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Mandatory calorie counts coming to menus nationwide

A provision of the Affordable Care Act will soon require calorie counts on menus at restaurants with 20 or more locations. Dr. Jon LaPook reports on the new law and how it can affect America’s health.

Toddler accidentally shoots and kills mother in Tulsa, Okla.

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Toddler accidentally shoots and kills mother in Tulsa, Okla.
Frances BurnsTULSA, Okla., Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A Tulsa, Okla., mother of two was accidentally shot by her toddler with a semi-automatic handgun as she changed her baby's diaper, police said.

Civil Wars singer duets with Paramore

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Civil Wars singer duets with Paramore
Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Former Civil Wars singer Joy Williams started up her solo career without former band mate John Paul White by providing vocals on a Paramore track.

Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions

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Obama to Introduce Sweeping New Controls on Ozone Emissions
The regulation would be the latest in a series of E.P.A. controls on air pollution that wafts from smokestacks and tailpipes.

Philadelphia lawyer charged with having sex with teen sex slave

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Frances BurnsPHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- A Philadelphia lawyer had sex with a 14-year-old girl supplied for him by former clients with some encounters taking place in his office, prosecutors said Tuesday.


New device may ease mammography discomfort

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(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers have developed a new device that may result in more comfortable mammography for women. According to a new study, ... more

Why cancer cells grow despite a lack of oxygen

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(Goethe University Frankfurt) Healthy cells reduce their growth when there is a lack of oxygen (hypoxia). This makes it even more surprising that hypoxia is ... more

Krishnaraj Rajalingam selected to be a fellow of the Gutenberg Research College

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(Johannes Gutenberg Universitaet Mainz) The Gutenberg Research College (GRC) of Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz has awarded the coveted GRC fellowship to Professor Krishnaraj Rajalingam. In ... more

One-two punch of drugs better than either alone against colorectal cancer

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(University of Colorado Denver) Experimental anti-cancer agents PF-04691502 and PD-0325901 excel in lab tests against colorectal cancer models and enter phase 1 trial.

Pathology specialist contributes to debate on breast cancer gene screening

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(Women & Infants Hospital) What are the risks and benefits of screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the general adult population? Dr. Glenn Palomaki ... more
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Men¿s knowledge and attitudes about cervical cancer screening in Kenya

published Sat, Nov 22 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: A number of studies have identified male involvement as an important factor effecting reproductive health outcomes, particularly in the areas of family planning, antenatal ... more

Fertility desire among HIV-positive women in Tigray region, Ethiopia: implications for the provision of reproductive health and prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission services

published Wed, Nov 19 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: There is growing recognition of the difficult reproductive decisions faced by HIV-positive women. Studies in both resource-constrained and developed countries have suggested that many ... more

Relationships between actual and desired workplace characteristics and job satisfaction for community health workers in China: a cross-sectional study

published Tue, Nov 18 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Community health workers are the main providers of community health services in China and have been important in the process of health system reform ... more

A randomised controlled trial of a preconceptional dietary intervention in women undergoing IVF treatment (PREPARE trial)

published Mon, Nov 17 2014 18:00 GMT
Background: In vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment provides an opportunity to study early developmental responses to periconceptional dietary interventions. Retrospective studies have suggested links between preconception ... more

Does use of pooled cohort risk score overestimate the use of statin?: a retrospective cohort study in a primary care setting

published Wed, Nov 12 2014 06:00 GMT
Background: Initiation of statin therapy as primary prevention particularly in those with mildly elevated cardiovascular disease risk factors is still being debated. The 2013 ACC/AHA ... more