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Vitamin Supplements

Study Says Vitamin Supplements May Not Be A Good Idea

Vitamins and other dietary supplements are a $30 billion per year industry, and half of all Americans take them. But could you be wasting your money, or even hurting yourself?

12/16/2013

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Researchers Link Baby’s Eye Gazes With Possible Autism Diagnosis

Using eye-tracking technology similar to that used to train doctors in laparoscopic surgery, Emory University researchers have been able to watch and quantify a baby’s gaze between 2 and 6 months old.

11/06/2013

Sprite may stem the effects of a hangover, according to a study released Sept. 2013 (credit: Facebook/Sprite)

Hungover? Research Indicates Sprite May Be Cure-All

A study published in the September 2013 issue of Food and Function showed that chemicals in the non-caffeinated beverage can halt that awful next-day feeling.

10/09/2013

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Dr. Max Gomez: Symptoms Of Brain Disease Can Appear Years In Advance

Evidence continues to mount that repeated concussions can lead to brain damage. As CBS 2′s Dr Max Gomez reported, brain disease and its associated symptoms can develop years before the final diagnosis.

08/21/2013

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Report: Gov Cuomo Signs Legislation To Fund Further Breast Cancer Research

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed legislation to authorize the state’s Breast Cancer Research and Education Fund to fund grant proposals to map the incidence of breast cancer in New York.

07/14/2013

AIDS Walk New York 2010 (Photo: AIDS Walk New York/Flickr)

Thousands Set To Step Off Sunday For AIDS Walk New York

Thousands of people on Sunday will take part in the 2013 AIDS Walk, to raise money for awareness about HIV/AIDS.

05/18/2013

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Candidate: Anthony Weiner Should Run For Mayor

Former New York U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner is spending what were once his campaign funds on polling and campaign research.

03/16/2013

Sen. Schumer Pushes Bill For Childhood Brain Tumor Research

The New York Democrat said brain tumors are the second most prevalent cancer for children. His National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act would coordinate research into the causes and ways to prevent the disease.

05/25/2011

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HealthWatch: Fish Oil And Alzheimer’s Disease

Every 70 seconds, someone in America develops Alzheimer’s – and as the population ages, that number will go up. Finding a cure to the disease has never been more important, but one prominent natural therapy may not actually be beneficial.

11/02/2010

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Study: Early Retirement Can Lead To Decline In Brain Function

New research has found a link between early retirement and a decline in memory and brain function. The basis of the study was a simple memory test, given in 13 countries to people 50 and older.

10/13/2010

Brooke Ellison (Photo/Sophia Hall)

Quadriplegic Woman Fighting For Stem Cell Research

Despite the controversial nature of the issue, Brooke Ellison said support for stem cell research could be the hope she has been looking for.

08/27/2010