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- Study: Antibiotic-Resistant MRSA 'Superbug' Found In US Homes An anti-biotic resistant “superbug” that has long affected hospitals and other health-care locations around the world has now found a new “reservoir” location: inside U.S. homes.
- Study: Weight-Loss Surgery Alters Sense Of Taste, Smell According to a recent study, many patients have changes in their appetite, taste, and smell after weight-loss surgery.
- Study: Bacteria Can Survive Longer In Contact Lens Cleaning Solution Than Previously Known According to a new study, bacteria that can cause serious eye infections are able to survive longer in contact lens cleaning solution.
- Study: Link Between Pollen, Suicide Rates According to a study, pollen is a potential explanation for the seasonal effects on suicide rates.
- Hospital Radiology Technician Pleads Guilty To Faking Mammogram Results An ex-radiology technician accused of filing inaccurate mammogram results at a middle Georgia hospital has pleaded guilty to 10 counts of reckless conduct and a count of computer forgery.
- Study: Drowning A Leading Cause Of Accidental Deaths For Young Children Drowning replaces traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental deaths for boys age 1-4; second leading cause for girls in that age group.
- Study: Young Dads Have High Risk Of Suffering Depression According to a recent study, men who become fathers around age 25 have a 68 percent increase of depressions symptoms over the first five years of being dads if they live at the same home as their children.
- Study: Cancer Risk In E-Cigarette Vapors According to a new study, vapor from e-cigarettes damage human cells in much the same way as smoke from traditional cigarettes.
- Study: Prostate Cancer Tests Underestimate Aggressiveness of Disease A new study has found that prostate cancer tests underestimate the aggressiveness of the disease.
- Report: Millions Of Dollars Wasted On Flu Drugs Researchers have found that millions of dollars are wasted on flu drugs whose effectiveness is in doubt.