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Panel backs lung cancer screening for some smokers

July 29, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In a June 3, 2010, file photo, Dr. Steven Birnbaum works with a patient in a CT scanner at Southern New Hampshire Medical Center in Nashua, N.H. For the first time, government advisers are recommending screening for lung cancer, saying certain current and former smokers should get annual scans to cut their chances [&hellip...

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Exclusive: Signs of declining economic security

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

ADVANCE FOR MONDAY, JULY 29 AND THEREAFTER – This photo taken Friday July 12, 2013, shows Renee Adams, left, posing with her mother Irene Salyers and son Joseph, 4, at their produce stand in Council, Va. Four out of five U.S. adults struggle with...

Omnicom, Publicis to combine into biggest ad firm

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Maurice Levy, left, Chief Executive of French advertising group Publicis, and John Wren, head of Omnicom Group exchange a pencil during a joint signature prior to a news conference in Paris, France, Sunday, July 28, 2013. Publicis and Omnicom have announced...

Spanish train crash driver charged provisionally

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Relatives of the train crash victims collect the luggage that was under police custody in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Sunday, July 28, 2013. The driver of a Spanish train that derailed at high speed was being questioned by a judge on Sunday as officials...

Differences small between student loan bills

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., chair of the Senate Republican Caucus, speaks with reporters just before the final vote on whether to reverse the recent hike in rates for government student loans, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, July 24, 2013. Interest...

Some say industry arrogance fueled fracking anger

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE- In this Aug. 22, 2006, file photo, then-Shell Oil Co. president John Hofmeister addresses a conference to discuss the protection of and potential threats to national and global critical infrastructures in Washington. In a recent interview with AP,...

Treasury’s Lew: Congress needs to pass debt limit

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In an April 16, 2013, file photo Treasury Secretary Jack Lew testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington before the House Budget Committee. Congress needs to raise the debt limit and take away the “cloud of uncertainty” about the...

New fruit fly could hurt Maine wild-blueberry crop

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

This photo provided by the University of Maine Cooperative Extension shows a fly trap by blueberries. Maine’s wild blueberry growers are monitoring their fields for a harmful new fruit fly that arrived in the U.S. five years ago and poses a threat to the...

Ralph Nader’s new cause: Tort law museum in Conn.

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this April 27, 2008 file photo, Ralph Nader speaks to supporters as he campaigns for his 2008 independent presidential bid in Waterbury, Conn. Nader is planning the American Museum of Tort Law, to be built in a former bank building in his...

Obama: Next Fed head should consider average Joes

July 28, 2013 • BusinessComments (0)

FILE – In this Tuesday Jan. 25, 2005, file photo, a nameplate is affixed to the chair of US Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan in the main meeting room of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System in Washington. The White House...

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