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Study: People Leave Medical Data Trail Online

A study by the University of Pennsylvania shows that some comapnies are tracking what people search when looking for medical information online. »

It Keeps Food Creamy — But Can It Help Make You Fat?

New research suggests that a common ingredient in creamy processed foods — like ice cream and mayonnaise — might make people not only fatter, but also prone to diseases like diabetes, NBC News reported. »

NJ Drugmaker Grants Free License to HIV Medicine

Drugmaker Merck has granted a free license allowing one of its HIV medicines to be made and sold inexpensively for use in young children in poor countries hard hit by the AIDS virus. »

Hand Washing Dishes May Prevent Allergies: Study

Washing dishes might be the best chore for a kid. Doing dishes by hand instead of using a dishwasher might prevent or reduce allergies in children, according to a Swedish study published in the journal... »

Study Shows Link Between ADHD and Premature Death

People with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are twice as likely to die earlier than those without the condition, according to a new research published Wednesday in The Lancet, NBC News reported. »


Maya's Story: Girl Battles Cancer 2nd Time

It's a medical mystery why Maya Rigler has developed cancer twice in her young life. While Maya has the best doctors and the prayers of two area synagogues on her side, this 10-year-old also has her own way... »

Moms Want Medical Marijuana for Sick Kids

A bill to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania is getting a second look Wednesday in the state Senate. It's been about a year since the first hearing on the matter in the Legislature, and, since then, it's... »

Legislators Eye Medicaid Funding

Legislative budget writers are continuing their review of budget requests for one of Delaware's biggest government agencies, the Department of Health and Social Services. »

Study Finds Molecular Link Between Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego, believe they have discovered the "root cause" of Type 2 diabetes — a molecular link between obesity and diabetes that may lead to new... »

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