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Medical Research

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  • Families struggle to care for victims of violence

    Families struggle to care for victims of violence
    His mother remembers the way he used to be: a daredevil with an athletic build who drove a red Pontiac Firebird, listened to hard rock bands like Metallica and did handstands on his thumbs. But when a neighbor waving a gun shot Charles "Chuck" Ropka...
  • Raise for Medicaid primary care doctors to disappear

    WASHINGTON A temporary bump in Medicaid fees paid to primary care doctors, an Affordable Care Act provision intended to get more physicians to accept Medicaid patients, will expire at the end of this month. Congress did not extend the higher rates, so...
  • Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars

    Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars
    Attention Santa Claus: If there are some teenagers on your list who have been very good this year and will be getting cars for Christmas, please make sure those cars are relatively new and relatively large. A new analysis of fatal car crashes finds...
  • Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating

    Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating
    People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University. "When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
  • GAO Report: VA Provides Inconsistent Treatment To Veterans With Depression

    The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides inconsistent treatment to veterans with depression and may be underestimating the number of vets who suffer from the condition, according to a government watchdog agency. The VA also needs to do a...
  • Holy Cross Hospital expands with urgent care centers

    Holy Cross Hospital expands with urgent care centers
    Capitalizing on a need for cheaper health care, Fort Lauderdale's Holy Cross Hospital has opened an urgent care and imaging center in Boca Raton after starting its first in Broward. The nonprofit Catholic-run hospital plans to start three more urgent...
  • 5 dead in 10-state listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples

    5 dead in 10-state listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples
    Five people have died and 21 others have been hospitalized in a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples, federal health officials said today. A total of 28 people infected with listeria have been reported from 10 states, according to a statement from...
  • Special Report: Opaque middlemen exact high price in Russia's deals with the West

    Russia pays hugely inflated prices for vital medical equipment made by Western companies, in part because some manufacturers channel sales through obscure intermediary companies, a Reuters examination has found. These middlemen firms, which have no...
  • Misidentification, contamination hamper cell-based research

    Cell lines commonly used in medical research are plagued by contamination and misidentification, according to experts, and scientists need to do more to clean up their act. "Since the 1960s, more than 400 widely used cell lines worldwide have been shown...
  • Tracing the roots of teen anxiety

    Tracing the roots of teen anxiety
    The teenage years are awkward for everyone, but some adolescents experience more anxiety than most when it comes to social interactions. Fear and dread over reading aloud in class, playing sports, speaking in public, or attending dances and parties...
  • Proposed NCAA concussion settlement denied by federal judge

    Proposed NCAA concussion settlement denied by federal judge
    A federal judge has denied a proposed class action settlement between the NCAA and former college athletes who claim to have suffered long-term harm from concussions, saying he was concerned about the fairness of the agreement. U.S. District Judge...