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Research Misconduct Allegations Shadow New CDC Director

NPR - 15 hours ago
The Trump administration named HIV expert Dr. Robert Redfield to lead the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ignoring complaints that he botched high-profile vaccine research more than 20...

Well-Done Meat Not Good for Your Blood Pressure

WebMD - 22 minutes ago
WEDNESDAY, March 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- You might think twice about how you want that steak cooked. People who like their steak well-done instead of rare might face a slightly increased risk of...

Woman dies after 'acupuncture' session that used live bees instead of needles

Washington Post - 16 hours ago
A woman in Spain died after undergoing a supposedly routine “bee acupuncture” treatment and then suffering an allergic reaction that put her in a coma. The alternative medicine procedure is more...

Brazil calls for entire nation to get yellow fever vaccine

CIDRAP - 16 hours ago
Brazil announced yesterday that all citizens should be vaccinated against yellow fever. The country is currently experiencing a spike in cases in what has shaped up to become the largest yellow fever...

Hip hop music teaches children, parents to recognize stroke and act quickly

Medical Xpress - 5 hours ago
An intervention that uses hip hop music with stroke education lyrics increased stroke awareness for economically-disadvantaged, minority children and their parents, according to new research in the...

Freezing the 'hunger nerve' could help with weight loss

ABC News - 59 minutes ago
Weight loss can sometimes seem impossible because even after hard-won success, the pounds can creep back. “Ninety-five percent of people who embark on a diet on their own will fail or gain their...

Exercise, Not Weight Loss, Linked to Lower Death Risk in CHD

Renal and Urology News - 4 hours ago
(HealthDay News) -- Physical activity (PA), but not weight loss, is associated with improved survival in coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study published in the Journal of the American...

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