights. And in politics, there is both good exposure and bad exposure, each shedding new light on the politicians. Sarah Palin effectively limited......
  • Weight may factor into attitudes about health club workouts

     
    Gyms will soon be filled with resolution-makers hopping on treadmills and stair climbers in droves to get in shape. But not everyone is so gung-ho about exercising at health clubs. A new study in the January/February issue of the Journal......
  • Health-care: 'Promise, disappointment'

     
    by Mark Silva With the Senate's 60-40 vote early this morning to move its health-care legislation to expected passage this week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said the Senate had taken a "historic step'' toward delivering on the promise of......
  • Weekend TV Talk Shows: Sunday policy shows look back at the year that was

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Dec. 27 - Jan. 2, in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY The Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer New runway rules: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood; detainees to Illinois: Rep.......
  • Palin and Emanuel: A slur? Really?

     
    Did White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel commit "a slur on all God's children with cognitive and developmental disabilities" by calling the tactics adopted by some dissident liberal Democrats "[expletive] retarded"? Sarah Palin thinks so (and blogs so)...
  • Cheney's fifth heart attack: 'Mild'

     
    by Mark Silva Former Vice President Dick Cheney, who was admitted to a hospital overnight suffering from chest pains, has experienced a "mild heart attack,'' according to a spokesman. Tests on the former vice president, who was said to be......
  • An Obama secret: They're rejecting more Freedom of Information requests than those secretive Bush folks

     
    Obama statement Tuesday applauds his own efforts to open government....
  • Plan Ahead for Happiness: Meet the Dalai Lama

     
    October may be too long away for most people to think about. A lot could happen between now and then: “Christian warrior” militia men nut jobs could spark a revolution against the government; Obamacare could bankrupt the country;┬ánewspapers...
  • Economy tops 2010 congressional ballot

     
    by Mark Silva The state of the economy will likely outweigh any other issues on the minds of voters in midterm congressional elections this fall which offer Republicans a significant opportunity to strengthen their hold on Congress, a new bipartisan......