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  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted

    Environmental Nutrition: 10 whole grain myths busted
    At first glance, whole grains, such as whole wheat, barley, quinoa and brown rice, may not seem like a controversial topic, but misconceptions and half-truths abound, creating barriers to meeting the U.S. Dietary Guidelines recommendation to consume at...
  • Medical researcher: Studies, data can prompt improvements in public health

    Jana Hirschtick grew up with a father who was a physician and a mother who worked as a teacher -- both professionals with an altruistic nature, she recalled. Today, Hirschtick, 33, works as an epidemiologist at Chicago's Sinai Urban Health Institute...
  • Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy

    Funding crunch puts doctor pipeline in jeopardy
    Weary mothers with toddlers, weathered laborers and elderly folks hunched over walkers all jostled for position, filling almost every available seat in the nondescript waiting room at the Erie Family Health Center in West Town. It was a routine Monday...
  • Around Town

    Boys chorus to welcome visitors Boys age 8 to 10 are invited to learn what it's like to sing in the All-American Boys Chorus during a free "shadow day" on Saturday. The event runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Orange County fairgrounds, 1055 Arlington...
  • ResearchKit: Five things to know about Apple's medical apps

    The tools in Apple's ResearchKit could give researchers more data to work with by making it easier for people to offer themselves up to science, but even supporters say the data won't be appropriate for every study. Here are key things to know:...
  • Sugar in food is poorly labeled, and the industry likes it that way

    Sugar in food is poorly labeled, and the industry likes it that way
    A wild animal is never more dangerous than when it is cornered. And Big Sugar is lashing out with all the sweet venom it can muster in response to the latest attacks on the iniquities of the American diet. These attacks are now seemingly coming from all...
  • Around Town: UCI Law School ranked No. 30 on U.S. News list

    The UC Irvine School of Law debuted at No. 30 in U.S. News & World Report's rankings of 198 accredited law schools nationwide — the highest debut ranking of any new law school in the list's history. Additionally, UCI Law's clinical program...
  • Tea: A cup of good health?

    Tea, especially green tea, is often said to be good for your health. But if tea is good for you, how good? And why? It turns out that tea contains substances that have been linked to a lower risk for heart disease, cancer and other health problems. But...
  • Mini meals vs. three squares: Which is best?

    It's a popular notion that eating smaller, more frequent meals, such as six small meals a day, is a healthier approach than the traditional three square meals a day. Some people believe eating more frequently may help keep their hunger under better...
  • Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs

    Younger Women Often Ignore Early Heart Attack Signs
    Women between the ages of 30 and 55 tend to ignore early heart attack symptoms, which may be part of the reason more young women die from heart attacks than young men, according to new research by Yale School of Public Health. Many women delay seeking...