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( Newswire - New research confirms that the land under the Chesapeake Bay is sinking rapidly and projects that Washington, D.C., could drop by six or more inches in the next century-adding to the problems of sea-level rise.

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:31:41 AM


( - As many of the world's nations prepare and implement plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions, researchers say another critical factor needs to be considered.

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:17:55 AM


( - Wine-making is steeped in age-old traditions, but to address the threat of pests and concerns over heavy pesticide use, vintners are turning to science.

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:13:43 AM

Obesity Issues

( - To help address the global obesity epidemic, scientists are developing a new class of compounds called "micelle sequestrant polymers," ...

Jul 29, 2015 - 10:07:51 AM


( - For consumers searching for just the right sunblock this summer, the options can be overwhelming.

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:59:36 AM

Cancer Issues

( - CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 29, 2015 - Strange rings of DNA that exist outside chromosomes are distinct to the cell types that mistakenly produced them

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:54:04 AM


( - Enrolling in an insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act is only the first step for consumers to be actively engaged in their health care

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:49:11 AM

Diabetes Issues

( - GAINESVILLE, Fla. - Whether you grasp it right away or not, your grip strength may indicate whether or not you have undetected diabetes and high blood pressure

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:44:26 AM

News : National

( - Opioid abuse is a serious public health problem that has reached crisis levels across the United States, with 44 people dying each day from overdose of opioids, and many more becoming addicted.

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:39:43 AM


( - Widespread resistance to antibiotics requires new, expensive medicines with various side-effects to be used against tubercle bacteria.

Jul 29, 2015 - 9:26:21 AM

Health Tips

( - San Francisco - July 27, 2015 - Ah, summer picnics and barbeques and foodborne illnesses. E. coli, salmonella and other pathogens cause almost 9.4 million diagnosed food poisoning illnesses per year.

Jul 28, 2015 - 4:50:03 PM

Cancer Issues

( - July 28, 2015, Rolling Meadows, Ill. - A skin cancer screening program offered by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has been commended with a national 2015 Power of A award for "helping to make the world a better place."

Jul 28, 2015 - 3:23:33 PM

News : National

( - After years of planning and construction, a historic day for the University of Florida has arrived with the unveiling of the nation's premier medical education facility.

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:23:46 PM

Pet Care

( - Summer is fun for people and pets, but because of the heat, you need to help make it safe, too.

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:14:41 PM

Medicare Issues

( - In a 15-year study of older Medicare patients, Yale School of Medicine researchers saw an estimated 20% drop in mortality, about 30% fewer hospitalizations, and 40% reduction in deaths after hospitalization.

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:09:09 PM

Cancer Issues

( - A multidisciplinary team at Yale, led by Yale Cancer Center members, has defined a subgroup of genetic mutations that are present in a significant number of melanoma skin cancer cases.

Jul 28, 2015 - 1:01:33 PM

News : National

( - This is the story that Paulin Kalonji, once the owner of a small business in Africa, told Dr. Katherine McKenzie at the Yale School of Medicine when he applied for asylum in the United States:

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:56:13 PM

Pain Issues

( - West Orange, NJ, July 2015 - Want to improve your fitness level but afraid your bad back will keep you on the sidelines - or in your easy chair?

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:14:52 PM

Asthma Issues

( - UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. - Depressive symptoms and mood in the moment may predict momentary pain among rheumatoid arthritis patients

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:10:19 PM

Psychological Issues

( - The ability to engage in mental time travel - to delve back into past events or imagine future outcomes - is a unique and central part of the human experience.

Jul 28, 2015 - 12:05:29 PM

Asthma Issues

( - CHICAGO - The rates of asthma in children are unusually high in Chicago and the respiratory disorder disproportionately affects African-American children.

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:59:36 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - A dramatic health disparity is receiving a literally dramatic response: A touring stage play has been calling attention to the disproportionate impact Alzheimer's disease has on African-Americans

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:55:36 AM

Health Tips

( - Sheena Harmon was finishing her studies at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta and contemplating the next major step in a doctor's journey: residency.

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:50:57 AM

Cancer Issues

( - As a pulmonologist (lung disease specialist), Elaine Chen, MD, encourages her patients who smoke to stop - as soon as possible.

Jul 28, 2015 - 11:42:43 AM

Alzheimer Issues

( - Boston, MA - Women fear developing Alzheimer's disease more than having a heart attack or stroke or developing cancer.

Jul 28, 2015 - 7:51:30 AM

Cancer Issues

( - The rapid spread of a common and deadly brain tumor has been slowed down significantly in a mouse model by cutting off the way some cancer cells communicate

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:48:48 PM

Cancer Issues

( - A new study points to the need for increased awareness of fertility preservation options for young patients with cancer.

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:43:48 PM


( - Birds and bees do it. So do sea turtles and salmon. Even some bacteria do it. They all can use the Earth's magnetic field to navigate.

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:37:36 PM

Cancer Issues

( - New Haven, Conn.-A multidisciplinary team at Yale, led by Yale Cancer Center members, has defined a subgroup of genetic mutations that are present in a significant number of melanoma skin cancer cases.

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:30:52 PM

Psychological Issues

( - Putting in a lot of effort to earn a reward can make unappealing prizes more attractive to kindergartners, but not to preschoolers

Jul 27, 2015 - 3:24:48 PM

Love/Relationship Columnist

( - This week's questions revolve around the complexity of being in love at seventeen, and how long is too long to wait for an engagement ring?

Jul 26, 2015 - 7:12:59 AM

Food/Nutrition Columnist

( - Nothing would be lost if everyone stopped drinking soda and sweetened drinks. In fact, we might default to healthier choices.

Jul 26, 2015 - 7:05:27 AM

Contributing Columnist

( - The modern era of our reliance on experts was ushered in with the late, unlamented Benjamin Spock's mega bestseller The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care, first published in 1946.

Jul 26, 2015 - 7:02:23 AM


( - SeaWorld has faced criticism and plummeting profits after the release of the 2013 documentary, Blackfish, which tells the story of Tilikum, a performing killer whale that killed several people while in captivity.

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:14:41 AM


( - Statement attributed to: Steven J. Stack, M.D., President, American Medical Association

Jul 24, 2015 - 12:54:30 PM


( - Scan a college classroom these days and you are just as likely to see students texting and surfing the Web as taking notes.

Jul 24, 2015 - 9:50:44 AM


( - People diagnosed with a personality disorder may find it difficult to function in society due to difficulties in regulating emotions

Jul 24, 2015 - 9:45:13 AM


( - As every parent knows, respiratory illnesses -- complete with runny nose, sore throat and cough -- are quite routine for young children and usually pass as quickly as they appear.

Jul 24, 2015 - 9:40:43 AM

News : World

( - The scars may fade, and the broken bones and cuts might heal, but many people carry the trauma from an auto accident with them for the rest of their lives.

Jul 24, 2015 - 8:22:17 AM

Food and Nutrition

( - What did the taco say to the tortilla chip? "It's nacho problem." If that joke strikes you as really cheesy, you may be onto something: America is getting cheesier by the decade.

Jul 23, 2015 - 4:34:58 PM

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