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Medical Research

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  • Not expanding Medicaid can cost local taxpayers

    DALLAS Dallas County property owners paid more than $467 million in taxes last year to Parkland Health and Hospital System, the county's only public hospital, to provide medical care to the poor and uninsured. Their tax burden likely would have been...
  • CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it

    CDC: More than 1 in 8 Americans infected with HIV don't know it
    More than 1.2 million Americans are living with HIV – including about 156,300 who don’t realize it, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means 13% of those who are infected with the virus that...
  • FDA reviewing safety of Essure birth control implant

    Federal health regulators are reviewing the safety of an implantable contraception device after receiving reports of unusual side effects from patients, including fatigue, depression and weight gain. The Food and Drug Administration says those problems...
  • Innovative Treatment For Severe Substance Abuse Shows Promise

    A company in Madison is testing an innovative addiction treatment model that approaches severe substance abuse as a chronic disease like diabetes or high blood pressure. "This is really different and kind of makes sense," Dr. Ellen Edens, a psychiatrist...
  • Attorneys for Colorado gunman to open defense case Thursday

    Attorneys for James Holmes will open their case Thursday, offering a less emotional and more clinical assessment of the Colorado theater shooter after two months of often-gruesome testimony from prosecution witnesses who included many visibly wounded...
  • Civilian contractor's death at Guantanamo remains a mystery

    PHILADELPHIA Six months after Christopher Tur's body was found in the water off the U.S. Naval Station at Cuba's Guantanamo Bay, the Hatfield, Pa., native's death remains a mystery. The Navy is still silent on the cause and manner of the civilian...
  • Freddie Gray autopsy likely to be hotly debated in criminal cases against officers

    Freddie Gray autopsy likely to be hotly debated in criminal cases against officers
    An autopsy that ruled Freddie Gray's death a homicide is likely to be a controversial piece of evidence in the criminal case against six police officers who are facing a range of charges. The state medical examiner's officer concluded in the autopsy,...
  • China's Internet users do a body check, from belly buttons to collarbones

    China's Internet users do a body check, from belly buttons to collarbones
    First came the Belly Button Challenge. Then it was a long legs test. Next up came a collarbone competition, plus feats to demonstrate the depth of one’s dimples and the fullness of one’s eyelashes. In recent weeks, Internet users in mainland...
  • Lantana woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that seriously injured moped driver

    Lantana woman arrested in hit-and-run crash that seriously injured moped driver
    A Lantana woman who struck and injured a moped driver was tailgating him before Tuesday's hit-and-run crash, according to a Boynton Beach police report. Christina Williams, 52, was upset by the moped's slow speed, intentionally got closer and ultimately...
  • Asian mushroom extract shows promise as treatment for obesity and its ills

    Asian mushroom extract shows promise as treatment for obesity and its ills
    Maybe Alice in Wonderland was on to something, nibbling on a mushroom to make herself shrink. New research has shown that a liquid extract made from a mushroom used in traditional Asian medicine for more than 2,000 years protects against weight gain and...
  • A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days

    A diet that mimics fasting is good for you, even if followed only for a few days
    For years, people have tried going on extremely low-calorie diets, hoping to stave off illness and delay the effects of aging. It’s an approach that is based on science showing that limiting proteins and sugars seems to impede processes in the...