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Vaccines have saved 732,000 lives over 20 years, CDC says via @USATODAY
Life-saving treatment for deadly C.diff infections -- fecal transplants -- get easier with freezing, nose tubes,
FDA announces long-awaited rules restricting e-cigarettes and cigars. Did they go too far? Not far enough?
Centenarians may be 100, but they feel only 83 My aunt Ruth is 90 but looks 75. Good skin care!
NIH director: 18% of young scientists considering leaving USA to get work funded, due to budget cuts. #science
NIH director: Budget cuts put U.S. science at risk. NIH now funds only 1/2 as many as grants.
So what's driving autism increase? Could be changes to microbiome, use of antibiotics, NIH director tells @USATODAY
NIH director Collins talks to @USATODAY. What's driving increase in autism? "It's most certainly NOT vaccines."
NIH director Francis Collins predicts big breakthroughs in next 5-10 yrs: universal flu shots, more via @USATODAY
Hospitals pushing faster stroke care get better results via @USATODAY
Scientists explore possibilities of mind reading via @USATODAY
Lyrid meteor shower coming on Earth Day #science
A roadside saliva test for pot use? Mich. lawmakers may enact one to catch impaired drivers,
Coke's 'pomegranate juice' includes just 0.3% pomegranate juice. Is that false advertising? #nutrition #health
Survey finds Americans largely optimistic about science: 80% think scientists will grow replacement organs in 50 yrs,
Many children still prescribed codeine despite safety concerns; 1 in 3 get no benefit at all, via @USATODAY
Spring allergy relief: Here's what to try first via @USATODAY
Poignant photo gallery: Faces of Alzheimer's, via @USATODAY
Childhood bullying can cause problems decades later via @USATODAY
With $245B spent on diabetes, telemedicine looks to cut the cost via @USATODAY
Obama hails health care sign-ups: 8 million and counting, via @USATODAY #aca #obamacare
Photographer takes pictures of Alzheimer's patients; says it helps ease pain of losing father to disease,
15% of Bostonians walk to work, highest rate in country. And, no surprise, city has lower obesity. How cities rate,
USA ranks far above other countries in medical costs: hospital stay $481/day in Spain, $4,293/day in U.S.
Apathy could signal brain shrinkage in old age via @USATODAY