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News-Medical-Net
Cornell study reveals how obesity changes consistency of breast tissueWomen who are obese have a higher risk and a worse prognosis for breast cancer,
Cornell study reveals how obesity changes consistency of breast tissue
News-Medical-Net / Posted 2 days ago
Women who are obese have a higher risk and a worse prognosis for breast cancer, but the reasons why remain unclear. A Cornell study published this month in Science Translational Medicine explains how obesity changes the consistency of breast tissue... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Dr. Elaine Heffner: The damage parents do to their kids Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 1:01 AM What do children learn about growing up, and
Dr. Elaine Heffner: The damage parents do to their kids
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Aug. 25, 2015 at 1:01 AM What do children learn about growing up, and how do they learn it? I have been thinking about this question since reading a review of Jessica Lahey�s newly... Read more
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SciDev.net
Unsafe drug use behind HIV boom in Malaysian fishermenInjecting drugs, rather than sexual activity, is linked to high rates of HIV an
Unsafe drug use behind HIV boom in Malaysian fishermen
SciDev.net / Posted 4 days ago
Injecting drugs, rather than sexual activity, is linked to high rates of HIV and hepatitis C infections in Malaysian fishermen, a study has shown. HIV infection rates in fishing communities in Africa and Asia are four to 14 times higher than those... Read more
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Business Wire
Highline Therapeutics Announces Alliance With Weill Cornell Medical College to Accelerate Biotech Company FormationNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highline Therapeutics, a Versant Ventures biotech in
Highline Therapeutics Announces Alliance With Weill Cornell Medical College to Accelerate Biotech Company Formation
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Highline Therapeutics, a Versant Ventures biotech incubator, today announced an agreement with Weill Cornell Medical College to partner on translational research programs. Highline will fund and incubate selected programs,... Read more
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News-Medical-Net
Complete removal of all visible cancer improves outcomes in children with high-grade gliomaFor children with aggressive brain cancers called high-grade gliomas (HGG), the
Complete removal of all visible cancer improves outcomes in children with high-grade glioma
News-Medical-Net / Posted 10 days ago
For children with aggressive brain cancers called high-grade gliomas (HGG), the chances of survival are improved when surgery is successful in eliminating all visible cancer, reports a study in the September issue of Neurosurgery, official journal of... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Coloring books for adults: we asked therapists for their opinionsDebra Dettone, a 52-year-old preschool teacher who lives in Harrison, Ohio, was
Coloring books for adults: we asked therapists for their opinions
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Debra Dettone, a 52-year-old preschool teacher who lives in Harrison, Ohio, was having some anxiety over her job recently. Her doctor was concerned about her blood pressure. This week, she went back and got some good news: an improved reading of... Read more
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Business Insider
A geneticist says any new parent should 'roll their child on floor of the NYC subway' — here's whyA team of geneticists made headlines a few months ago after its mission to docu
A geneticist says any new parent should 'roll their child on floor of the NYC subway' — here's why
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
A team of geneticists made headlines a few months ago after its mission to document all the bacteria on the New York City subway turned up nearly 600 different species of microbes crawling around on all those greasy rails. They found some icky... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KY3 Springfield
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KY3 Springfield / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
Local 10 Miami / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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News 8000
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KECI Missoula
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KECI Missoula / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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WJXT Jacksonville
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
WJXT Jacksonville / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
New York subway germ study derailed | News - Home The 3--day-old County Line 2 Fire has burned more than 36,000 a
New York subway germ study derailed
KTVZ Bend / Posted 14 days ago
| News - Home The 3--day-old County Line 2 Fire has burned more than 36,000 acres on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation and its continued growth and a windy cold front moving in has extended the evacuation areas... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
New York subway germ study derailedNew York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains o
New York subway germ study derailed
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 14 days ago
New York scientists are backtracking on their sensational claims that strains of the bubonic plague and anthrax exist in the subway system following a critical letter from the city and federal health officials. In a highly-publicized study published... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
First doctor to successfully treat Legionnaires' disease weighs in on recent outbreakNEW YORK — They’re coming together. This was the message from City Hall in a r
First doctor to successfully treat Legionnaires' disease weighs in on recent outbreak
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 17 days ago
NEW YORK — They’re coming together. This was the message from City Hall in a release shortly after 5 p.m on Tuesday regarding Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo coming together in the fight against Legionnaires disease. This after... Read more
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Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Dr. Elaine Heffner: The original purpose of education Posted Aug. 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM Recent stor
Dr. Elaine Heffner: The original purpose of education
Worcester Telegram & Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Posted Aug. 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM Posted Aug. 11, 2015 at 6:00 AM Recent stories in the press have announced a reordering of a top school listing in which schools have apparently been rated from... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Cellphone notifications shown to be distractionEvery two weeks, we gather some of the most interesting, intriguing and even od
Cellphone notifications shown to be distraction
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 18 days ago
Every two weeks, we gather some of the most interesting, intriguing and even oddball studies from health researchers around the world. Here are the latest: Receiving a notification of an incoming phone call or text message on a cellphone can... Read more
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New York Magazine
Scientists Screw Up Study About Bubonic Plague, Anthrax Traces on SubwayPhoto: Chris Hondros/Getty Images While the subways remain gross, they've been
Scientists Screw Up Study About Bubonic Plague, Anthrax Traces on Subway
New York Magazine / Posted 24 days ago
Photo: Chris Hondros/Getty Images While the subways remain gross, they've been redeemed somewhat after scientists from Weill Cornell Medical College published a small retraction to their February study about the bacteria found in New York's subways.... Read more
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The Scientist
Subway Microbiome Study Revised“There is no strong evidence to suggest these organisms are in fact present, an
Subway Microbiome Study Revised
The Scientist / Posted 24 days ago
“There is no strong evidence to suggest these organisms are in fact present, and no evidence of pathogenicity,” the authors wrote in their correspondence. The letter, along with edits made to the original study, was in response to another letter,... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Chemo worsens quality of life for patients near death(Reuters Health) - - Chemotherapy can hasten deterioration near the end of life
Chemo worsens quality of life for patients near death
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
(Reuters Health) - - Chemotherapy can hasten deterioration near the end of life in patients with advanced cancer who haven’t yet lost their ability to perform normal daily activities, a study suggests. And for cancer patients with only moderate or... Read more

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