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Medical Research

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 4 Injured, 2 Critically, In Crash On I-84 In Tolland

    4 Injured, 2 Critically, In Crash On I-84 In Tolland
    TOLLAND — LifeStar helicopters and several emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash on the eastbound side on I-84 Thursday morning, according to officials. State police said the single-vehicle accident happened near exit 68....
  • Sarepta's shares plunge on muscle disorder drug data

    (Reuters) - Sarepta Therapeutics Inc said patients trialing its muscle wasting disorder drug showed an accelerated decline in walking ability after nearly three years of use, sending the company's shares down as much as 28 percent. Analysts said that,...
  • Massachusetts curbs compounding pharmacies after 2012 meningitis outbreak

    BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick signed a law Thursday to rein in compounding pharmacies, after tainted drugs produced by a local company sparked a meningitis outbreak in 2012 that killed 64 people across the United States. The...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Long ER Stays For Kids In Crisis On The Rise

    Just a few years ago, it was rare that children with mental health problems would spend two or more nights in the emergency room at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. Only 40 children stayed that long in 2010. So far this year, more than 250 children...
  • 1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related

    1 in 10 deaths among working-age adults alcohol related
    Excessive drinking accounts for 10 percent of deaths among working-age adults, making it the leading cause of preventable death of Americans, according to new research from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The alcohol use killed...
  • Dinner-plate attack at ORMC prompts Styrofoam, finger-food policy

    Dinner-plate attack at ORMC prompts Styrofoam, finger-food policy
    After an inmate at ORMC brushed aside a hamburger and used a dinner plate to attack an officer, hospital officials today announced changes for meal service for patients under certain "legal or correctional restrictions." Inmates like Asniel Pino del...
  • ECB keeps banks on tight leash for health check results: sources

    FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - The European Central Bank wants to give banks just 48 hours to review the results of a balance sheet health check so it can guard against data leaks even though the banks would like more time. The ECB is carrying out the...