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US military planes arrive at epicenter of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia | Six U.S. military planes arrived in the Ebola hot zone Thursday with more Marines, as West Africa's leaders pleaded for the world's help in dealing with "a tragedy unforeseen in modern times."

October 09, 2014 5:15 pm Related

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found.

October 08, 2014 9:46 am
Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

Why isn't there a treatment or vaccine for Ebola?

FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 29, 2007, file photo, A 43 year old Congolese patient, center, who has been confirmed to have Ebola hemorrhagic fever, following laboratory tests, is comforted by Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders) nurse Isabel Grovas, left, and Doctor Hilde Dec…

August 01, 2014 2:10 pm

Study: Concussions less prevalent in young players

INDIANAPOLIS | A new study shows youth football players are diagnosed with fewer concussions than other injuries.

February 19, 2014 6:30 pm
Teen inspired to seek career in medical research

Teen inspired to seek career in medical research

The passing of her triplet sister inspired South Holland teen Hannah Ter Haar to pursue a career in genetics research.

December 19, 2013 12:00 am

Evansville health care campus moves forward

EVANSVILLE, Ind. | Evansville-area leaders have taken a major step forward in their efforts to expand medical education in southwestern Indiana with the signing of letters of intent to participate in a new interdisciplinary health science research and education campus.

October 19, 2013 3:53 pm
Colts raise money for leukemia research

Colts raise money for leukemia research

INDIANAPOLIS | The Colts used some down time Saturday night to support coach Chuck Pagano and raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Indiana.

November 10, 2012 10:14 pm Photos

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 Professor's research targets tumors

Professor's research targets tumors

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. | Gabe Spalding is sculpting light to try to kill tumors and pain centers while preserving surrounding healthy tissue in the human body.

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Professor's research targets tumors

Professor's research targets tumors

Gabe Spalding, a professor of physics at Illinois Wesleyan University, describes his research in a lab at the school's Center for Natural Science Building in Bloomington, Ill. Spalding is directing international, cutting-edge research in which physicists are working with biomedical researche…

September 23, 2012 12:00 am
Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

Two studies have raised gnawing worries about the safety of vitamin supplements and a host of questions.

March 22, 2012 9:00 am Photos

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Babies try lip-reading when learning to talk

Babies try lip-reading when learning to talk

Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. Scientists discovered that starting around age 6 months, babies begin shifting from the intent eye gaze of early infancy to studying mouths when people talk to them.

January 23, 2012 9:00 am
Study: Babies try lip-reading in learning to talk

Study: Babies try lip-reading in learning to talk

Babies don't learn to talk just from hearing sounds. New research suggests they're lip-readers too.

January 22, 2012 12:00 am
More kids skip school shots in 8 states

More kids skip school shots in 8 states

A rising number of parents in more than half of states are opting out of school shots for their kids. And in eight states, more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners do not get all the vaccines required for attendance, an Associated Press analysis found.

December 04, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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Where you live can help determine your health, studies say

Where you live can help determine your health, studies say

BALTIMORE — Sabrina Oliver looked forward to good schools and safer streets when she moved her family from her crime-ridden and trash-strewn West Baltimore neighborhood to the suburbs, but was surprised to discover another benefit as well — a dramatic improvement in their health.

November 26, 2011 12:00 am
Panel: Boys should get HPV vaccine given to girls

Panel: Boys should get HPV vaccine given to girls

A vaccine against cervical cancer hasn't been all that popular for girls. It may be even a harder sell for boys now that it's been recommended for them too.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
Kids' ER concussion visits up 60 percent over decade

Kids' ER concussion visits up 60 percent over decade

The number of athletic children going to hospitals with concussions is up 60 percent in the past decade, a finding that is likely due to parents and coaches being more careful about treating head injuries, according to a new federal study.

October 13, 2011 8:00 am
Study: Whooping cough vaccination fades in 3 years

Study: Whooping cough vaccination fades in 3 years

The whooping cough vaccine given to babies and toddlers loses much of its effectiveness after just three years, which is a lot faster than doctors believed, and that could help explain a recent series of outbreaks in the U.S. among children who were fully vaccinated, a study suggests.

September 22, 2011 12:00 am

Treatment for seniors with muscle atrophy researched

Muscle atrophy in older people is a big problem, but a common blood pressure drug shows promise in regenerating muscle and also in protecting against its wasting away from inactivity.

May 23, 2011 7:00 am

Revisiting ADHD and Ritalin

Fifteen years ago, Dr. Lawrence H. Diller ignited a national debate over the steep rise in children being diagnosed with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and treated with stimulant medication.

May 19, 2011 7:15 am
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