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Ebola Outbreak Prompts Peace Corps To Remove Volunteers From Some Countries In Africa

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the largest ever, but the risk of it spreading to the United States is very low.

13 hours ago

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Concern About Increase In Number Of High Security Bio-Labs

The CDC is reviewing its safety procedures at high-security labs, some of which had to be closed after a release of anthrax and bird flu. Now, they’re getting input from the medical community.

07/29/2014

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Darby Medical Center Shooting Prompts Question — Should Doctors Carry Guns To Work?

Most hospital facilities prohibit workers, including physicians, from carrying guns.

07/25/2014

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Simple, Do-At-Home Test Could Save Your Life

A new, simple test that can be done at home might help save the lives of people with irregular heartbeats.

07/24/2014

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Study Finds Pregnant Women At Greater Risk For Auto Accidents

According to a study out of Canada, women who are pregnant are at greater risk of having automobile accidents.

05/12/2014

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Study: No Link Between Inducing Labor And Risk Of Autism

A new study says there is no link between autism and the use of Oxytocin during induced labor.

04/22/2014

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New Test Helps Tell A Heart Attack From Chest Pains

It’s a large Swedish study and they found as a blood test pulls the usual EKG was 99% accurate at showing which patients could be safely sent home rather than be admitted for observation and testing.

03/31/2014

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Schmidt’s Skin Cancer Diagnosis Is Eye Opener For Many

The fact that Mike Schmidt has malignant melanoma has raised a lot of questions and concerns about the disease.

03/17/2014

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Studies Show Music Holds The Key To Lost Memories

It may feel like it was just yesterday when you first heard that Beatles song, but believe it or not, it came out more than four decades ago.

02/10/2014

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Researchers Give Food Labeling The “Green Light”

Cafeteria cash registers recorded how many foods of each color was purchased.

01/13/2014

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Researchers Look Into Long-Term Risks And Benefits Of Marathon Running

Are marathon runners in better shape long-term than the rest of us?

01/09/2014

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Princeton U. Begins Offering Experimental Meningitis Vaccine To Students

The type B strain of meningitis is very rare in the United States, but it has attacked at Princeton, and the symptoms can occur quickly and be potentially deadly.

12/09/2013

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New Research Shows 3-D Mammograms Increase Cancer Detection

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania used 3-D Mammography to screen more than 26,000 women, They found that cancer detection rates increased from 3.51 to 5.24 per 1,000 women.

12/03/2013

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A New Way To Look At Heart Disease And Its Treatment

One of the most widely prescribed and effective drugs in the war against heart disease is about to become even more popular, because of new recommendations by the nation’s cardiologists.

11/13/2013

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New Study Links Internet Exposure And Depression

The rate of suicide among young people is on the rise, and some are concerned the internet could play a part.

10/31/2013

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