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How soon should parents talk to kids about alcohol?

Kids need to start learning about it younger than you might think, pediatricians say

Healthier Happy Meals: Would new law make a difference?

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New research looks at the potential impact of a bill that would require healthier kids' menus at fast food restaurants

Ohio State's Urban Meyer punishes students with pushups for wearing blue

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Ohio State's Urban Meyer punishes students with pushups for wearing blue
Alex ButlerCOLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- There is no reason to be blue in Columbus, following Ohio State's National Championship season.

Everett Golson will start at QB for Florida State

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Everett Golson will start at QB for Florida State
The Sports Xchange Everett Golson, a senior transfer from Notre Dame, will start for Florida State in the season opener against Texas State on Sept. 5.

Report: Oakland Raiders waive RB Trent Richardson

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Report: Oakland Raiders waive RB Trent Richardson
The Sports Xchange Running back Trent Richardson, who was the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, was released by the Oakland Raiders on Monday, ESPN.com reported.


Inducing metabolic catastrophe in cancer cells

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(Rockefeller University Press) Researchers at Harvard Medical School describe a way to force cancer cells to destroy a key metabolic enzyme they need to survive.

NCI awards SPORE grant to multiple myeloma research team from Mayo Clinic Cancer Center

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(Mayo Clinic) A team of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center scientists has been awarded a Specialized Program of Research Excellence (SPORE) grant in multiple myeloma from ... more

MACC1 gene is an independent prognostic biomarker for survival in Klatskin tumor patients

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(Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association) Bile duct cancer is rare and is usually detected too late. Often only extensive liver ... more

Raising pay can reduce smoking rates

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(University of California - Davis Health System) In addition to restricting when and where tobacco is used at work, UC Davis Health System research shows ... more

Using nanotechnology to fight cancer

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(Northwestern University) Northwestern University, a leader in cancer nanotechnology research, has received a five-year, $11.7 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to use nanotechnology ... more
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“It is meaningful; I feel that I can make a difference” -A qualitative study about GPs’ experiences of work at nursing homes in Sweden

published Fri, Aug 28 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Swedish nursing homes (NH) have limited capacity. As a result elderly people living in NH represent the part of the elderly population in most ... more

Cardiovascular response to short-term fasting in menstrual phases in young women: an observational study

published Thu, Aug 27 2015 19:00 GMT
Background: Menstrual cycle-related symptoms are an important health issue for many women, and some may affect cardiac autonomic regulation. In the present study, we evaluated ... more

Sequential Simulation (SqS): an innovative approach to educating GP receptionists about integrated care via a patient journey – a mixed methods approach

published Thu, Aug 27 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: An evaluation of an effective and engaging intervention for educating general practice (GP) receptionists about integrated care and the importance of their role within ... more

Multiple physical and mental health comorbidity in adults with intellectual disabilities: population-based cross-sectional analysis

published Thu, Aug 27 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Adults with intellectual disabilities have increased early mortality compared with the general population. However, their extent of multimorbidity (two or more additional conditions) compared ... more

Relationship between bone mineral density, its associated physiological factors, and tooth loss in postmenopausal Korean women

published Wed, Aug 26 2015 07:00 GMT
Background: Previous studies have proposed a relationship between bone mineral density (BMD) and oral health. However, the relationship between BMD and tooth loss in female ... more