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Scientists Tie Newly Identified Gene To Major Breast Cancer Risk

AP | Posted 08.07.2014 | Healthy Living

It's long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene ...

Alzheimer's Summit: Some Rare Good News

George Vradenburg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
George Vradenburg

It is understandable that there is a limited appetite for healthcare investment in the U.S. and around the globe today. Purse-strings are tight, and the outcomes of healthcare investment can seem far in the distance. But this is mistaken.

National Stress Awareness Day: How The Stress You Feel Today Could Affect Your Future

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.19.2012 | Fifty

Were you really grumpy when you lost power during Hurricane Sandy? If so, you may be more likely to suffer negative health consequences 10 years down ...

Eat Less, Live More? Science, the Media and Health Behavior

Joseph F. Coughlin | Posted 09.26.2012 | Science
Joseph F. Coughlin

Science, in the media and in public discussion, means that anything that runs counter to the dominant myth of how science is done and how knowledge is generated is subject to public question at best, and more often harsh criticism or humor.