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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...
  • Health officials perplexed by vaccination skeptics

    Certain that they are right, struggling to find ways to get their message across, public health officials are exasperated by their inability to convince more U.S. parents to vaccinate their children. "I think we're all kind of frustrated," said Stephen...
  • Local veterans keep fighting against PTSD

    In 1965, Bill Pitts was an 18-year-old, growing up much too fast. During Christmas of that year, he was a Naval officer providing gunfire support on a vessel in the South China Sea, bombing Da Nang Harbor. When his service in the Navy came to an end...
  • Stressed at college? Schools want to help

    At first glance, you wouldn't think Tyler Cohen had a care in the world. The Franklin & Marshall College senior and Chi Phi fraternity brother has a relaxed demeanor and a cheerful smile. But appearances can be deceiving, he earnestly told students...
  • W.Va. governor vetoes 20-week abortion ban 2nd year in a row

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has vetoed a bill to ban abortion 20 weeks after conception for the second straight year, saying it's unconstitutional. Despite the Democrat's disapproval, there's little doubt the Republican-led Legislature will override his...
  • Device gives early warning on heart failure

    MINNEAPOLIS Joe Jones has been hospitalized half a dozen times for heart failure. Most recently, he was discharged from the hospital on his birthday, Dec. 30. But Jones, 56, knew from experience that it wouldn't be long before he felt that familiar...
  • Family going bald to honor young cancer patient who died

    Harper Wehneman didn't have a choice. The medicine required to treat her metastatic kidney cancer would cause hair loss. Once the chemotherapy began, her light brown locks fell out in clumps. Soon after, the young girl's head was as smooth as velvet. The...
  • Challenge to health law stokes fears

    Challenge to health law stokes fears
    Samantha Allen always dreamed of being a photographer. But struggling with asthma and a painful neurological disorder called fibromyalgia, she needed a job that offered health insurance. That put a freelance career out of reach. Last year, though,...