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  • Yale Concludes Ebola Researchers Don't Need To Sequester Themselves

    Yale Concludes Ebola Researchers Don't Need To Sequester Themselves
    Two Yale students who have returned home from researching the Ebola outbreak in Liberia will not sequester themselves for three weeks as originally planned, the university's school of public health said in a letter to students and staff Monday. The...
  • Surgeon talks breast surgery, reconstruction methods

    Surgeon talks breast surgery, reconstruction methods
    Breast cancer surgery and reconstruction methods have evolved since the days of the radical mastectomy. Depending on a person's cancer, body and needs, a more natural-looking outcome may be available. Nowadays more commonly performed breast cancer...
  • George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA

    George Bartzokis dies at 58; studied Alzheimer's origin at UCLA
    George Bartzokis, a UCLA medical researcher whose work found that a fatty substance in the brain could play a major role in the development of disorders such as Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia, died Aug. 22 at home in Los Angeles. He was 58. The...
  • Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares

    Bob Macauley's Compassion Infuses Spirit Of AmeriCares
    As South Vietnam spiraled toward collapse in April 1975, a plane carrying Vietnamese orphans to new homes in the U.S. crashed about 15 minutes after takeoff from Saigon. A cargo door on the U.S. Air Force C-5A blew out and control cables and hydraulic...
  • 80,000 vets with PTSD could gain discharge upgrades

    As many as 80,000 veterans who suffered from post-traumatic stress and received Other Than Honorable discharges can use evidence of their PTSD to petition service boards to upgrade the bad paper discharge. At stake for individuals is removal of...
  • Three candidates vying for Florida House District 100

    Three candidates vying for Florida House District 100
    The race for the Florida House District 100 seat has drawn two attorneys and a political rookie: Democrat Joe Geller, a lawyer from Aventura; Republican Martin Feigenbaum, an attorney from Surfside; and Libertarian Omar Recuero from Hollywood. The victor...
  • Alexion Names New Chairman After Death Of Founding Board Member

    Alexion Names New Chairman After Death Of Founding Board Member
    Four days after the unexpected death of its founding chairman, Alexion Pharmaceuticals appointed its chief executive to head the growing biomedical company's board of directors. Max Link, the 74-year-old chairman of the company, died while traveling...
  • HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds

    HIV's infection tactics could guide AIDS vaccine, study finds
    New research that sheds light on the methods and machinery used by HIV to infect cells provides insight into the tricky virus that potentially could guide the development of a vaccine against the virus that causes AIDS, according to U.S. government and...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth

    Jackson Lab Opens To Big Hopes For Bioscience Growth
    FARMINGTON — The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine opens next week, and many hope that it will elevate Greater Hartford as a hub for research in health care and biological sciences by attracting some of the best minds in those fields. The...
  • Breast Density Can Affect Accuracy Of Mammograms

     Breast Density Can Affect Accuracy Of Mammograms
    Breast cancer survivors and physician continue working to ensure all women know how "dense" they are – their breast density. While it's obvious that women's breasts come in very different shapes and sizes, not everyone knows that breast tissue...
  • Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care

     Reforms Aim To Fix Problems In Connecticut Veterans Care
    WASHINGTON — A new law designed to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs should bring improvements in the delivery of medical care to Connecticut veterans, although some of the changes will be slow in coming and problems are expected to...