| Nov 30, 2011
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...
| Dec 11, 2011
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...
| Feb 5, 2012
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...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:52 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:03 PM
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-...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 12:15 PM
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...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:00 AM
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...
| Dec 13, 2011
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...
| Jan 13, 2012
Anna Deavere Smith, whose play "Let Me Down Easy" premieres on PBS, talks about the writing process and documentary theater....
| Jan 26, 2010
| 7:59 AM
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...
| Aug 2, 2009
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...