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19 Flu-Related Deaths in Delaware

The flu outbreak has caused 19 deaths in Delaware this season, officials said. »


Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome

Researchers identify genetic cause of Sturge-Weber syndrome, often associated with facial birthmarks, which means new trials and new hope for sufferers. »

Jefferson Scientists Find Clues to Safer Asthma Drug

Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia have identified a promising new drug target that points the way to a second generation of asthma treatments. »

Doctor Writes Phony Oxy Prescriptions: Authorities

State authorities said a North Jersey doctor conspired with a drug dealer and others to illegally distribute thousands of painkillers by writing fraudulent prescriptions for people he never treated. »


Walnuts Improve Brain Function: Study

Research done by UCLA shows that anti-oxidants in walnuts improve functions such as memory, concentration and processing speed. »

Word Choice on Twitter Measures a Community's Vital Signs

140 characters can say a lot about a community's well-being. »


Exercise Suggestion Time 'Unrealistic': Research

Some fitness experts suggest 150 minutes of weekly exercise, but new research shows that's unrealistic. »

New USDA Standards Follow Salmonella Outbreak

Standards proposed Wednesday by the Agriculture Department aim to reduce rates of salmonella and campylobacter, another pathogen that can cause symptoms similar to salmonella, in chicken parts, ground chicken... »

E-Cigs May Be More Toxic Than Real Cigarettes: Study

A new study suggests that formaldehyde levels in e-cigarettes may be five to 15 times higher than in regular cigarettes, NBC News reported. »

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