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No adverse side-effects have been observed in clinical trial of SARS vaccine

No adverse side-effects have been observed in clinical trial of SARS vaccine

First human cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi

First human cases of West Nile virus in Mississippi

Feeding strategies can have a profound effect on children's food preferences

Feeding strategies can have a profound effect on children's food preferences

Children’s playground injuries

Children’s playground injuries

Patients at low risk of dying after coronary artery bypass graft surgery fare better with high-volume surgeons

Patients at low risk of dying after coronary artery bypass graft surgery fare better with high-volume surgeons

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Structural microvascular changes, visible in the eye, may precede development of severe hypertension

Survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior

Survey reveals surprising insights into parental attitudes toward teenage sexual behavior

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Pregnant women with high levels of thyroid hormone may pass on toxins to their developing fetus

Million-dollar grant to trial potential stem cell therapies to repair injured spinal cords

Million-dollar grant to trial potential stem cell therapies to repair injured spinal cords

Alternative to hysterectomy for women with painful uterine fibroids

Alternative to hysterectomy for women with painful uterine fibroids

Significant number of pediatric physicians fail to diagnose Kawasaki disease

Significant number of pediatric physicians fail to diagnose Kawasaki disease

U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council launches health initiative to help Afghan women

U.S.-Afghan Women’s Council launches health initiative to help Afghan women

Retinal findings in children with severe forms of malaria appear related to disease outcomes such as prolonged coma and death

Retinal findings in children with severe forms of malaria appear related to disease outcomes such as prolonged coma and death

Trauma patients who test positive for methamphetamine are more likely to be admitted to the hospital

Trauma patients who test positive for methamphetamine are more likely to be admitted to the hospital

Elderly people in the U.S. are being inappropriately prescribed medications

Elderly people in the U.S. are being inappropriately prescribed medications

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Link between short-term hormone therapy (HT) and improvements in life quality for women with menopausal symptoms

Hospital anti-infection strategy probably won't work

Hospital anti-infection strategy probably won't work

Multicultural approach to health needed for well-being of indigenous people

Multicultural approach to health needed for well-being of indigenous people

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Premature babies grow up to have a portion of the brain smaller than normal

Alzheimer’s sufferers are more likely to have jobs that are less mentally challenging than people without Alzheimer’s disease

Alzheimer’s sufferers are more likely to have jobs that are less mentally challenging than people without Alzheimer’s disease