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Medical Research

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  • New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time

    New CDC Report Says Kids Get Too Much Screen Time
    A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests kids are getting way too much screen time. The study asserts that 98% of 12 to 15 year olds watch television daily, many exceeding the 2 hour a day time limit recommended by...
  • Drive Breast Cancer Awareness With Pink Ribbon Fiat 500

    October is National Breast Cancer month, and Fiat is helping bring awareness to the disease with the Fiat 500 Pink Ribbon edition. Only 250 of these models will be produced, and $1,000 from each one sold will be donated to the Breast Cancer Research...
  • Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health

    Ford Wants to Monitor Your Health
    Ford's Sync has proven to be a capable device for hands-free calling, audio controls and other simple functions. But if Ford gets its way, the multimedia system could help monitor drivers for potentially life-saving medical conditions. Ford is working...
  • Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research

    Yale Makes Discovery That Will Dramatically Impact Autism Research
    Researchers at Yale University say they’ve made a discovery that will dramatically impact autism research. Dr. Stephan Sanders- the first author of the study- says scientists found genetic mutations are linked to the condition. This finding will...
  • Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief

    Relatives of Baltimore murder victims struggle with grief
    When Alice Oaks' older son was shot to death in Baltimore in 2008, she said her goodbye at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. He lay there, a tube still in his mouth, and it seemed to her that his body was glowing. She felt numb. She bent over and kissed...
  • Infection rate penalties hit Chicago-area hospitals

    Infection rate penalties hit Chicago-area hospitals
    Nine Chicago hospitals ranked among the nation's worst on new measures of infection rates and other patient injuries, drawing federal penalties and raising questions about the way the hospitals are assessed. Northwestern Memorial Hospital and other...
  • Real-world doctors fact-check Dr. Oz, and the results aren't pretty

    Real-world doctors fact-check Dr. Oz, and the results aren't pretty
    What do real-world doctors have to say about the advice dispensed on “The Dr. Oz Show”? Less than one-third of it can be backed up by even modest medical evidence. If that sounds alarming, consider this: Nearly 4 in 10 of the assertions made...
  • Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating

    Dinner at home is main ingredient for healthy eating
    People who eschew takeout for home cooking eat healthier foods, whether they aim to or not, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins University. "When people cook most of their meals at home, they consume fewer carbohydrates, less sugar and less...
  • Cigarette smoking costs weigh heavily on the healthcare system

    Of every $10 spent on healthcare in the U.S., almost 90 cents is due to smoking, a new analysis says. Using recent health and medical spending surveys, researchers calculated that 8.7 percent of all healthcare spending, or $170 billion a year, is for...
  • Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars

    Safety experts make the case for getting teens newer, larger cars
    Attention Santa Claus: If there are some teenagers on your list who have been very good this year and will be getting cars for Christmas, please make sure those cars are relatively new and relatively large. A new analysis of fatal car crashes finds...
  • Special Report: Opaque middlemen exact high price in Russia's deals with the West

    Russia pays hugely inflated prices for vital medical equipment made by Western companies, in part because some manufacturers channel sales through obscure intermediary companies, a Reuters examination has found. These middlemen firms, which have no...