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Latest Rochester Medical Center Stories

2010-12-13 14:04:01

Children living in apartments are exposed to secondhand smoke even when no one smokes inside their own unit.

2010-12-07 19:07:28

The gap in flu vaccination rates between elderly whites, African-Americans and Hispanics is amplified when vaccine supply is limited or delayed.

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2010-12-07 07:53:07

Only the fragile chicken egg stands between Americans and a flu pandemic that would claim tens of thousands more lives than are usually lost to the flu each year.

2010-12-03 16:13:01

While questions persist about the best ways to detect breast cancer early, a CT imaging system developed at the University of Rochester Medical Center and first unveiled five years ago is in a better position today to enter the fray -- at least in a supporting role to conventional mammography.

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2010-12-02 12:11:43

A widely used arthritis drug reduces the incidence of non-melanoma skin cancers – the most common cancers in humans.

2010-11-29 16:49:01

In an attempt to help children with autism learn the building blocks of creativity, researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) tapped a toy box staple for help – legos.

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2010-11-29 11:58:31

Adolescents and young adults are most likely to abuse prescription medications -- yet prescription rates for controlled medications, or drugs the Drug Enforcement Administration deems as having the potential for abuse, have nearly doubled for those age groups in the past 14 years.

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2010-11-23 14:40:00

Never mind conflict with the in-laws; it’s cake vs cranberry, pie vs wine.

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2010-11-19 14:30:00

Many studies support the assertion that moderate drinking is beneficial when it comes to cardiovascular health, and for the first time scientists have discovered that a well-known molecule, called Notch, may be behind alcohol’s protective effects.

2010-10-18 13:38:09

Increasing the amount that physicians are reimbursed by Medicaid for administering influenza shots may raise vaccination rates among poor children.


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The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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