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  1. Mom's Age at Childbirth Tied to Son's Risk for Type 2 DiabetesRead the original story w/Photo

    24 min ago |

    A woman's age at childbirth may influence how well her son is able to metabolize sugar by the time he becomes an adult, new Belgian research suggests. In essence, the study suggests that boys born to mothers under the age of 25 or over the age of 34 could face a higher risk for adult type 2 diabetes.


  2. What Parents Need To Know About Preventable Deaths In ChildrenRead the original story

    25 min ago |

    I'm a career success coach, leadership trainer, author and speaker dedicated to the advancement of women. I run a career and leadership consulting and training firm -- Ellia Communications -- that offers programs, training and resources for career growth.


  3. Specially Trained Pooch Sniffs Out Thyroid CancerRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago |

    Could a trained "sniffer dog" someday replace costly, invasive techniques used to spot thyroid cancer? That's the promise of an early report on one such canine, a German Shepherd mix named Frankie. A team at the University of Arkansas in Little Rock said that Frankie can accurately sniff out cases of thyroid cancer when presented with patients' urine samples.


  4. Aeterna Zentaris Announces Pricing of US$37 Million Public Offering of Common Shares and WarrantsRead the original story

    25 min ago | Canada NewsWire

    Each Unit consists of one common share, 0.75 of a Series A warrant to purchase one common share, and 0.50 of a Series B warrant to purchase one common share, at a purchase price of .62 per Unit.


  5. Spared jail: Drug dealer, 27, caught with range of substancesRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Swindon Advertiser

    A DRUG dealer who was caught with hundreds of pounds worth of stock when the car he was in was stopped by police has been spared jail. James Buckby, 27, was one of five young men in the vehicle when police officers pulled it over in Elgin Drive on the afternoon of Tuesday, May 13. In a bag Buckby was found to have ecstasy, diazepam - the chemical name for valium - ketamine and former legal high Alpha-PVP.


  6. Amgen's portfolio threatened as FDA paves path for lower-cost drugsRead the original story w/Photo

    25 min ago | Pacific Business Times

    Zarxio, the first biopharmaceutical copycat approved in the U.S., will pave the way for lower-cost alternatives to existing treatments. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved its first-ever biosimilar, a drug known as Zarxio that mimics Amgen's chemotherapy drug Neupogen, placing the Thousand Oaks-based biotech giant under peaked pressure to bring new treatments to market.


  7. Deadly Bird Flu Strain Jeopardizes Turkey ExportsRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | ABC News

    More than 40 countries have banned poultry imports from Minnesota after a highly pathogenic strain of avian influenza wiped out a flock of 15,000 birds in about a week. Health officials in the country's largest turkey-producing state say the strain is unlikely to infect humans, and the head of the state's turkey farming association says he's "guardedly optimistic" the flu can be contained.


  8. Medical records company to hire 50 for 'grout between the tiles' software playRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Business Journal

    Joel French is CEO of SCI Solutions, a company that streamlines the messy world of electronic medical records to improve provider and patient communication. If you go to your primary care physician and get a referral to a specialist, it's easier to lose track of that hard-copy referral and never make an appointment than it would be if your doctor scheduled that appointment for you.


  9. Simon Mirtschin planning final year of his life after brain cancer diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Age

    In the second week of January he married the love of his life, Sarah, in a bohemian-themed ceremony held in their Mayfield backyard. When they weren't working, they'd be snorkelling at the beach, going out for coffee, eating good food or going camping - just lots of normal things people in their 20s do.


  10. Massive Schenectady fire affects 60 people; possible fatalitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    The Fire Chief in the city says there are up to 60 people affected by the massive fire Friday morning. He also believes there is more than 1 person unaccounted for.


  11. Naked man tries to steal cop carRead the original story w/Photo

    28 min ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Officers say a naked man tried to steal a police cruiser, after they responded to calls that the man was dancing around in the middle of the road. The officer got out of his car and approached Burns, who flipped up his middle finger, and then tried to jump into the drivers seat of the patrol car.


  12. Huntington Hospital nurses to vote on unionRead the original story w/Photo

    29 min ago | Pasadena Star-News

    The National Labor Relations Board will conduct an election April 15-16 at the hospital's Braun Auditorium, asking nurses if they want representation by the California Nurses Association. Polls will be open from 5 to 9 a.m.; 1 to 4 p.m.; and 5 to 9 p.m. NLRB officials will count the ballots, which needs a simple majority to pass.


  13. Holder declines comment on possible charges against senatorRead the original story

    30 min ago | WTVC

    Attorney General Eric Holder is declining to say if he has approved the filing of corruption charges against New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez. CNN first reported that the Justice Department is preparing to bring criminal corruption charges against the lawmaker centering on his relationship with a Florida ophthalmologist, Dr. Salomon Melgen.


  14. Hall & Oates sue Haulin' Oats and gluten-free pita chips debut StatesideRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Food Industry

    Hall & Oates haul US granola cereal brand Haulin' Oats before the courts in NYC, the EU funds a research project on Healthy Minor Cereals and the US gets its first taste of gluten-free pita chips. 80s pop rockers Daryl Hall and John Oates are suing Brooklyn cereal firm Haulin' Oats alleging trademark infringement via a phonetic play on their name Hall & Oates.


  15. Doctors refine their cardiac skills at ACEP conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | KSFY

    ... it much more effectively." said Dr. Scott VanKeulen, an emergency physician with the Avera Medical Group Emergency Medicine Mitchell. This simulation is all apart of the South Dakota chapter of the American College of Emergency Physician's winter ...


  16. REMINDER: FLOW Environmental Commissions Hold Green Fair March 7Read the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago |

    The Environmental Commissions of Franklin Lakes, Oakland and Wyckoff will host their first annual FLOW Green Fair on Saturday, March 7, in the Ramapo High School Cafeteria from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The FLOW Green Fair, which is free, will have exhibitors, all of whom have activities to demonstrate the benefits of sustainability, including the wonders of our local environment, conversion from electricity to gas to save power, and how to stop algae forming in your ponds using a floating wetland instead of expensive chemicals. Other exhibitors will show attendees how bees help the environment, how to enrich your garden for free and the value of rain water gardens.


  17. Study: 15 percent of toddlers in Boston are...Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... practices," lead study author Dr. Anne Merewood, associate professor of pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine, said in a statement . Maternal ethnicity and gender were factors contributing to a parent's tendency to give a child coffee. ...


  18. California's records on dentists in 1 mapRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    The Dental Board of California has disciplined hundreds of dentists for misconduct over the past several years, many for fraud, patient harm and incompetence. A U-T Watchdog investigation found that some repeat offenders continued to practice for years after the board first received complaints against them, including a San Diego dentist who set a woman's face on fire and went on to have a 15-year-old boy die in his care.


  19. Ohio says flu-related hospitalizations see slight increaseRead the original story

    35 min ago | WTOV9

    Ohio health officials say the number of flu-related hospitalizations rose slightly last week as an unusually severe season winds down. The Ohio Department of Health reported 135 hospitalizations from Feb. 22 to Feb. 28, up from 119 a week earlier.


  20. a FDA OKs Novartis' copy of Amgen's Neupogen cancer drugRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Business Journal

    The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first biosimilar drug in the U.S., Novartis AG's version of Amgen Inc.'s Neupogen cancer drug, paving the way for cheaper therapies to treat diseases. , which posted about $1.2 billion in global sales last year for Neupogen, a drug that treats cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy by increasing their white blood cell counts.