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Medical Research

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  • Concussion study finds shorter rest period just as effective for adolescents

    It might seem sensible for parents to "cocoon" their children so they can recover from a concussion. That could mean five days in a darkened room devoid of superhero movies, music, bright lights and smartphone chirping, but a randomized controlled...
  • Missing boy Etan Patz murder trial jury selection

    NEW YORK — His 6-year-old face became a symbol of parents' darkest fear, animating a national push to find lost children and a cultural shift toward hypervigilant child rearing. As a suspect in Etan Patz's disappearance heads to trial 35 years...
  • Woman dragged by carjackers in downtown Orlando after Billy Joel concert

    Woman dragged by carjackers in downtown Orlando after Billy Joel concert
    A woman who pulled into a downtown Orlando parking lot after attending the New Year's Eve concert at the Amway Center was carjacked early Thursday — and dragged as the suspects sped off, police say. According to an incident report, police were...
  • Flu continues to spread in Florida

    Flu continues to spread in Florida
    It's been three weeks now since flu activity has become widespread in Florida and its activity is not abating: 39 counties, including Seminole, Orange, Lake, Polk and Osceola, are reporting increasing flu activity, according to the latest weekly report...
  • Baby boomers creating 'Silver Tsunami' in workforce

    PITTSBURGH Brought on by the earthquake of world war, this tsunami has been 70 years in the making. By 2029, one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 or older, and many of those 76 million or so post-war baby boomers perhaps up to 50 million of them...
  • 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...
  • Two hospitalized after elevated carbon monoxide levels found in Edgewood apartment

    Two people inside an Edgewood apartment were hospitalized Sunday evening after elevated carbon monoxide levels were found, according to the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company. Thirteen firefighters and paramedics responded to the 1800 block of...
  • Study: Weight-loss surgery can extend life of extremely obese

    SEATTLE Extremely obese people who have weight-loss surgery are likely to live longer than those who don't, even if the patients are older men with multiple health problems, a new study by Seattle's Group Health researchers and others finds. Overall, the...
  • Volunteers roll up their sleeves in battle against malaria

    SEATTLE On Wednesday, Dr. Rafael Hernandez will roll up his sleeve and offer his forearm to 200 ravenous, malaria-infected mosquitoes. If he's lucky and the Seattle scientists who cooked up the experiment are right Hernandez won't get sick. Nor should...
  • Trying for test-tube baby? Moms' risks are rare, include over-stimulating ovaries, study says

    Complications are uncommon for women undergoing test-tube fertility procedures: A new 12-year U.S. study shows the most frequent involve drugs used to stimulate ovaries, but it suggests problems are rarely fatal. Over-stimulated ovaries occurred in 154...
  • CDC warns of dangers � including death � from binge drinking

    WASHINGTON America's binge drinkers are fueling an average of six alcohol-poisoning deaths per day, according to a new government report. Women who have four or more drinks on an occasion and men who have five or more are considered binge drinkers by the...