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Brain-imaging Tool Used To Identify Concussion-related Abnormal Brain Proteins In Retired NFL Players
2013-01-22 15:04:06

Sports-related concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries have grabbed headlines in recent months, as the long-term damage they can cause becomes increasingly evident among both current and former athletes. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that millions of these injuries occur each year.

Is Obesity Genetic? Study Points To new Link Between DNA And Body Fat
2013-01-09 09:56:46

Researchers recently found that genetics can affect how a person’s body-fat levels react to a fast-food diet, adding further fuel to the debate over whether genes or environment are the main culprit in obesity.

2012-12-06 05:01:11

Understated and inviting, this budget-friendly information kiosk/guard booth sets the standard for flexibility Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 05, 2012

Excessive Health Care Spending In The US
2012-10-31 04:10:15

A new study by researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles found that, by redirecting excessive spending of $750 billion each year, the U.S. could increase the health and well being of citizens.

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Anna Fisher
2012-09-05 10:20:17

Anna Fisher is an American chemist and a NASA astronaut. She was born Anna Lee Tingle on August 24, 1949 in New York City. She grew up in San Pedro, California and graduated from San Pedro High School in 1967. She went on to attend the University of California Los Angeles, where she received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry in 1971. Fisher remained at UCLA to start graduate school in chemistry, focusing on x-ray crystallographic studies, and received her Doctorate of Medicine in 1976.  The...

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