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Medical Research

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  • Zoos clash with sanctuaries over treatment of elephant tuberculosis

    SEATTLE When communities debate what's best for elephants zoos or sanctuaries one subject is almost certain to come up: tuberculosis. From Toronto to Dallas to Topeka, representatives from zoos as well as zoo industry groups have warned against sending...
  • Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'

    Advocacy group: Soda shouldn't be called 'diet'
    WASHINGTON — Citing research suggesting that diet soft drinks and other artificially sweetened products actually contribute to weight gain, a new advocacy group is asking federal regulators to investigate whether manufacturers including Coca-Cola...
  • Blue Bell expands recall of ice cream

    Blue Bell expands recall of ice cream
    The number of people sickened by a foodborne illness linked to some Blue Bell ice cream products has grown to include three others in Texas, according to federal health authorities. Dr. Brendan Jackson, a medical epidemiologist with the Centers for...
  • Female veteran who committed suicide 'had everything going for her'

    PITTSBURGH The suicide of a Pennsylvania veteran last week in the parking lot at the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs' H.J. Heinz facility in O'Hara was tragic because she was a young woman who seemed to have much to look forward to. Former Army staff...
  • Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients

    Rising healthcare costs are pressuring patients
    Coping with ever-increasing medical bills is frustrating — and getting more so. A recent survey by private health insurance exchange EHealth highlights the pressure Americans are feeling. It found that more than 6 in 10 people say they're more...
  • Navy football player Will McKamey's death reveals medical unknowns

    The death of Navy running back Will McKamey one year ago reveals how little is known about football injuries when the brain bleeds. Such bleeds are exceedingly rare in sports. Rarer still are cases when a player's brain bleeds twice. Seventeen...
  • Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

    The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare. Prosecutors say they believe German co-pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately slammed the Germanwings...
  • DNA lab shifts focus from crime to detecting false positives

    An Indianapolis company founded to run DNA tests on crime scene evidence is now using the same technology to solve false positives on cancer biopsies and prevent doctors from operating on patients who don't need it. Strand Analytical Laboratories,...
  • LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains

    LAPD is more diverse, but distrust in the community remains
    The sweeps came on Friday nights in South Los Angeles, often before big events like Raiders games. Police would round up young men they thought were gang members and hold them over the weekend to keep violence down, a campaign launched by then-Chief Daryl...
  • UF lab director puts the human into human-centered computing

    Fourteen graduate students in royal blue polo shirts emblazoned with University of Florida College of Engineering logos sit around conference tables and at their computer stations, awaiting their team leader, adviser and director of the Human Experience...
  • Illinois mulls expanded disease list for medical marijuana program

    Illinois mulls expanded disease list for medical marijuana program
    Illinois residents have petitioned the state to add more than 20 medical conditions to the medical marijuana program, including anxiety, migraines, insomnia and post-traumatic stress disorder. Petitioners identifying themselves as veterans of Vietnam and...