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Poverty A Risk Factor For Heart Disease

DAVIS, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) — Poor people are more at risk than others for heart disease even after addressing risk factors such as smoking and high blood pressure, U.S. researchers say. “Being poor or having less than a high-school education can be regarded as an extra risk when assessing a patient’s chances of developing […]

NYC Officials Advise On Flood Cleanup

NEW YORK, Aug. 29 (UPI) — New York City health officials issued guidelines and practical advice to those impacted by flooding and power outages in the wake of Hurricane Irene. The health department says when floods soak floors, walls, rugs and personal belongings, it is important to clean and dry affected items as quickly as […]

Baby Hawks To Be Released Into Wild

NOBLE, Okla., Aug. 29 (UPI) — More than 200 baby hawks saved from heat and drought in Oklahoma will be released back into the wild in September, wildlife rescuers say. The Mississippi kites were found abandoned after jumping from their nests due to temperatures in excess of 100 degrees, The Pueblo (Colo.) Chieftain reported. Rescuers […]

Abuses Uncovered At Zimbabwe Diamond Field

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug. 30 (UPI) — Members of the Kimberly Process are turning a blind eye to rampant abuses at Zimbabwe’s diamond mines, Human Rights Watch said. Human Rights Watch discovered that, through a six-month investigation, police and private security guards working at the Marange diamond field shot, beat and unleashed attack dogs on […]

EU Considers Syrian Oil Embargo

BRUSSELS, Aug. 30 (UPI) — An oil embargo targeting Syria is expected to become reality within the next few days from the members of the European Union, diplomats said. Syria has exported most of its crude oil to European countries. The 150,000 barrels of crude exported each day provide Damascus with around 30 percent of […]

Libya Running Out Of Water

TRIPOLI, Libya, Aug. 30 (UPI) — UNICEF is working in war-torn Libya to make up for a water shortage, which the aid agency said could lead to serious health problems if it continues. Fuel shortages and sporadic fighting mean water must be carried from the pipeline sending water to millions of people in Tripoli, Benghazi […]

‘Smart Collars’ Will Track Wildlife

SANTA CRUZ, Calif., Aug. 30 (UPI) — U.S. researchers say “smart collars” will enable people to learn how animals live their lives and possibly transform how wild populations are managed. The collars will use a combination of global positioning technology and accelerometers for recording an animal’s actions as it leaps, runs or is sleeping, The […]

Cheney Opposed Auto Industry Bailout

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) — Former U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney says he opposed a federal rescue of the auto industry, saying he would have preferred the government not get involved. In his book, “In My Time” published Tuesday, Cheney said he understood why former President George W. Bush wanted to give the incoming Obama […]

Aide: Gabrielle Giffords Continues Improvement

TUCSON, Aug. 30 (UPI) — An aide to Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., says he is certain his boss is on the road to a full recovery from her near-fatal gunshot wound. Ron Barber, Giffords’ district director, told a Tucson audience that Giffords has her full mental faculties and is working toward a goal of returning […]

Most U.S. Muslims Back Ground Zero Mosque

WASHINGTON, Aug. 30 (UPI) — Most Muslim Americans support the proposal to build a controversial mosque and Islamic community center near Ground Zero, a survey shows. The Pew Research Center survey found 81 percent of U.S. Muslims have heard about the project and, of those, 72 percent say it should be allowed to be built. […]

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