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  • Aging out of health care?

    Aging out of health care?
    More than 11 years ago, at age 89, Mary Cipolla, of Roselle, went through surgery for a rare type of pancreatic cancer, a "Hail Mary" procedure that removed parts of her stomach, pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder and small intestine — and saved her...
  • Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

    Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine
    Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...
  • Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives

    Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives
    Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
  • C-sections may cause breathing problems in preemies

    C-sections may cause breathing problems in preemies
    Yale medical researchers have found that C-sections may be causing breathing problems in preemies who are small for their age. The researcher reviewed eight years of birth certificates and found that babies delivered by a C-section before 34 weeks of...
  • Why Are There So Many Caesareans at Yale-New Haven Hospital?

    For many infants these days, being born isn't what it used to be, and a new study has set its sights on figuring out why. Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine, led by Jessica Illuzzi, have completed a seven-year study of over 30,000 births at Yale-...
  • Yale Study Finds Smoking Bans Can Help with Booze Problems

    Researchers at the Yale School of Medicine have come up with an interesting correlation between smoking bans and problems with alcohol. It seems that, if you drink too much booze and like to go to bars, you have a better chance of kicking that bad...
  • Smoking while pregnant could mean child reading problems later

    Smoking while pregnant could mean child reading problems later
    Pregnant women who smoke run into the risk of their children have reading problems later in life, a Yale School of Medicine study has found. The reserachers looked at the reading tests of 5,000 students and found that many whose mothers smoked while...
  • More evidence in the tanning wars

     
    Is indoor tanning associated with skin cancer? The Morning Call has visited this story before and it's likely that it will continue to be an important health topic for us. The latest shot in the battle was fired this week by researchers at Yale...
  • Anna Deavere Smith on healthcare, mimicry and President Obama

     
    Anna Deavere Smith, whose play "Let Me Down Easy" premieres on PBS, talks about the writing process and documentary theater....
  • Yale Suspect Pleads Not Guilty; Car To Be Returned

    Yale Suspect Pleads Not Guilty; Car To Be Returned
    A former Yale University lab technician has pleaded not guilty to killing graduate student Annie Le last September. Raymond J. Clark III entered not-guilty pleas to two counts — murder and felony murder — during a brief appearance in Superior...
  • My Word: UCF's medical school -- at last

    On Monday we begin a new chapter in Central Florida history by welcoming the charter class of students to the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine. They are here because of their enterprising spirits, passion for medicine, commitment to...