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  • Could cold remedy make you sicker?

    It's handy to walk into a drugstore for an over-the-counter cold remedy, but some of the ingredients may cause adverse reactions. "I think people underestimate these medications because you can get them without a prescription. But they are still...
  • More cancer trials, treatments for Holy Cross patients

    More cancer trials, treatments for Holy Cross patients
    Cancer patients treated at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale will have access to more clinical trials and medical treatments under a new agreement with Massachusetts General Hospital, the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. Dr....
  • Think fast when kids want fast food

    Think fast when kids want fast food
    An army of nutrition experts is constantly reminding you that most fast food is bad for your health. But they're not around to back you up when your children or grandchildren unleash powerful weapons of cuteness to convince you to stop at a fast-food...
  • When doctors aren't enough to help patients keep diabetes in check

    When doctors aren't enough to help patients keep diabetes in check
    Patients with diabetes need access to doctors and medicines to help them keep their disease under control. But they also need food in their pantries and enough money in their pockets to pay for necessities like rent and heat, a new study shows. Among...
  • The Planner: Tourism Development Challenge Grant Workshop is Jan. 6

    The Planner: Tourism Development Challenge Grant Workshop is Jan. 6
    Jan. 6 CREW Fort Lauderdale/Palm Beach January Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., North Lauderdale Marriott, 6650 N.Andrews Ave., Fort Lauderdale. Panel discussion featuring industrial real estate experts in our market who will share their experiences and views on...
  • With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world

    With Jon Lester signing, Cubs shake up the baseball world
    To Tyler Christofferson, Jon Lester always will be the Little League teammate who wore his hat backward and No. 24 jersey like hero Ken Griffey Jr. did, the grade-school buddy who matured into a better person than player even though he's a major league...
  • More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients

    More U.S. hospitals equipped for Ebola patients
    When American Dr. Kent Brantly contracted Ebola in Liberia this summer, he was rushed overnight via air ambulance to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta — one of four facilities in the United States equipped to care for those with the highly...
  • U.S. healthcare worker may have Ebola, Boston patient tests negative for virus

    A Boston patient who was being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms does not appear to have the deadly virus, but is actually suffering from malaria, hospital officials said Wednesday. The patient tested positive for malaria and negative in an initial test...
  • Possible Ebola patient admitted to Boston hospital for evaluation

    A person who was being monitored for symptoms of Ebola by the Boston Public Health Commission was hospitalized for evaluation Tuesday, officials said. The individual was taken to Boston's Massachusetts General Hospital about 2 p.m., hospital spokesman...
  • Obama calls on lawmakers to fund ongoing response to Ebola virus

    Obama calls on lawmakers to fund ongoing response to Ebola virus
    President Obama called on Congress on Tuesday to approve an emergency spending package to fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and to help more U.S. hospitals and laboratories prepare for future cases that may come their way. Speaking during a...
  • Reading Harry Potter provides clues to brain activity, CMU researchers say

    Reading Harry Potter provides clues to brain activity, CMU researchers say
    Reading sets off a flurry of brain activity, and Carnegie Mellon University researchers are using Harry Potter books to better understand what happens when we connect words and phrases with the ideas, representations and interpretations associated with...