SAVING - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/SAVING News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Amid poverty, U.S. surgeons saving lives in Uganda http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338539-68/haglund-mulago-patients-neurosurgery.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58338539-68/haglund-mulago-patients-neurosurgery.html.csp">Amid poverty, U.S. surgeons saving lives in Uganda</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RODNEY MUHUMUZA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00">Updated Aug 26, 2014 09:37AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kampala, Uganda • The American neurosurgeon leaned in to take a selfie with his patient, chuckling with excitement when she raised her hands. That was a good sign the day after Michael Haglund and his Duke University team opened the patient’s skull to remove a tumor. The operation was one of many complex, life-saving surgeries the team performed for a week on Ugandan patients who otherwise had little hope of survival. The operations, which would cost up to $20,000 here, are free while a group of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583385392014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-26T09:37:07.2-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58338539@www.sltrib.com Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:37:07 MDT Government wants future cars to talk to each other http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309391-79/technology-vehicles-cars-vehicle.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58309391-79/technology-vehicles-cars-vehicle.html.csp">Government wants future cars to talk to each other</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOAN LOWY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00">Updated Aug 18, 2014 01:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • The Obama administration said Monday it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions. A research report released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that the technology could eventually prevent as many as 592,000 left-turn and intersection crashes a year, saving 1,083 lives. The agency said it will begin drafting ru...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583093912014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-18T13:49:13.941-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58309391@www.sltrib.com Mon, 18 Aug 2014 13:49:13 MDT Letter: Carbon fee costs less than you think http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258704-82/carbon-saving-climate-costs.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58258704-82/carbon-saving-climate-costs.html.csp">Letter: Carbon fee costs less than you think</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-05T09:26:02.07-06:00">Updated Aug 5, 2014 09:26AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The recent bipartisan report on global warming, “Risky Business,” detailed how $370 billion of flood damage could occur to coastal cities in the U.S. as the oceans rise. Along with this damage, Midwest farmers will suffer from the temperature rise disrupting their crops. Global warming will do damage to the economy in the future, so preventing it now is important. But taking action now for a better future later can seem like saving for retirement or taking out insurance. This is deceptive becaus...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58258704@www.sltrib.com Tue, 05 Aug 2014 09:26:02 MDT