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Medical Procedures and Tests (INACTIVE)

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  • Is Jackson Pollock's name hidden in 'Mural'?

    Four and a half years ago, Smithsonian magazine offered what was then the latest theory on the genesis of “Mural,” the epic Jackson Pollock painting that went on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum on Tuesday following 21 months of detailed...
  • Experts settle on two definitions for mysterious Gulf War illness

    Experts settle on two definitions for mysterious Gulf War illness
    More than two decades since the first U.S. invasion of Iraq, medical authorities can’t agree on a definition of Gulf War illness, the mysterious array of ailments afflicting many veterans of the conflict. In the latest attempt to settle the...
  • Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats

    Orioles' Nolan Reimold to play in minor league games for more at-bats
    — With minor league spring training games underway, Orioles outfielder Nolan Reimold will begin making trips to the Twin Lakes Park complex for at-bats there. "I haven't had very many at-bats the last two years, and the ones I did, I wasn't...
  • Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]

    Specialty tier payments hurt patients [Commentary]
    Health insurers in Maryland and throughout the country are jeopardizing patient health by dramatically and arbitrarily increasing the cost of vital medications. As insurers increasingly assign cancer treatments to so-called "specialty tier" cost...
  • Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil

    Health warning issued near Exide plant where lead found in soil
    Officials plan to hold a community meeting next week to discuss elevated levels of lead found in soil at homes and a preschool near a battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles. The findings have prompted officials to issue health precautions...
  • First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease

    First-ever blood test identifies impending Alzheimer's disease
    For the first time, a test that detects 10 types of lipids, or fats, circulating in a person's blood has been shown to predict accurately whether he or she will develop the memory loss and mental decline of Alzheimer's disease over the next two to three...
  • High lead levels in soil near battery plant prompt health warnings

    Elevated levels of lead have been found in the soil of homes and a preschool near a battery recycling plant in Vernon, prompting officials to issue health warnings and order more testing in adjacent neighborhoods. State toxic waste regulators said the...
  • Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry

    Orland Park police prepare for concealed carry
    As the first round of residents receive state concealed carry permits, Orland Park police have been preparing with additional training and new procedures, said Deputy Chief Thomas Kenealy. "It's a new era for street cops," Kenealy said. "I'll have...
  • Driverless cars coming soon to a road near you

    Driverless cars coming soon to a road near you
    Driverless cars sound more like science fiction than practical technology, but the advent of autonomous vehicles may be less than a decade away. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has developed rules on when and how developers can test the...
  • Banning energy drinks for kids isn't the answer [Letter]

    Banning energy drinks for kids isn't the answer [Letter]
    Contrary to Laura MacCleery's claim ("Energy drinks can kill," March 5), I never asserted that the FDA gave energy drinks a "green light." Rather, I noted in my op-ed ("No one cards at Starbucks," Feb. 26) that the agency conducted an investigation in...
  • Lead found in soil of homes near Exide plant; health alert issued

    Lead found in soil of homes near Exide plant; health alert issued
    Elevated levels of lead have been found in the soil of homes and a preschool near a battery recycling plant in southeast Los Angeles, prompting officials to issue health precautions and order expanded testing in additional neighborhoods. State toxics...