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Medical Research

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  • VA Jail Release Program Provides Veterans With Housing, Health Care

    A month before he left prison, Jeffrey Murdock, a veteran who suffers from depression and multiple sclerosis, thought his future would entail living as a patient in a state mental hospital. But Murdock's outlook changed drastically after a Veterans...
  • Colombia drug debate revived as herbicide deemed carcinogen

    The new labeling of the world's most-popular weed killer as a likely cause of cancer is raising more questions for an aerial spraying program in Colombia that is the cornerstone of the U.S.-backed war on drugs. The International Agency for Research on...
  • Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses

    Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses
    Man's best friend may have just graduated to oncologist's best colleague. A group of Arkansas medical researchers have revealed a new study finding that scent-trained dogs can be used to detect thyroid cancer with about 90 percent accuracy. The study,...
  • On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation

    On Obamacare's 5th anniversary, Americans are starting to feel appreciation
    Coverage of the Affordable Care Act's fifth anniversary Monday -- it was signed into law March 23, 2010--will undoubtedly focus on the gains in coverage and reductions in healthcare costs that have followed its rollout. To get the raw figures out of the...
  • Editorials from around Oregon

    Albany Democrat-Herald, March 22, on the gun background check bill It's likely that the Oregon Legislature soon will be considering a bill to expand background checks on almost every gun transaction in the state. And it seems just as likely that this...
  • With fungal disease, state mulls 'endangered' tag for bats

    A deadly fungal disease is prompting the state to recommend classifying five of Connecticut's eight native bat species as endangered, including three that weren't even at risk just five years ago. Unlike some listings, which are less about an actual...
  • Catholic Church Poised For Pivotal Role In Aid-In-Dying Bill

    Catholic Church Poised For Pivotal Role In Aid-In-Dying Bill
    Polls consistently showed broad support for a 2012 ballot initiative in Massachusetts to permit doctors to prescribe a lethal dose of medicine to terminally ill patients. Then, just weeks before the vote, Catholic institutions and donors stepped in,...
  • Are viruses on the rise or does it just seem that way? Yes and yes

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. The man wasn't any sicker at first than many of the other patients who arrive at University of Kansas Hospital, infectious disease specialist Dana Hawkinson recalls. But he went downhill fast. Fever spiking, kidneys failing, breath so...
  • Liberians overcome fear to volunteer for Ebola vaccine trial

    Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 4,200 Liberians of the more than 10,000 who have succumbed to the disease, has intensified...
  • Medical researcher: Studies, data can prompt improvements in public health

    Jana Hirschtick grew up with a father who was a physician and a mother who worked as a teacher -- both professionals with an altruistic nature, she recalled. Today, Hirschtick, 33, works as an epidemiologist at Chicago's Sinai Urban Health Institute...
  • Thousands in Florida potential victims of Marine camp contamination

    Thousands in Florida potential victims of Marine camp contamination
    Christina Peach's parents welcomed a seemingly healthy baby into the world in 1975 at the Naval Regional Medical Center in Camp Lejeune, the North Carolina base where her father was stationed as a Marine sergeant. Seven years later, a chemical...