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  • Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare

    Diabetes study shows benefits of expanded Medicaid under Obamacare
    Low-income patients with diabetes are getting better access to medical care in states that have expanded Medicaid coverage through the Affordable Care Act, suggests a new study that provides one of the first indications of the sweeping law's health...
  • China fishing plan in Antarctica alarms scientists

    BEIJING Scientists studying the Antarctic's marine life received some unexpected news this month: China plans to vastly increase fishing for Antarctic krill small crustaceans that are a critical food for the continent's penguins and other creatures....
  • Could absolute consensus on global warming come in a suitcase?

    NASA scientist Emily Wilson has big plans for a little gadget. She has developed a suitcase-sized instrument that measures carbon dioxide and methane wafting into the atmosphere from ground level to four miles into the sky. "I have a pretty big vision,"...
  • Liberians overcome fear to volunteer for Ebola vaccine trial

    Liberians are overcoming their fears of Ebola to volunteer for a vaccine trial. The gruesome toll of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, which has killed more than 4,200 Liberians of the more than 10,000 who have succumbed to the disease, has intensified...
  • Calif. governor calls Ted Cruz 'unfit' to run for president

    California Gov. Jerry Brown says U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz' views on climate change make the Texas Republican unfit to run for president and that he would entertain making another bid for the White House himself if he were younger. Brown, a Democrat who turns...
  • Colombia drug debate revived as herbicide deemed carcinogen

    The new labeling of the world's most-popular weed killer as a likely cause of cancer is raising more questions for an aerial spraying program in Colombia that is the cornerstone of the U.S.-backed war on drugs. The International Agency for Research on...
  • Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses

    Dogs being used to sniff out cancer diagnoses
    Man's best friend may have just graduated to oncologist's best colleague. A group of Arkansas medical researchers have revealed a new study finding that scent-trained dogs can be used to detect thyroid cancer with about 90 percent accuracy. The study,...
  • Medical researcher: Studies, data can prompt improvements in public health

    Jana Hirschtick grew up with a father who was a physician and a mother who worked as a teacher -- both professionals with an altruistic nature, she recalled. Today, Hirschtick, 33, works as an epidemiologist at Chicago's Sinai Urban Health Institute...
  • Florida coral restoration may take $250 million, and 400 years

    Here's the estimated price for restoring two declining coral species found in South Florida and the Caribbean: about $250 million. How long will it take? 400 years or so (assuming all goes smoothly). No one expected it would be easy to restore elkhorn...
  • Students set out on shark-tagging expedition

    Students set out on shark-tagging expedition
    Elizabeth Eubanks, a science teacher at the Palm Beach Maritime Academy in Lantana, who has taken her students on research expeditions to the rain forests of Costa Rica, Hawaii, the Arctic and Alaska, recently was out on the Intracoastal Waterway on a...
  • Wildlife researcher: Ohio bald eagle population is thriving

    Ohio's bald eagle population appears to be thriving, according to a state wildlife researcher. Flight surveys showed a slight increase in the number of nests last year, from an estimated 187 in 2013 to around 200 last year, the (Lorain) Morning Journal...