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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • 2011 Making Strides Against Breast Cancer

  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • Heart-Healthy Rides

    Just as a prudent owner cares for their car via regular maintenance, tomorrow’s vehicles will be able to care for their drivers by helping them keep track of their medical conditions. ¬†Engineers at Ford are developing a car seat that incorporates a...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Understanding Breast Cancer

    Understanding Breast Cancer
  • Ebola crisis: CDC warns travelers to avoid deeply affected countries

    Ebola crisis: CDC warns travelers to avoid deeply affected countries
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday warned Americans to avoid all nonessential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone because of the continuing Ebola crisis in those countries. The CDC and the World Health Organization have...
  • Taxis, planes and viruses: How deadly Ebola can spread

    LONDON, (Reuters) - For scientists tracking the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa, it is not about complex virology and genotyping, but about how contagious microbes - like humans - use planes, bikes and taxis to spread. So far, authorities have taken no...
  • U.S. advises against non-essential travel to countries hit by Ebola

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday issued a travel advisory against non-essential travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone to curb the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has claimed more...
  • Gates Foundation battling big new threat in malaria fight

    YANGON, Myanmar One of the world's most challenging and deadly races is underway in the forests of this turbulent country. A new strain of drug-resistant malaria has emerged in Myanmar just as the country is emerging from a half-century of isolation,...
  • Don't delay vaccinating children for measles

    The following editorial appeared in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram on Friday, July 25: Tarrant County, Texas, residents got a sobering reminder of how important it is to vaccinate children when public health officials last week confirmed the first case...
  • Whooping cough vaccine safe for pregnant women

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Pregnant women in their third trimester can safely receive the whooping cough vaccine to prevent infections in newborns, a recent study from the UK suggests. Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a highly contagious disease....