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  • Cyclists press plan for velodrome in South Philadelphia

    Cyclists press plan for velodrome in South Philadelphia
    A group of Philadelphia bicycle-racing enthusiasts is speeding ahead with plans for an ambitious, Olympic-class arena that is intended to position the city as the leader of the nation's growing track-cycling culture, while also providing space for the public to learn and practice the sport.
  • Book donations for Judith's Reading Room will be collected at Northampton Area High School

    Northampton Area High School is collecting books for Judith's Reading Room. Gently used books may be donated at the high school library and will be distributed by the charitable organization, according to the high school's website. Judith's Reading Room...

    Web-based info may not increase cancer screening

    Web-based info may not increase cancer screening
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Offering women information on colon cancer screening via the web does not get them to take up screening any more effectively than printed materials, according to a new study. "It's disappointing that the web didn't have more...

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....

    Breast Cancer Testing: When to share results?

    Breast Cancer Testing: When to share results?
    In July of 2009--Maria Baker's life was turned upside down when she was diagnosed with breast cancer-- but a follow-up genetic test showed she didn't carry the mutated gene that could be passed along to her children Dillon and James. Even though the test...