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Medical Research

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  • Whooping cough cases in California continue to surge

    SAN JOSE, Calif. California public health department officials on Friday reported 835 more whooping cough cases in the last two weeks, for a total of 5,393 since January 1 and there's little sign of it abating even though July is traditionally the peak...
  • 911 callers describe woman on 10 Feeway before CHP officer struck her

    At least eight people called 911 on the evening of July 1, saying a woman was walking along the shoulder of the 10 Freeway and acting erratically. "She has no shoes on," one caller said. "She's just standing there with her arms in the air," another...
  • Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach

    Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach
    Friday update: Peninsula Health District officials have lifted a swimming advisory for Hilton Park public beach that was issued earlier in the week. Health district officials tested the water at the beach on Wednesday, and the results indicate that...
  • Victim's Family Fears For Killer's Early Release From Psychiatric Hospital

     Victim's Family Fears For Killer's Early Release From Psychiatric Hospital
    Nicovia Barnaby-Anderson always understood that the man who was acquitted of murder by reason of insanity in the 2009 slaying of her mother would be treated as a patient, rather than an inmate, by his psychiatrists at Connecticut Valley Hospital. And...
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...
  • U.S. anthrax probe reveals new bird flu mishap, widespread safety lapses

    (Reuters) - Federal health officials on Friday disclosed a new safety breach at a high-security U.S. government laboratory involving dangerous avian flu, a lapse that came to light as they investigated the potential exposure of researchers to live anthrax...
  • Cows no longer have a monopoly on milk: A Nutritional Breakdown

    Just a few years ago, the term "milk" was synonymous with the stuff that came from cows. But now the dairy market is awash in plant-based alternatives made from soy, rice, almonds, coconut and hemp, driven largely by consumers' thirst for low-calorie,...
  • Orange County Corrections makes policy changes after hospital attack

    Orange County Corrections makes policy changes after hospital attack
    Days after an Orange County Corrections Department officer was attacked by an inmate at a hospital, the department said Friday it was making some policy changes. Spokeswoman Carrie Proudfit declined to get into details, but said officials have...
  • Tread carefully with treadmills

    Tread carefully with treadmills
    A treadmill desk would be detrimental to the aesthetics of our living room, so my wife won't let me have one. That's OK, though, because I love a good sit. I understand the perils of prolonged sitting, as a pile of new research shows just how bad it is;...
  • Singing familiar songs may help prompt Alzheimer’s patients to speak

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – With advanced Alzheimer's disease, language deteriorates and patients spontaneously speak less and less. In a small study from Israel, group music therapy sessions using tailored songs helped people with middle- to late-...
  • Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says

    Maryland group home where boy died had staffing shortage, nurse says
    On the night that 10-year-old Damaud Martin died at a troubled group home in Anne Arundel County, there were not enough staffers to handle the care specified for its severely disabled residents, according to the nurse on duty at the time. Mary Zelio,...