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  • More consumers jump on the healthy eating bandwagon

    Consumers' penchant for healthy eating is on the rise, driving 64 percent of our daily food choices, according to the 2013 Food and Health Survey commissioned by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). It's easy to see the proof as you walk...
  • UM medical school opens brain research unit

    UM medical school opens brain research unit
    The University of Maryland School of Medicine announced Wednesday that it has established a program that will do in-depth scientific research on the brain. The hope is that research done from the Brain Science Research Consortium Unit can help in the...
  • Review: 'Tea and Morphine' a potent mix

    Forget about tea and sympathy. How about tea and morphine? Each of the opium wars launched by France and Britain in 19th century China was less a war on drugs than a war for drugs. The imperialist adventurers were after tea and morphine, and they got...
  • New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression

     New therapies offer bright hope against the darkness of depression
    The numbers are staggering: Almost 7% of the U.S. adult population — about 17.6 million people — is diagnosed with depression, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The national Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report...
  • Investigan intento de agente de policía de sacar foto a Justin Bieber

    Investigan intento de agente de policía de sacar foto a Justin Bieber
     La Policía de Miami Beach realiza una investigación interna para determinar si un agente intentó sacar, como indica un informe, una foto al cantante canadiense Justin Bieber la noche de su arresto en esta ciudad, informaron hoy medios locales. En la...
  • Flu deaths in California reach 147 this season

    Flu deaths in California reach 147 this season
    State health officials reported Friday that flu deaths in California have reached 147 this flu season, with an additional 44 deaths under investigation as likely flu-related. Four of the confirmed deaths were of children. Seventeen deaths occurred in...
  • UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students

    UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students
    Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University. University officials said Friday...
  • Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games

    Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games
    Left-handed relief pitcher Troy Patton said he’s not sure what his spring will be like, but he understands that getting him work is not a priority for the Orioles. “It’s going to be kind of interesting to see how Buck [Showalter]...
  • Teenage pregnancy, birth, abortion rates all falling, report says

    Teenage pregnancy, birth, abortion rates all falling, report says
    Looks like good news may come in threes. The teenage pregnancy rate, birth rate and abortion rate have all dropped sharply since their respective  peaks in the 1990s, according to new research by the Guttmacher Institute, a nonprofit organization...
  • City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients

    City of Hope hosts reunion of bone marrow donors, recipients
    Standing next to each other, Kayla Saikaly and Adi Versano looked like sisters. Their families marveled at the similarities — both with dark hair and wearing peach-colored dresses. But not only are they unrelated, they live half a world apart....
  • Free drive-through flu shots in Bethlehem

     
    The Bethlehem Health Bureau will hold a free drive-thru flu vaccine clinic on Sunday Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in front of Bethlehem City Hall, 10 E. Church St. Anyone older than 6 months who hasn't gotten a flu shot this season may be eligible for...