Archive for November, 2008

County’s suicide rate higher than average

SILVER CITY The state of New Mexico has a higher suicide rate than the national average, and Grant County ranks highest in the four-county region of Catron, Hidalgo, Luna and Grant, according to statistics from the Office of Medical Investigation. (1 min ago)

State budget takes tax hit again

PHOENIX The state’s finances continue to crumble as Arizona consumers curb their buying habits, especially for shiny new wheels. (21 secs ago)

Pet store under fire for connection to puppy mills

The owner of a local puppy store says she stopped purchasing dogs one year ago from a Minnesota breeder who has come under fire recently for animal abuse. (1 min ago)

Double-organ transplant ends woman’s lifelong battle with diabetes

HUDSON — Nancy Schipper may have had a piece or two of pumpkin pie over the years, but today when she dishes up a slice of the Thanksgiving staple, she’ll enjoy it without worry. (2 mins ago)

Raise awareness to tackle rise in HIV – Finnie

Liberal Democrat Health spokesperson Ross Finnie MSP has called for an awareness raising campaign to help tackle Scotland’s rising rate of sexually transmitted infections . (2 mins ago)

Split Commission Recommends Hospital Approval

After three hours of discussion, a divided Loudoun County Planning Commission last night recommended the Board of Supervisors approve the proposed Broadlands Regional Medical Center, an application that has spurred years of debate among county leaders and residents. (20 secs ago)

A real class act: He does yoga, writes a blog, goes moose hunting with his dad, and hasn’t ruled out politics. Yes,

Lawyer Ches Crosbie is planning on seeking some counsel – from his daughters. About getting a cellphone, maybe a BlackBerry or an iPhone. (1 min ago)

Pittsburgh’s renaissance holds lesson for Cleveland

The city that once defined rust belt decay might show the rest of the nation how to weather a recession. (53 secs ago)

Passing the Buck . . . and the Doe and the Fawn

Sipping coffee on your back deck on a beautiful fall morning, you look up and gasp — there in your suburban oasis stands a small herd of deer. For a moment you pause, enchanted. (52 secs ago)

2008/11/21

MOST READ TODAY! Obesity and physical inactivity are raising the risk of Type 2 diabetes in children today. PROF DR MUSTAFFA EMBONG tells us about the importance of early detection and the warning signs parents need to watch out for (2 mins ago)