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Medical Research

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  • Cop who shot teen 16 times has history of citizen complaints

    Cop who shot teen 16 times has history of citizen complaints
    It's been seven years since Ed Nance was roughed up by a Chicago police officer who handcuffed him so violently during a 2007 traffic stop he seriously injured both shoulders, costing him tens of thousands of dollars in medical bills and lost wages....
  • UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?

    UF asks: Does medical marijuana work?
    As the state's efforts to get a non-euphoric medical marijuana oil to severely epileptic children move forward, the University of Florida is proposing a study to answer a key question: Does it even work? Dr. Paul Carney, professor at the UF Department of...
  • Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run

    Paralyzed Boca Raton surfer is 'ambassador' for Red Bull run
    Three years ago, spinal cord research in Kentucky was the farthest thing from Brooke Thabit's mind. But on Labor Day 2012, she dove from a Jupiter dock into shallow water and crushed the C-4 and C-5 vertebrae, leaving her paralyzed. That's "paralyzed,"...
  • Biz News: Allergan plans 557 layoffs at Irvine base

    Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, plans to lay off 557 workers at its Irvine headquarters effective June 4, according to a notice filed this month with the California Employment Development Department. The Irvine headquarters lost 129 jobs in October...
  • Feds: Beckley VA subbed mental health drugs for cheaper ones

    An investigation has found that the Beckley VA Medical Center improperly substituted prescription mental health treatments with older drugs to save money. In a news release on Wednesday, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel said it informed the White House...
  • Psychiatric Board Considers Leave Requests In East Haddam Sexual Assault, Westport Gunfire

    MIDDLETOWN — Requests by Connecticut Valley Hospital to extend the community leave of an East Haddam man who sexually assaulted a female jogger in 1993, and a former iron worker from Westport who fired on two police officers, drew strong...
  • Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future

    Teens who abuse study drugs face legal, health problems in the future
    Tucked inside dresser drawers, sold in school bathrooms and popped before exams, “study drugs” like Adderall are prescription medications that many teens are familiar with. The pills are sold and traded with bold promises: You’ll be...
  • Conservatives leading push to increase funding for National Institutes of Health

    WASHINGTON Deficit hawk lawmakers have found something they want to spend money on: medical research. They say they want to cure cancer and other diseases by boosting the budget for the National Institutes of Health, and they argue that investing in...
  • B. Braun executive urges repeal of medical device tax

    B. Braun executive urges repeal of medical device tax
    — An executive from B. Braun Medical Inc. in Bethlehem urged federal lawmakers to undo a tax on medical devices that has cost the company $33 million since it was enacted, requiring across-the-board cutbacks. In order to pay that tax bill —...
  • bc-health-cpr

    You need only two things to learn cardiopulmonary resuscitation and possibly save a life: a willingness to press hard on someone's chest and familiarity with the Bee Gees' disco hit "Stayin' Alive." Yes, CPR has changed. The American Heart Association...
  • EatingWell: Color your diet healthy. Purple produce packed with nutrients

    "Only humans and birds have color vision," notes David Heber, director of UCLA's Center for Human Nutrition. He believes the ability to see color probably evolved as a way for us to better see--and eat--the bounty of colorful fruits and veggies. Lucky us!...