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  • Questions after student fatally shot self

    Questions after student fatally shot self
    Investigators are working with a Sanford boy's family and school officials to understand why the 14-year-old killed himself at a Lake Mary middle school. The Greenwood Lakes Middle School student was found dead in a bathroom stall Wednesday night with a...
  • Perdue right to go antibiotic-free [Letter]

    Perdue right to go antibiotic-free [Letter]
    Perdue Farms did the right thing to protect public health ("Perdue Foods says its chicken hatcheries now antibiotic-free," Sept. 3). The company committed to stop administering low doses of antibiotics used in human medicine to their chickens....
  • How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.

    How to fight EV respiratory illness? Wash your hands.
    Children reporting breathing problems have been streaming into emergency rooms across the Chicago area for several weeks, reporting symptoms akin to those caused by a rare virus that officials say could be sickening people across the Midwest. And even...
  • Native Americans embracing 'decolonized diet' to fight diabetes, obesity

    MINNEAPOLIS Bit by bit, the farm at Little Earth is growing. So, too, is a movement among Native Americans across the nation to improve their health by rediscovering ancestral foods and connections to lands once lost. Far from access to natural maple...
  • Exclusive : Microsoft co-founder Allen to give $9 million for Ebola fight

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen's charitable foundation on Thursday will announce it is donating $9 million to support U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, a source familiar with the matter said. The gift...
  • U.S. FDA panel: Novo Nordisk's liraglutide safe, effective for obesity

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk's drug liraglutide is safe and effective enough to warrant approval for use in chronically obese patients with at least one weight-related health issue, an advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Volcano watch in Russia

     Volcano watch in Russia
    Russia: With at least four volcanoes in the far eastern region of Kamchatka continuing to show signs of increased activity, officials have warned of possible eruptions. Because ash plumes from the volcanoes could pose a risk to air traffic, the...
  • Breastfeeding tied to fewer ear, sinus infections in children

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Breastfeeding is known to help ward off infections among infants, but a new U.S. study suggests that protection may be much longer lasting. Among thousands of 6-year-olds followed from birth, those who were breastfed as...
  • U.S. seeks to speed up production of Ebola drug

    U.S. seeks to speed up production of Ebola drug
    With the Ebola outbreak threatening to spiral out of control, U.S. officials unveiled a multimillion-dollar plan Tuesday aimed at getting a promising drug out of American research labs and into African hospitals and clinics more quickly. The...
  • Reducir el sedentarismo evita la muerte

    Reducir el sedentarismo evita la muerte
    BUENOS AIRES - La reducción de sólo un 25 % del sedentarismo evitaría al año 1,3 millones de muertes en el mundo, cerca de 679.000 en América, afirmó hoy el experto estadounidense Michael Pratt, en el Simposio Vida Activa y Saludable de la Serie...
  • Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road

    Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011. Eleven minutes before, the Villanova lawyer had bought a bottle of...