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  • Complications more likely when doctors don't do enough surgeries, study says

    Complications more likely when doctors don't do enough surgeries, study says
    Patients who have complex surgeries at hospitals where the procedures are not performed regularly put themselves at greater risk for complications including death, according to new research by U.S. News & World Report. The data released earlier this...
  • UConn Health Students Bike Cross Country For Cancer Research Fundraiser

    FARMINGTON — Six UConn Health students will bike more than 4,000 miles to raise money for leukemia and cancer research on June 10. Lea's Foundation for Leukemia Research is celebrating its 10th year of the annual Coast to Coast for a Cure Bike...
  • Study: Fitness goals met when it's part of the daily job

    PITTSBURGH Mark Crisci was going to the gym and trying to lower his cholesterol levels, but it wasn't until he joined a healthy-lifestyle group at work that he found weight-loss success and continued support to keep his cholesterol, blood pressure and...
  • Quinn on Nutrition: Getting enough Vitamin D but not too much

    Vitamin D seems to be the darling nutrient these days. And probably for good reason. This nutrient is critical for the growth and maintenance of sturdy bones. Without it, calcium the body's primary mineral cannot be absorbed. Yet vitamin D does more...
  • Researchers calculate 'risk score' for breast cancer from genetic data

    ROCHESTER, Minn. Recent large-scale genomic analyses have uncovered dozens of common genetic variants that are associated with breast cancer. Each variant, however, contributes only a tiny amount to a person's overall risk of developing the disease. A...
  • New lab can create hurricane conditions on demand

    Researchers trying to figure out what makes some hurricanes strengthen into catastrophic monsters have a new lab that allows them to generate tropical storm conditions with the flip of a switch. The lab is at the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School...
  • Hugh Ambrose dies at 48; author of WWII history 'The Pacific'

    Hugh Ambrose, a historian who wrote the best-selling World War II history "The Pacific" and served as a consultant when it was turned into an Emmy-award winning HBO miniseries, has died at age 48. Ambrose died of cancer Saturday in Helena, Mont., his...
  • P-41: First large carnivore to be studied in the Verdugos

    P-41: First large carnivore to be studied in the Verdugos
    Johanna Turner, a sound effects editor for Universal Studios, joined the ranks of citizen scientists years ago, placing remote cameras in the San Gabriel Mountains to record the movements of wildlife. After the 2009 Station fire tore through the San...
  • Meet the Verdugo Mountains' very own mountain lion: P-41

    Meet the Verdugo Mountains' very own mountain lion: P-41
    Johanna Turner, a sound effects editor for Universal Studios, joined the ranks of citizen scientists years ago, placing remote cameras in the San Gabriel Mountains to record the movements of wildlife. After the 2009 Station fire tore through the San...
  • Hubble spots a high-speed collision in an extragalactic jet

    Hubble spots a high-speed collision in an extragalactic jet
    A high-speed, extragalactic jet of high velocity plasma has grown brighter over the last 20 years, and now scientists know why. Using data collected by the Hubble Space Telescope, astronomers were able to show that over the last two decades one ...
  • 26 people treated after Army's accidental anthrax shipments

    26 people treated after Army's accidental anthrax shipments
    At least 26 people are being treated for potential exposure to deadly anthrax after an Army biodefense facility in Utah mistakenly sent live samples to 18 private and military laboratories in as many as nine states and South Korea, officials said...