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HIV Issues

( - New Haven, Conn.-Researchers at Yale and the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System compared the number of drinks that men with HIV infection, versus those without it, needed to get a buzz.

Apr 20, 2015 - 5:26:47 PM


( - Hepatitis C is an infectious disease caused by a virus that attacks the liver. Approximately 75% to 85% of people who become infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) develop chronic infection, as their body is unable to get rid of the virus.

Apr 20, 2015 - 4:30:21 PM

Children's Health

( - Women who experience extreme morning sickness during pregnancy are three times more likely to have children with neurological developmental issues

Apr 20, 2015 - 2:47:50 PM

Skin Care

( - New York, NY (April 20, 2015) -- How much sun is too much?  How little is not enough?  Is staying out of the sun depriving me of Vitamin D?  Are tanning beds ever safe?  What sort of sunglasses are really protective?  Is it true that you can get melanoma between your toes?  If I am dark-skinned do I need to worry about the sun?

Apr 20, 2015 - 12:58:38 PM


( - New apps developed for children come online every day and many of them are marketed or labeled as "educational" - but how can we tell which of these thousands of apps will actually help children learn?

Apr 20, 2015 - 12:19:28 PM


( - April 22, 2015, marks the 45th anniversary of Earth Day - a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural environment.

Apr 20, 2015 - 12:14:17 PM

Women's Health

( - Even though a safe HPV vaccine is available that can prevent several types of cancer, less than half of American teens youth in the U.S. receive the vaccine.

Apr 20, 2015 - 12:06:43 PM

Alcoholism Issues

( - AUGUSTA, Ga. - Other than tobacco, alcohol is the most commonly used addictive substance in the United States

Apr 20, 2015 - 11:57:34 AM

Food and Nutrition

( - Newswise - GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A sampling of more than 1,000 Gulf of Mexico fish, shrimp, oysters and blue crabs taken from Cedar Key, Fla., to Mobile Bay, Ala., between 2011 to 2013, shows no elevated contaminant levels

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:45:43 AM

Stress Issues

( - Post-traumatic stress disorder is often thought of as a symptom of warfare, major catastrophes and assault. It's rarely considered in patients who survive a critical illness and stay in the intensive care unit (ICU).

Apr 20, 2015 - 10:35:18 AM


( - ADIRONDACK REGION, NY (April 20, 2015) - The Adirondack Region of Northern New York is renowned for its smooth roadways, challenging climbs and breathtaking scenery - an ideal environment for road biking - whether a competitive racer, or a beginner cyclist.

Apr 20, 2015 - 9:57:12 AM

Marijuana Issues

( - ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Medical marijuana and children don't mix, most Americans say.

Apr 20, 2015 - 8:58:48 AM

Love/Relationship Columnist

( - Every good and bad marriage has conflict. Couples who love their marriage and report being content are the same couples who argue well.

Apr 19, 2015 - 10:14:06 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - Highly processed foods - soda, cookies, candy, chips, prepared meals, pizza, and ready-to-heat dishes - make up more than 60% of the groceries we buy.

Apr 19, 2015 - 10:05:33 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - We must journey back to March, 1987, and the United Nations document entitled Our Common Future:

Apr 19, 2015 - 9:58:07 AM

Health Tips

( - Everyone has the opportunity to help improve the environment-to save energy and money while knowing you're helping to save the planet-not only during April, the month that features Earth Day, but year-round.

Apr 18, 2015 - 4:26:53 PM

News : National

( - When it comes to keeping your home comfortable, you can keep your cool-and more of your cold cash-if you heed these nine hints:

Apr 18, 2015 - 4:20:07 PM

Weather Issues

( - With winter finally behind us, it's time to focus on getting your yard prepped and ready to enjoy! Here are some tips that can help make your time and effort more productive and rewarding.

Apr 18, 2015 - 4:14:15 PM

News : National

( - No matter the season or the reason, when homeowners must eliminate damp or humid conditions to create a more comfortable home environment, a dehumidifier can be a valuable tool.

Apr 18, 2015 - 4:08:06 PM

Legal Issues

( - Electronic communication has recently been in the media spotlight, with high profile cases such as the federal probes into Hillary Clinton's use of personal email during her time as secretary of state.

Apr 18, 2015 - 9:52:17 AM


( - April 22, 2015 is the 45th annual celebration of the first Earth Day in 1970, when 20 million Americans took to the streets, parks and auditoriums to demonstrate for a healthy, sustainable environment in massive coast-to-coast rallies.

Apr 18, 2015 - 9:40:03 AM


( - Many years of research have shown that for students from lower-income families, standardized test scores and other measures of academic success tend to lag behind those of wealthier students.

Apr 17, 2015 - 5:19:37 PM


( - Vanderbilt University researchers have found a genetic mutation that causes pulmonary hypertension in cattle grazed at high altitude, and which leads to a life-threatening condition called brisket disease.

Apr 17, 2015 - 3:35:52 PM

Pet Care

( - Over the past few days, we at American Humane Association have enjoyed productive meetings with members of Congress and staff talking about how we can help some of our nation's greatest heroes - America's military and contract working dogs.

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:15:57 PM


( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - Previous research published by researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Centerand three other institutions...

Apr 17, 2015 - 12:08:51 PM


( - RICHMOND, Va. (April 17, 2015) - In a recent study, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine researchers predicted which cirrhosis patients would suffer inflammations and require hospitalization by analyzing their saliva

Apr 17, 2015 - 11:32:55 AM

Stroke Issues

( - Newswise - Stroke is the leading cause of severe long-term disability in the United States, and less than 40 percent of patients who experience the most severe form of stroke regain functional independence if they receive the standard drug intervention alone

Apr 17, 2015 - 9:54:25 AM

Smoking Issues

( - BUFFALO, N.Y. - The increase in electronic cigarette use, coupled with a decrease in smoking, could be a positive sign for the prevention of cigarette use, said Lynn Kozlowski, University at Buffalo professor of community health and health behavior.

Apr 17, 2015 - 9:46:20 AM

Eye Care

( - DALLAS - April 16, 2015 - UT Southwestern Medical Center ophthalmologists have identified an important cause of why secondary corneal transplants are rejected at triple the rate of first-time corneal transplants.


Apr 16, 2015 - 5:26:10 PM

Cancer Issues

( - COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new method for measuring genetic variability within a tumor might one day help doctors identify patients with aggressive cancers

Apr 16, 2015 - 5:19:21 PM

Hearing Issues

( - LOS ANGELES - In a new genome-wide association study, an international team led by Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) neuroscientists has found evidence that some people may be more genetically susceptible to noise-induced hearing loss than others.


Apr 16, 2015 - 2:42:58 PM

Smoking Issues

( - WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today, the American Vaping Association, a leading advocate for the benefits of vapor products such as electronic cigarettes, reacted to the release of new 2014 survey data from the Centers for Disease Control.....

Apr 16, 2015 - 1:53:00 PM

Aging Issues

( - CORVALLIS, Ore. - A national survey suggests that slightly more than half of the older adults in the United States are now taking a daily dose of aspirin

Apr 16, 2015 - 1:34:31 PM

Stem Cell Issues

( - COLUMBIA, Mo. - Pre-eclampsia is a disease that affects 5 to 8 percent of pregnancies in America. Complications from this disease can lead to emergency cesarean sections early in pregnancies to save the lives of the infants and mothers.

Apr 16, 2015 - 12:10:22 PM

Sexual Issues

( - Children who are taught about preventing sexual abuse at school are more likely than others to tell an adult if they had, or were actually experiencing sexual abuse.

Apr 16, 2015 - 10:21:35 AM


( - New Haven, Conn.-Brain tumors are notoriously difficult for most drugs to reach, but Yale researchers have found a promising but unlikely new ally against brain cancers - portions of a deadly virus similar to Ebola.

Apr 16, 2015 - 10:12:21 AM

Women's Health

( - Learn how to protect yourself from heart disease and weight gain. And discover that middle age and the post-menopause years can be a time of feeling healthier and happier, not older.

Apr 16, 2015 - 9:55:26 AM


( - HERSHEY, Pa. -- Many urban and suburban areas have high levels of ground-level ozone, an air pollutant that can adversely affect lung and heart health.

Apr 16, 2015 - 9:41:39 AM


( - Humans may be able to communicate positive emotions like happiness through the smell of our sweat

Apr 16, 2015 - 8:48:48 AM


( - Boston, MA - The glycemic index is a number that indicates how rapidly the body digests a particular type of food and converts it into blood sugar (glucose).

Apr 16, 2015 - 8:42:45 AM

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