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  • UCLA researchers devise detection method for personalized medicine
    UCLA researchers devise detection method for personalized medicine
    Unless you are an identical twin, you are a totally unique individual with unique traits, including susceptibility to diseases. Now, UCLA researchers have devised an accurate and inexpensive method UCLA life scientists have created an accurate new...
  • Hundreds of Pakistani parents arrested for not immunizing kids against polio
    Hundreds of Pakistani parents arrested for not immunizing kids against polio
    The need to have children vaccinated against (potentially) fatal disease continues to pose serious consequences throughout the world. And while the dispute over inoculating children against the measles has taken center stage here in the US and...
  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer awareness and research
    Warriors in pink champion Triple Negative Breast Cancer awareness and research
    Almost 11 years ago, a deadly disease knocked on my door. Actually it didn't knock, it busted down the door, without warning, and without reason.A healthy 32 year old woman in her prime years, I was physically fit, all my numbers were healthy,...
  • Take It Upon Yourself
    Free natural health and wellness event in St. Petersburg! March 6-8, 2015
    If you're anywhere near St. Petersburg, Florida and into mind-body-spirit, holistic health, or natural wellness, you won't want to miss this HUGE event!Have you seen the billboard advertising this event as you drive through Pinellas county...
  • The Waterpik® Water Flosser For Kids
    A Head Start On a Lifetime of Good Oral Health Habits
    In Conjunction With America's ToothFairy Foundation, Water Pik, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of innovative personal health care products, is leading the charge to start children off on a lifetime of healthy oral hygiene. During...
  • CHOP
    Philadelphia, this Springs healthcare conference hub
    Philadelphia, a national hub for healthcare and life science innovation, will be buzzing with healthcare providers and professionals this Spring. In addition to the hundreds of hospitals and medical facilities located in the Greater Philadelphia...
  • Study defines normal penis length
    Study defines normal penis length
    Penis size is the topic of innumerable jokes; however, the size of a man’ equipment may be a topic of real concern. For any man who is secretly wondering whether he measures up, a new study by researchers from the United Kingdom has supplied...
  • This green vegetable reduces toxic effects of air pollution
    This green vegetable reduces toxic effects of air pollution
    Houston is one of the nation's most polluted cities. Due mainly to heavy automobile traffic, the ship channel's petrochemical complex, and a hot, humid climate, we are literally breathing in dirty air. This should be disturbing to Houston...
  • UCLA researchers make breakthrough for sickle cell disease treatment
    UCLA researchers make breakthrough for sickle cell disease treatment
    Sickle cell disease is a genetic disorder that effects more than 250,000 new patients worldwide each year. It is the most common inherited blood disorder in the US. The only currently available cure is a transplant of bone marrow stem cells from a...
  • A rat
    Rats in New York City are loaded with disease-carrying fleas
    There is another side to the realities of life in New York City aside from the glamorized lives of the rich and famous. A great deal of poverty and associated filthy living conditions where rats thrive also exists in New York City. These rats are...
  • Rapper Suge Knight
    Hip hop mogul Suge Knight going blind
    Recently, hip hop mogul Suge Knight announced in court that he is going blind. Suge Knight, 49, whose real name is Marion Knight, is presently in jail for murder; he has been in jail since January. Knight claims to have only 15% vision according...
  • Feed a cold AND a fever!
    Winter survival: The facts you should know!
    As the award winning song goes, "Baby, It's Cold Outside". Regardless of your age we are all looking for ways to stay warm this winter. Seniors and the in-firmed are at even greater risk so this is the time to dispel all myths and...
  • More and more doctors admit to delaying vaccinations at parents' request
    More and more doctors admit to delaying vaccinations at parents' request
    Despite public outcry to have children inoculated against highly contagious diseases such as mumps, measles, and whooping cough, more and more doctors report that parents have been pressuring them to delay vaccinations. In fact, 1 out of 5 doctors...
  • Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Translational Research
    Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Translational Research
    Dr. Michelle Cloutier, MD will speak on “Engaging Primary Care Clinicians in Translational Research: Why is it so Difficult?” at the CHIP Center Thursday March 12 from 12:30pm-1:30pmCloutier, is a Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine...
  • You've got to have friends
    You’ve got to have friends
    We all need time alone from time to time. But in a recent, five month study, results demonstrated that there are countless benefits to the support of a strong social network.The authors of this new research discovered that social relationships...