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  • A good reason to get your zzz's

    A good reason to get your zzz's
    Not getting a good night's sleep may be a lot more harmful to your health than you thought. Beyond making you tired and cranky, it has been linked to heart disease, diabetes, obesity, depression and — most recently — cancer. Two 2012 studies...
  • How your company is watching your waistline

    How your company is watching your waistline
    Employers tried the carrot, then a small stick. Now they are turning to bigger cudgels. For years they encouraged workers to improve their health and productivity with free screenings, discounted gym memberships and gift cards to lose weight. More...
  • The face as frontier

    The face as frontier
    Society may not be quite ready for the day when a dead person's face is recycled for the living — but that day is coming nonetheless. Such an operation would give new life to someone severely disfigured by burns, cancer or an accident, allowing the...
  • Fever reducers don't slow children's recovery: study

    Fever reducers don't slow children's recovery: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A review of past research finds that fever-reducing drugs have no effect on the speed of children's recovery from an infection, contrary to the fears of some doctors and parents. Researchers have debated for decades whether...
  • Breast cancer screening tied to overdiagnosis

    Breast cancer screening tied to overdiagnosis
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A new report suggests that when a breast cancer screening program was rolled out in Norway, up to 10 women were diagnosed and treated for cancer unnecessarily for every breast cancer death that was prevented. That's because...
  • Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs

     Transplant technique opens door to patients forgoing anti-rejection drugs
    Since she was first diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at age 19, Lindsay Porter, now 47, has had to face the reality that she would someday need a kidney transplant. "It really didn't affect me very much at all until my early 30s, when I developed...
  • Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time

     Perhaps the NCAA should think small-time
    I've been following the trial meant to determine whether players should get a piece of the billions of dollars generated by big-time college athletics, and all I can say is that if intellectual gymnastics were a sport, defenders of the status quo would...
  • Got flu? Keep it to yourself.

     Got flu? Keep it to yourself.
    Doctors used to call influenza "knock-me-down" fever, and there was a reason for that. Anyone who's suffered through a bout of it knows the miseries: the headaches, the throat that feels scrubbed with sandpaper, the fever so high you're floating on the...
  • Manufacturing contemplates a 3-D printing revolution

    Manufacturing contemplates a 3-D printing revolution
    John Danko got his Baltimore company's first 3-D printer four years ago, and he said it's given him a front-row seat for a manufacturing revolution. In an office across the street from the foundry where Danko Arlington's molten metal flows, he prints...
  • ACC adds Louisville after losing Maryland to Big Ten

    ACC adds Louisville after losing Maryland to Big Ten
    Less than two weeks after losing a member for the first time in 41 years, the ACC has added the University of Louisville. League presidents approved the Cardinals during a conference call Wednesday morning. “With its aggressive approach to...
  • UNLV solar house wins for market appeal, Norwich most affordable

    The University of Nevada Las Vegas won the market appeal contest Thursday at the 2013 Solar Decathlon, edging out Vienna University of Technology, Stanford and Czech Technical University in one key phase of the 19-team competition to build the sustainable...