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  • 75 CDC employees may have been exposed to anthrax

    ATLANTA About 75 employees at the Atlanta-based U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are being monitored or given antibiotics after possibly being exposed to anthrax, the federal agency said Thursday. No one has shown symptoms of anthrax...
  • USC and Scripps Research Institute are in talks about affiliation

    USC and Scripps Research Institute are in talks about affiliation
    USC is in talks to acquire or affiliate with the Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, the independent biomedical organization that is home to Nobel-winning scientists and has helped produce important drugs to treat rheumatoid arthritis and lupus. The...
  • Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban

    Gwynn's death renews call for chewing tobacco ban
    NEW YORK -- The death of Hall-of-Fame baseball player Tony Gwynn from mouth cancer has renewed calls to end the use of chewing tobacco from its traditional place in the game. Gwynn, 54, died June 16 after two surgeries to remove malignant growths inside...
  • Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl's body is not 'normal' or 'average'

    Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl's body is not 'normal' or 'average'
    Miss Indiana Mekayla Diehl walked onto the Miss USA stage in a bikini and platform heels, and women all over the U.S. cheered a woman they felt looked "normal." Then she lost. Still, Diehl's fame seems to have eclipsed that of winner Nia Sanchez, Miss...
  • Lead-paint study sparks debate over experiments with children

    Lead-paint study sparks debate over experiments with children
    How do public health experts handle research when they know they cannot offer subjects the best medical treatment possible — only "less than the best" solutions? It poses serious ethical issues, especially when children are involved in the...
  • Scripps to study drugs' effects on addicted babies

    Scripps to study drugs' effects on addicted babies
    Two years after Florida formed a task force to curb the spike in babies born addicted to painkillers, the Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter has won a federal grant to study the drugs' effects on the developing brain. The hope is to determine how...
  • Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton

    Sen. Tim Kaine tours Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley in Hampton
    Newport News Shipbuilding and NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton are feeling the pinch of budget uncertainty in Washington, but Sen. Tim Kaine says Congress might clear that up in the coming weeks. The Virginia Democrat toured both facilities...
  • Columbia Election Candidate: Jeanne Ketley

    This is one in a series of submitted candidate profiles for the Columbia Association Elections.  The Columbia Association will hold elections on Saturday, April 26. During the elections, Columbia residents who pay the Columbia Association assessed fee...
  • Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland

    Pfizer's interest in AstraZeneca worries Maryland
    Research labs closed by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer dot the country: Illinois. Michigan. New Jersey. New York. North Carolina. Maryland officials don't want this state to join that list. After Pfizer declared its desire to buy AstraZeneca — which...
  • C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency

    C. Randal Mills to head California's stem cell agency
    The governing board of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine announced Wednesday that it was appointing C. Randal Mills as the stem cell agency's new president and chief executive officer. Mills, the former chief executive of Columbia, Md.-...
  • Chew on this: Help your children develop good dental habits

    Source: NIH News in Health whatdoctorsknow.com Teeth help us bite, chew, speak clearly and smile. Even babies need healthy teeth. But teeth need proper care to stay healthy and strong. It's never too early to start on the path to good dental health....