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Medical Research

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  • In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path

     In the Obamacare birth-control debate, there's a logical path
    In case you haven't encountered enough illogic in the American healthcare system, consider this: Once a medication has been determined to be safe and effective enough to be available without a prescription, we assume it should no longer be covered by...
  • Removal of healthy breast doesn't improve odds against cancer, study says

    MIAMI Many women who undergo contralateral prophylactic mastectomy to remove a healthy breast along with a diseased breast do not need to, but might do so for peace of mind. When Sandra Perez, a Pembroke Pines mother of two was diagnosed with cancer in...
  • Ebola 'czar' named by White House

    Ebola 'czar' named by White House
    President Obama on Friday tapped longtime Democratic operative Ron Klain to coordinate the federal government’s response to the threat of widespread infection from the Ebola virus. The move came as the president and his administration faced mounting...
  • Vigilance for viruses requires money, bipartisan support

    Vigilance for viruses requires money, bipartisan support
    Last year, I interviewed both Dr. Robert Gallo, co-discoverer of the virus that causes AIDS, and Dr. Alfred Sommer, whose work on vitamin A deficiency is credited with saving millions of lives around the world. Without prompting, both men expressed...
  • Cost of fear over Ebola could hurt the economy, experts say

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Stephanie Kelton is supposed to fly to Dallas next week. She already has her plane ticket. But she's seriously thinking of driving instead. "I don't want to be irrational, but at the same time, I'm not entirely comfortable with the...
  • Best-selling novel led scientist to Ebola-related research

    University of Wisconsin-Madison scientist Yoshi Kawaoka was researching influenza viruses that were killing chickens in the mid '90s when he picked up a new bestseller, "The Hot Zone." Richard Preston's 1994 novel dealt with the genesis of viral...
  • Couple sentenced in crash that killed motorcyclist in 2013

    The Circle K guy helped uncover the truth. Statements from a convenience-store worker, along with diligent detective work, resulted in charges against a couple in a crash near a busy Volusia County intersection last year that killed a 20-year-old Deltona...
  • Senior In-Home Health Care Agency: Daily Exercise Benefits Older Adults

    Autumn temperatures have fallen in Florida just enough to rekindle a new interest in taking on bike paths, jogging trails and swimming. You can sit on a park bench, close your eyes, and hear the unmistakable sidewalk pounding. As temperatures fall just...
  • William A. Reinke, international health expert

    William A. Reinke, international health expert
    William A. Reinke, a statistician and professor for 50 years at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health who helped develop its department of international health, died of lymphoma Oct. 4 at his Broadmead retirement community home in...
  • Last Test Confirms Yale Doctoral Student Does Not Have Ebola

    A final test confirmed late Friday afternoon that the Yale doctoral student back from Liberia does not have Ebola, and with that, hospitals in the state returned to their new normal: checking protective gear, listening for updates in federal protocol, and...
  • In setback for Ebola vaccine, company says work will take longer than hoped

    GENEVA The Ebola crisis took new twists Friday, with another somber update from the World Health Organization on the outbreak in West Africa and a bleak warning from a major drug manufacturer that a safe vaccine likely won't be ready before the current...