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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • How to help ensure you die on your own terms

    How to help ensure you die on your own terms
    Earlier this year, Gary Spivack and his sister Betsy Goodkin lost their mother to cancer. Between her first diagnosis and her death in April, her children say, their mother was determined to overcome her illness. "She was a very stubborn and proud...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters

    Preserve real Florida, driving, and forums: Letters
    Preserve real Florida Scott Maxwell's column, "Environmental amendment puts priorities in place," on Tuesday was on the mark. Opponents of Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation ballot initiative, are misinformed when they say it's a new tax. As...
  • Ig Nobel Prize winners stop bleeding with pork, make sausage from poop

    Would you eat sausage made with bacteria from dirty diapers? Do you fear your cat is making you depressed? Did the “Grilled Cheesus” episode of “Glee” make you wonder whether Finn had lost his marbles? Scientists have done the...
  • First look at 2015 Medicare plans

    First look at 2015 Medicare plans
    South Florida seniors can't start shopping for managed care and stand-alone drug plans until next month, but Medicare has released a sneak peek of what will be available in 2015. The new data, which the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...
  • How A Shingles Shot Can Prevent Months Of Pain

    More than three-quarters of Americans believe vaccines for such diseases as measles, mumps, and whooping cough should be mandatory for children, a new Harris poll finds. The margin increases with age, with 88 percent of respondents over 69 years old and...
  • Why sheriffs oppose medical pot: Profits, not public safety

    The opposition of the Florida Sheriffs Association to Amendment 2 has more to do with cash than public safety. The sheriffs have become so accustomed to federal anti-drug money and property forfeitures that they resist any change that might someday shut...