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Know the Dos and Don’ts for Fall Clean-u…

October 6, 2012 by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

What orthopaedic surgeons want you to know   Home chores never seem to get erased from the to-do-list and with several holidays around the corner this fall, many of those tasks move even higher on that list. As part...

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Boosting Natural Marijuana-like Brain Ch…

September 29, 2012 by University of California

UCI study points to role endocannabinoids play in common genetic cause of autism   American and European scientists have found that increasing natural marijuana-like chemicals in the brain can help correct behavioral issues related to fragile X syndrome...

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Drug Pushing in the New Europe

September 23, 2011 by University of Cambridge

A new study reveals how drug reimbursement policy in Poland is leaving gaping loopholes for pharmaceutical firms to exploit, raising questions about other, post-communist, EU member states   This may be part of a broader syndrome of the...

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Understanding Alcohol and Drug Addiction…

August 24, 2012 by Paige Taylor

Recent years show a significant increase in drug and alcohol addiction in women When you think of addiction, images of haggard men struggling to cope with drugs and alcohol may come to mind. However, recent years show...

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Few Teens Undergo Pregnancy Testing in E…

October 19, 2012 by American Academy of Pediatrics

Pregnancy Testing Rates Among Adolescent Emergency Department Patients   Few adolescent females undergo pregnancy testing in the hospital emergency department (ED), even when they complain of lower abdominal pain, or before they are exposed to radiation for tests...

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Autistic Adults Have Unreliable Neural R…

September 19, 2012 by New York University

Autistic adults have unreliable neural sensory responses to visual, auditory, and touch stimuli   This poor response reliability, the study’s authors conclude, appears to be a fundamental neural characteristic of autism. “We are not suggesting that unreliable sensory —...

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