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Medical Research

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  • New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time

    New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time
    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time. The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • NFL says recorded concussions fell 25 percent in regular season; overall injury reporting up

    The number of recorded concussions dropped 25 percent during the regular season, according to the NFL, even as injury reporting and trips to injured reserve list rose overall. Data released by the league Thursday shows there were 111 concussions in games...
  • Hooray for puppy love!

    Hooray for puppy love!
    “My 11-year-old daughter seems sad and lost. For weeks she’s been up in her room refusing to go out (except for school) and saying no to invitations from me or her friends.” “Angry all the time is the way my 13-year-old son...
  • Measles: How legislators can end 'personal belief' waivers on vaccination

    Measles: How legislators can end 'personal belief' waivers on vaccination
    If there's a silver lining in the ongoing outbreak of measles linked to infected and unvaccinated visitors to Disneyland during the holidays, it's that the crisis may spur state lawmakers to reverse the trend expanding exemptions from mandatory...
  • Katz Edict On Group Care Still Creating Waves At DCF

    HARTFORD – It was controversial nearly a year ago when Joette Katz, commissioner of the Department of Children and Families, first said she would need to approve all requests by the front-line social workers to put a child in a group home rather...
  • Organ donors gave more than 2 million years of life to sick patients

    Organ donors gave more than 2 million years of life to sick patients
    Hearts, kidneys and other donated organs have added more than 2 million years to the lives of the American patients who received them, according to a new analysis. That tally, published this week by the journal JAMA Surgery, covers 25 years of organ...
  • Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse

    Health experts throw cold water on juice cleanse
    "Mom, this is a horrible idea." So my college student son declared when he learned I had started a three-day juice cleanse, 72 hours of a juice diet. Six bottles each day, plus water and herbal tea. No solid food. Go ahead. Make fun of me. Call me a...
  • GOP legislators in SC say it's time to give patients legal, controlled access to marijuana

    Republican legislators in conservative South Carolina expect to introduce bills next month allowing marijuana to be grown and prescribed for certain illnesses. State Sen. Tom Davis and Rep. Jenny Horne said Thursday lawmakers need to give patients access...