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Medical Research

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  • Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says

    Florida kids less likely to smoke, study says
    Florida's youth are less likely to smoke than kids in every other state but Utah, according to a new report. Florida had a 7.5 percent smoking rate among high school students, according to the study by the Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids, the American...
  • Fractures are major cause of older women’s hospitalizations

    By Kathryn Doyle (Reuters Health) - For U.S. women age 55 or older, bone fractures due to osteoporosis lead to more hospitalizations and greater healthcare costs than heart attack, stroke or breast cancer, according to a new study. "What we saw and what...
  • Death of Cleveland boy killed by police declared homicide

    Death of Cleveland boy killed by police declared homicide
    The death of a 12-year-old Cleveland boy fatally shot by police in November has been formally ruled a homicide, according to a Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's autopsy report released on Friday that found he was struck once in the abdomen. Tamir Rice,...
  • Improve water and sanitation in clinics to reduce maternal deaths: research

    By Magdalena Mis LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Boosting water and sanitation investments in hospitals and clinics in low income countries is essential to reduce maternal and newborn deaths, according to research published on Friday. Many women...
  • Air dryers may spread more hand germs

    By Janice Neumann (Reuters Health) - (Changes "done" to "none" in quote within paragraph 14) What's better for limiting the spread of bacteria in washrooms: paper towels, or air dryers? New research funded by a trade organization of paper towel...
  • Shrinking psych hospitals may be linked with rising prison populations

    By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - Reducing the number of beds in facilities for psychiatric patients is linked to an increase in prison populations, according to a new study. Prison population rose as the number of psychiatric beds decreased...
  • Senate report confirms CIA had 'black site' at Guantanamo, hid it from Congress

    MIAMI In 2004, as the U.S. Supreme Court was poised to let Guantanamo captives consult lawyers for the first time, the CIA spirited some men who now face death penalty trials from a clandestine lockup at the U.S. Navy base and didn't tell Congress. Two...
  • One shot or two? Many questions unresolved in Ebola vaccine race

    One shot or two? Many questions unresolved in Ebola vaccine race
    Scientists racing to develop vaccines against Ebola are trying to determine whether they can best fight the disease with a single injection or with two, a calculation that could determine how quickly and effectively a program can be rolled out....
  • Study: No increase in risky sexual activity with HPV vaccine

    Study: No increase in risky sexual activity with HPV vaccine
    Vaccinating young girls against the sexually transmitted human papillomavirus (HPV) does't lead to an increase in risky sexual activity, a new study shows. Teen girls in the study who were vaccinated against HPV were no more likely to become pregnant or...
  • Joint Pain Interrupts Trial Of Merck Ebola Vaccine, Hospital Says

    GENEVA — A clinical trial of the Ebola vaccine by Merck and NewLink has been interrupted in all 59 volunteers in Geneva a week early "as a measure of precaution" after four patients complained of joint pains in hands and feet, the University of...
  • Medical debt makes up half of all overdue debt on credit reports, new study says

    Medical debt makes up half of all overdue debt on credit reports, new study says
    Even someone who has a good job and pays all of their bills on time can end up with a black mark on their credit report because of an unexpected medical bill, which is troubling, a federal agency said Thursday in a report offering insight into the medical...