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New Study Could Prove To Be Valuable For Patients With Concussions

A new study examines what occurs in the brain at the neuronal level during a concussion and shows just how a hit to the head leads to swelling along the axon of the neuron or nerve cell. The new revelations … Continue reading

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Baby’s Facial Development May Be Altered In Utero By A Small Amount Of Alcohol Exposure

A new study conducted by researchers from Australia and Belgium suggests that there is no safe level of alcohol consumption during pregnancy. The findings reveal that even an occasional drink of alcohol can affect an infant’s facial development. The research … Continue reading

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Study: SUIDS May Be Undervalued Due To Miscalculations By Medical Examiners

A new study revealed that coroners and medical examiners in the United States might not precisely classify some sudden unexpected infant deaths or SUIDs, because some of them follow different procedures when classifying and investigating such deaths. The research team … Continue reading

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Despite Effective Therapy – Reservoirs Of Latent HIV Can Multiply And Possibly Reactivate

New evidence discovered by Johns Hopkins researchers reveals that immune cells infected with a latent form of HIV are capable of proliferating and refilling the reservoir of virus immune to antiretroviral drug therapy. In most cases, HIV can effectively be … Continue reading

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University Of Maryland Using Amish Volunteers To Study Effects Of Secondhand Smoke

Many Amish living in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania grow their own tobacco. Amish men smoke the tobacco in cigarettes, pipes and cigars to keep with traditional gender roles. While, most Amish women are more apt to avoid it. Researchers at the … Continue reading

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New Study Reveals Feasible Path To Ending The HIV/AIDS Epidemic By 2025

A new study conducted by a team of researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, describes an aspiring, but very feasible path in the direction of what may have appeared too difficult to … Continue reading

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Newly Released Analysis Shows Maryland Is The Safest State For Teenage Drivers In 2016

An analysis released by CarInsurance.com, an online consumer guide, categorizes Maryland as the safest state for adolescent drivers in 2016. The independent insurance marketplace utilized five different metrics to rank the states. The metrics included strength of graduated-driving license (GDL) … Continue reading

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Men 70 & Older Should Not Undergo Prostate Cancer Screening

Since 2012, the American Cancer Society has been urging men at average risk, age 50 and older to be tested with the Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) serum test. However, new evidence has materialized that reveals the potential benefits of PSA testing … Continue reading

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A Pennsylvania Pain-Management Specialist Treats Chronic Back Pain With High-Frequency Electrical Impulses

Eighty percent of Americans will be affected by back pain at some point in their lifetime, while many people will recover after a few weeks of rest, others will not be so lucky. The onset of back pain can occur … Continue reading

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CDC Health Data Compares The Health Of Baltimore To Other U.S. Cities

According to a new website, produced by the CDC Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Baltimore scores better in 11 of 28 measures of health than the national average. Health data collected from … Continue reading

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