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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
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...
  • Surviving another kind of war: flesh-killing necrotizing fasciitis

    It started suddenly, with a pain in Erik Jones' upper left leg as he was helping a friend move lumber in May 2012. Then came fever, chills and vomiting. He went home and got into bed, pulling the covers up to his chin. The young man thought he could just...
  • Shire confirms in talks with AbbVie on takeover bid

    (Reuters) - Shire Plc on Friday confirmed it has held a meeting with U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc to discuss AbbVie's takeover bid for the Dublin-based maker of drugs for rare diseases. Shire, in a release, said it would provide a further update "when...
  • Eating up fad diets puts your health at risk

    Drinking carrot juice, sticking with a low-calorie diet and avoiding egg yolks all seem superhealthy. Not so fast. Nutritionists are warning people that these seemingly healthy eating fads aren't as good as they sound, and they want people to stop...
  • Nationwide rookie Reed winning battle against diabetes

    The Sports Xchange Nationwide rookie Reed winning battle against diabetes By Seth Livingstone, NASCAR Wire Service Distributed by The Sports Xchange LOUDON, N.H. -- Ordinarily, this might be a feel-good story about Ryan Reed, a 20-year-old NASCAR...
  • Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus

    Girl who was declared 'functionally cured' of HIV now has active virus
    A girl who was seemingly cured of HIV following aggressive drug therapy just hours after her birth was recently discovered to be infected with the virus that causes AIDS after all, doctors announced Thursday. The so-called Mississippi baby, now nearly 4...