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New Technology Helps ID Aggressive Early Breast Cancer

Researchers at the University of Michigan developed a new technology that can identify aggressive forms of ductal carcinoma in situ, or stage 0 breast cancer, from non-aggressive varieties.

Unexpected UT Southwestern Finding Links Cell Division, Glucose, and Insulin

Proteins that play key roles in the timing of cell division also moonlight in regulating blood sugar levels, UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have found.

Risk of Blindness From Spine Surgery Down Significantly

The risk of blindness caused by spinal fusion, one of the most common surgeries performed in the U.S., has dropped almost three-fold since the late 1990s, according to the largest study of the topic to date.

Ocean Medical Center Foundation Annual Golf Classic Raises $128,000

Ocean Medical Center Foundation raised $128,000 during its 26th Annual Golf Classic on June 13 at Manasquan River Golf Club in Brielle. Led by event chair Rob Harms, this year's Golf Classic saw a sold out course of 140 golfers compete in the tournament and raise money for the programs and services at Ocean Medical Center.

The Warning Signs of Mental Illness and Addiction

A UAB psychologist discusses addiction and recognizing the symptoms of mental illness in adults and children.

Resistant Starch May Benefit People with Metabolic Syndrome

The secret ingredient is in the flour, but its impact lies within the gut. Adding resistant starch to the diets of people with metabolic syndrome can improve bacteria in the gut, according to research from South Dakota State University. These changes help lower bad cholesterol and decrease inflammation associated with obesity.

Something to Think About: Meaning, Personal and Global

It is easier and more useful to make your life more meaningful than to search for the ultimate meaning of life. Dear friend, Our mind doesn’t have access to the ultimate meaning of life. Answers to questions about what the world is and how it was created can take us closer to the meaning. However, […]

Ovarian Cancer Genetics: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute

In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, we look into the genetics of ovarian cancer with Dr. Myra Wick. To listen, click the link below. Ovarian Cancer Genes

Mayo Clinic Minute: On the Trail With Tick Researchers

The most common tick-borne sickness in the U.S. is Lyme disease, but there are other lesser-known illnesses that also can be transmitted by a tick bite. And, although they are sometimes overlooked, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says these tick-borne diseases pose an increasing threat to public health. Show More Summary

California lawmakers send broad package of gun control bills to Gov. Jerry Brown

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Updates on California politics: State lawmakers vote on gun control package, D-Day for ballot measures June 30, 2016, 1:33 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching: Today is the final day for voter initiatives to qualify...

'Breaking a Monster' documents the fast rise of hard-rockin' middle-schoolers Unlocking the Truth

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Just when you thought you had seen every permutation of the “making of a band” documentary, along comes ‘Breaking a Monster,” a thoroughly engaging portrait of Unlocking the Truth, a heavy metal outfit composed of African American middle schoolers. Their rapid ascent from Flatbush in Brooklyn to...

Coastal Carolina defeats Arizona, 4-3, to win first College World Series title

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Coastal Carolina baseball Coach Gary Gilmore often said he just wanted his team to reach the College World Series. Until this week, he never imagined the Chanticleers would do so much more.  They're heading back to Conway, S.C., with the school's first national championship in any sport.  Coastal...

Donald Trump: 'We're better off paying a little bit more' for U.S.-made products

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Go behind Donald Trump's secret involvement in a campaign against an Indian tribe June 30, 2016, 1:59 p.m. Donald Trump returns to New Hampshire, site of his first GOP primary victory. Trump was once so involved in trying to block an Indian casino that he secretly approved attack ads President...

Sugar: 10 Reasons to Cut Back

Sugar has received attention lately as a major threat to human health. In a monumentally popular article in the New York Times, science writer and author of Good Carbs Bad Carbs, Gary Taubes asked the question, “Is Sugar Toxic?” He concluded that while the science on sugar isn’t conclusive, there are still very good reasons to […]

California attorney general subpoenas oil refiners in gas-price probe

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State Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris has issued subpoenas to oil refiners as part of an investigation into unusually high gasoline prices in California during the last year. California drivers paid pump prices that were as much as $1.50 higher than the rest of the nation since last summer. Gordon Schremp,...

Judge asks for more information in lawsuit challenging Sumner Redstone's mental capacity

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A Massachusetts judge on Thursday put off a decision on whether to toss out a lawsuit that challenges the mental competency of mogul Sumner Redstone, keeping alive a contentious fight over the future of media company Viacom Inc. Viacom Chief Executive Philippe Dauman brought the lawsuit late last...

Blinded coyote that gave birth to pups is euthanized

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A blind coyote that gave birth to four pups in captivity and became a social media sensation was euthanized on Wednesday by California wildlife officials.   Four months ago, someone shot the coyote in the head, leaving it blinded in both eyes. The wounded predator wandered for weeks in the Santa...

Counter-protesters charged with attacking KKK members during bloody Anaheim rally

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Seven counter-protesters have been charged with attacking members of the Ku Klux Klan during a so-called White Lives Matter rally that turned into a bloody melee in Anaheim earlier this year, prosecutors said Thursday. The demonstrators were all charged with misdemeanor assault or battery or resisting...

Fatal crash of Tesla Model S in autopilot prompts 'preliminary evaluation' by federal officials

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The National Highway Transportation Safety Board is opening a preliminary evaluation into Tesla’s autopilot feature, after the fatal crash of a Model S that was in self-driving mode, the electric automaker said Thursday. According to a blog post from Tesla Motors Inc., the car was on a unnamed,...

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