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Report: Heavy Kids Often Don't See Themselves As Overweight
WASHINGTON, DC (CBS) – Overweight kids may not see themselves as overweight, a new survey reveals. The data, which is from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition Survey, shows that appro...
Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine
Wall Street Journal
An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline PLC filed with regulators Thursday could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but rival company Sanaria Inc. has a potentially more effective shot in the works....
Cards, and Love, Keep Pouring In for Little Boy Battling Cancer
Over 15,000 cards have been mailed to Danny Nickerson, the 5-year-old battling cancer who is turning 6 Friday. The Massachusetts boy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor known as diffuse intrinsic pontine gliom...
(MedPage Today) -- Medicare officials have begun exempting some patients from the controversial requirement that limits nursing home coverage to seniors admitted to a hospital for at least 3 days.
Posted: July 24, 2014, 4:30 pm
(MedPage Today) -- In January, we asked three noted neurologists, "What do you anticipate will be the most important clinical development in Alzheimer's disease in 2014?" Now, at the half-year mark, we check in with them again to ask how their predictions are holding up.
Posted: July 24, 2014, 4:00 pm
(MedPage Today) -- A 40-year-old woman presents for a pruritic eruption in her scalp, around her eyes, on her chest, shoulders, and hands. She has had the rash for approximately two months. She notes generalized fatigue. ? She reports difficulty going up two flights of stairs to her apartment ? She is otherwise healthy, and takes no medications.
Posted: July 24, 2014, 3:38 pm