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Medical Research

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  • Study: Almost 20% lack health insurance in Florida

    Study: Almost 20% lack health insurance in Florida
    Nearly one out of five Floridians still don't have health insurance, despite people being able to sign up this year for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new study released Wednesday. However, Obamacare reduced the state's uninsured...
  • Weight associated with diabetes risk differs by ethnicity

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black and Asian adults may be at risk for developing diabetes at a lower weight than whites, according to a new study. Based on the findings, researchers suggest the definition of obesity should be different for different...
  • Allentown care home's full license restored

    It took 16 months, but a troubled Allentown personal care home finally is operating up to state standards and had its full license restored by the state. Emeritus at Allentown was granted a regular license May 29 after it passed an inspection by the...
  • As millions vape, e-cigarette researchers count puffs, scour Facebook

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - (Story has been refiled to correct the extent of FDA e-cigarette research in paragraph 2) One team of researchers assessing the risks of electronic cigarettes is counting the puffs taken by volunteer "vapers." Another will comb...
  • Spartan Race next challenge for Schuylkill County boy suffering from ALPS

    Blake Broadhurst used to run around and play in his Orwigsburg community just like any other 13-year-old. But he suddenly found out he was not like other 13-year-olds. "I was playing football and tackled someone and my nose started bleeding," he recalled...
  • White House warns of rising drug use, says legalization is no panacea

    WASHINGTON A day after Washington state joined Colorado in selling marijuana in retail outlets, the Obama administration on Wednesday criticized drug legalization and warned that a declining perception of risk is leading more U.S. teens to smoke pot....
  • Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser

    Elliott A. Brager, lawyer and fundraiser
    Elliott A. Brager, an attorney who was an accomplished fundraiser for HIV treatment and research, died of heart failure Monday at his Mount Washington home. He was 72. Born in Baltimore and raised in the Park Heights area, he was the son of Philip...
  • Many colleges fall short in handling campus rape, study finds

    WASHINGTON Many colleges and universities are failing in how they handle sexual violence among students, according to Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., who Wednesday released a survey of colleges and universities. But the American Council on Education, which...
  • Asthma inhaler lodged in chest highlights importance of warning labels

    Asthma inhaler lodged in chest highlights importance of warning labels
    A new case report from France offers a reminder of why people who use medical devices like asthma inhalers should take warnings on the product label seriously. A 74-year-old asthmatic man was burning leaves when he heard an explosion and felt something...
  • Look Out, He's Got A Cheese?

    The article "Cheese Wars Going Strong" [July 6, SundayCT] details attempts by the government to regulate the aging of cheese on wood as a health concern. The main actor in cheese food poisoning is Lysteria monocytogenes, a bacteria that causes great...
  • Regeneron drug tames eczema in study

    PARIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An experimental drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc significantly reduced skin lesions and itching in adult patients with atopic dermatitis, a chronic form of eczema that is poorly controlled by standard drugs,...