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About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

About 40 percent of U.S. adults ages 40 to 74 — millions of whom are Hispanic or Latino — currently have pre-diabetes

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

On-screen smoking by movie stars leads young teens to smoke

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Launch of the Jeffrey Modell Diagnostic Center for Primary Immunodeficiencies

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Iraqi doctors and senior nurses learn new techniques in head and neck cancer management

Iraqi doctors and senior nurses learn new techniques in head and neck cancer management

AIDS is the fifth leading killer of women aged 25-44

AIDS is the fifth leading killer of women aged 25-44

First university-based research center devoted to studying epigenetics

First university-based research center devoted to studying epigenetics

Massive disparities in medical school admissions by social class

Massive disparities in medical school admissions by social class

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

BMA comments on the Human Tissue Bill

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

Senior citizens cutting back on medications due to high costs

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

There are 9.8 million cancer survivors in the United States

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Eating fish during pregnancy produces children with better language and communication skills

Thailand aims to reduce HIV prevalence among adults to 1 percent by 2006

Thailand aims to reduce HIV prevalence among adults to 1 percent by 2006

Stubbing out smoking in all American workplaces would save more than 2,420 lives and $280 million

Stubbing out smoking in all American workplaces would save more than 2,420 lives and $280 million

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

Doctors failing to identify smoking in adolescents

£126.5 million in disability benefits unclaimed

£126.5 million in disability benefits unclaimed

Lead author of Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy to testify before congress on disability policy

Lead author of Disability Civil Rights Law and Policy to testify before congress on disability policy

Troubling signs of a future doctor shortages in California

Troubling signs of a future doctor shortages in California

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity

Sports medicine may help the national fight against pediatric obesity