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Medical Research

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  • Tapping into the healing power of animal magnetism

    Tapping into the healing power of animal magnetism
    Sometimes, a little horseplay is just what the doctor ordered. Just after lunch on an ordinary Tuesday, three children, all wearing pajamas covered in cartoon tigers, almost simultaneously left their hospital beds for an extraordinary event. Ten-year-...
  • 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,...
  • For breast cancer survivors, early psychological intervention has lasting positive effects

    For breast cancer survivors, early psychological intervention has lasting positive effects
    We've been exploring cancer survivorship in a series in the Orlando Sentinel. In our most recent story, women shared how the fear and anxiety of cancer's return has followed them, even after their cancer is gone.  As more people continue to survive...
  • FDA to scrutinize unproven alternative remedies

    Federal officials plan to review the safety and evidence behind alternative remedies like Zicam and Cold-Eeze, products that are protected by federal law, but not accepted by mainstream medicine. The Food and Drug Administration says that it will hold...
  • Answers to common questions about HIV, needles and drug use

    Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has authorized a short-term needle-exchange program and other steps to help contain the spread of HIV among intravenous drug users in one county. Some answers to common questions about needles, drug abuse and the virus that...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ How gov't aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans Each month, more than 200,000 needy U.S. households take out what's advertised as a brief loan. Many have run out of money between paychecks. So they obtain a "payday" loan to tide them...
  • Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face

    Angelina Jolie's decision to remove ovaries touches on problem many women face
    They still call it the "Angelina Jolie wave" at the University of Kansas Hospital. When the international philanthropist and filmmaker announced two years ago that she'd had her still-healthy breasts removed because her family history and genetics put...
  • Imaging usually not necessary for new onset back pain

    Q: I'm 72 years old. I had sudden onset of low back pain one week ago for the first time. It's only a little better. My doctor said I did not need an x-ray or other imaging test. Is that normal? A: Based on a recent study, your doctor is correct....
  • Arizona Legislature OKs abortion medication requirement

    Arizona lawmakers approved legislation Wednesday that requires abortion providers to tell women they can reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion and bars women from buying any health care plan through the federal marketplace that includes...
  • Seminole, Orange, Lake drop in health rankings; Osceola climbs one rank

    Seminole, Orange, Lake drop in health rankings; Osceola climbs one rank
    Seminole county is the fourth healthiest county in Florida, and Orange, Osceola and Lake counties rank in the top third of the state’s 67 counties, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released on Wednesday. The report, now in its sixth...
  • Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?

    Is a male nurse worth $5,148 more than a female nurse?
    When Linda Hippolyte first got into nursing, she thought everyone at her hospital was paid based on their experience and education. But when she got a peek at other nurses’ salaries at Parkview Community Hospital in Riverside, she was in for a...