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Formerly conjoined twins celebrate first birthday

Emmett and Owen Ezell and their parents celebrated with a visit to the hospital where the boys were separated

Former Bear Sterns Chair Alan 'Ace' Greenberg dies

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Ananth BaligaNEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- Former Bear Stearns executive Alan Greenberg, credited with creating the global financial investment bank and leading it through the recession, died Friday.

Kellan Lutz shares throwback photo of 'The Expendables 3' set

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Kellan Lutz shares throwback photo of 'The Expendables 3' set
Veronica LinaresSAN DIEGO, July 25 (UPI) -- Kellan Lutz took to Twitter Thursday to invite fans to stop by {i:The Expendables 3} booth at Comic-Con in San Diego this week.

How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

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How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps
Instagram may be designed for smartphones, but you've probably noticed that the best photos have a distinctly non-camera-phone vibe to them. Savvy Instagrammers post high-quality DSLR or point-and-shoot photos instead. You can create a high-quality Instagram feed, too, with a little help from Dropbox and your iOS or Android device.Step One: Transfer and pre-process your images The goal is to get the photo off your camera and onto a phone or mobile device with the Instagram app installed. The first step starts ... more
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Carjackers drive into crowd in Philadelphia, killing 2 children

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Frances BurnsPHILADELPHIA, July 25 (UPI) -- Two carjackers lost control of a stolen SUV and drove into a group of people at a fruit stand Friday morning, killing two children, Philadelphia police said.


Total darkness at night is key to success of breast cancer therapy -- Tulane study

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(Tulane University) Exposure to light at night, which shuts off nighttime production of the hormone melatonin, renders breast cancer completely resistant to tamoxifen, a widely ... more

Exposure to dim light at night may make breast cancers resistant to tamoxifen

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(American Association for Cancer Research) For rats bearing human breast tumors, exposure to dim light at night made the tumors resistant to the breast cancer ... more

Informed consent: False positives not a worry in lung cancer study

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(Brown University) A new study of participants in the National Lung Screening Trial finds that a false positive screen result -- a screening test in ... more

Is Europe putting cancer research at risk?

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(European Society for Medical Oncology) The European Society for Medical Oncology has expressed concern that the proposed EU General Data Protection Regulation could make cancer ... more

Brain tumor causes and risk factors elude scientists

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(Case Western Reserve University) Today, nearly 700,000 people in the US are living with a brain tumor, and yet, when it comes to pinpointing causes ... more
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Patient and professional attitudes towards research in general practice: the RepR qualitative study

published Sun, Jul 20 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Since the 1990s, professional institutions worldwide have emphasised the need to develop research in general practice to improve the health of the population. The ... more

Reliability of a wellness inventory for use among adolescent females aged 12-14 years

published Sun, Jul 20 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: The wellness construct has application in a number of fields including education, healthcare and counseling, particularly with regard to female adolescents. The effective measurement ... more

Sex trafficking awareness and associated factors among youth females in Bahir Dar town, North-West Ethiopia: a community based study

published Tue, Jul 15 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Sex trafficking is a contemporary issue in both developed and developing countries. The number of trafficked women and young girls has increased globally. Females ... more

Analysis of three strategies to increase screening coverage for cervical cancer in the general population of women aged 60 to 70 years: the CRICERVA study

published Tue, Jul 15 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Cervical cancer is a frequently diagnosed cancer in women worldwide. Despite having easy preventive and therapeutic approaches, it is an important cause of mortality ... more

Understanding cervical cancer: an exploration of lay perceptions, beliefs and knowledge about cervical cancer among the Acholi in northern Uganda

published Mon, Jul 14 2014 19:00 GMT
Background: Cervical cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in Uganda; yet community understanding of the disease is limited. We explored community perceptions, beliefs ... more