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Tax on Sugary Beverages Could Most Reduce Child Obesity - 2014-08-29
"Simulations demonstrate that an excise tax on sugar-sweetened beverages would be the most effective policy for reducing child obesity, according to research published online Aug. 26 in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine." More

Take Steps to Control Bunions - 2014-08-29
"Ignoring these painful bumps will only make them worse, foot doctor says." More

Gene Research Yields Insights Into Ebola Virus - 2014-08-29
"Genetic research performed during the early days of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has given scientists unprecedented insight into how the virus mutates and spreads." More

Poor Prostate Cancer Knowledge Ups Decisional Conflict - 2014-08-29
"For economically disadvantaged men with newly diagnosed prostate cancer, poor knowledge about prostate cancer is associated with increased decisional conflict and lower perceived effectiveness of decision-making, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of Cancer." More

Surgery for Spinal Metastasis Up From 2000 to 2009 in U.S. - 2014-08-29
"From 2000 to 2009 there was an increase in surgical treatment for spinal metastasis in the United States, which was accompanied by increased complication rates and costs, according to a study published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal." More

Factors ID'd for Late Hospice Admission for Cancer Patients - 2014-08-29
"For patients with cancer, factors associated with late admission to hospice have been identified, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology." More

Group-Based Intervention Cuts Gestational Weight Gain in Obese - 2014-08-29
"A group-based weight management intervention can reduce gestational weight gain for obese women, according to a study published in the September issue of Obesity." More

Worse Outcomes for Weekend Admission for Pediatric Leukemia - 2014-08-29
"Children with newly diagnosed leukemia with an index admission on the weekend have an increased length of stay and risk for respiratory failure, according to a study published online Aug. 25 in JAMA Pediatrics." More

Monkey Trial Supports Ebola Drug That May Have Helped 2 Stricken Americans - 2014-08-29
"All 18 rhesus monkeys infected with the virus survived after getting the experimental medication, researchers report." More

Faced With Prostate Cancer, It Helps to Know the Enemy - 2014-08-29
"Men with little knowledge of the disease have trouble deciding on treatment, study finds." More

Scientists Find Differences in Brains of Those With Dyslexia - 2014-08-29
"Scans showed less connectivity in regions linked to reading." More

Encouraging Your Baby's Babbling May Speed Language Development - 2014-08-29
"Researchers found that when parents responded, infants began to form more complex sounds." More

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds - 2014-08-29
"Trends in tourism, migration may have contributed to its spread, researchers say." More

Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels - 2014-08-29
"Have the child check each snack's nutrition" More

Ebola Outbreak Could Infect 20,000 People, U.N. Says - 2014-08-28
"The deadly Ebola outbreak hitting four West African nations could eventually infect more than 20,000 people, the World Health Organization announced Thursday." More

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