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  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Vaccine approved for anal cancer prevention

    Gardasil, the vaccine that can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in girls, has won the FDA's blessing as a vaccine to prevent anal cancer, a rare but growing diagnosis in the United States. The drug agency's approval for Gardasil as an anal cancer...
  • Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll

    Dick Clark dies at 82; he introduced America to rock 'n' roll
    Dick Clark, the youthful-looking television personality who literally introduced rock 'n' roll to much of the nation on "American Bandstand" and for four decades was the first and last voice many Americans heard each year with his New Year's Eve...
  • Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave

    Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave
    Assistant football coach Mike McQueary has been placed on administrative leave, and fired coach Joe Paterno has hired a lawyer, the latest steps in the unfolding Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State. McQueary was the witness...
  • Joe Paterno Says He Felt Inadequate to Handle Child Sex Abuse Allegation

    Joe Paterno Says He Felt Inadequate to Handle Child Sex Abuse Allegation
    UNIVERSITY PARK, Penn. --Legendary football coach Joe Paterno, who was ousted from Penn State University over an alleged child sex abuse scandal, told the Washington Post he felt inadequate to deal with the initial allegation of abuse. Paterno, the all-...
  • UCF trustees to discuss IRS audit today

     
    UCF's chief financial officer, Bill Merck, will give trustees an update this morning on the Internal Revenue Service's ongoing audit of Florida's largest public university. UCF is one of more than 30 colleges the IRS has been auditing over the past couple...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • Former FBI Director Louis Freeh To Lead Penn State Probe.

     
    The Associated Press reports: Former FBI director Louis Freeh, tapped to lead Penn State's investigation into the child sex-abuse allegations against a former assistant football coach, said his inquiry will go as far back as 1975, a much longer period.......
  • Ex-FBI director Louis Freeh takes reins of Penn State inquiry

     
    Former FBI head Louis Freeh is launching a probe into the child sex-abuse scandal rocking Penn State....
  • Romance writers learn about women and heart disease

     
    Here's some health news out of the Romance Writers of America conference, taking place at the Walt Disney World Dolphin through Saturday. The American Heart Association tells us: Romance novels usually affect readers’ hearts by tugging at the heart...
  • American Kennel Club, Pfizer Inc. announce partnership for dog disease research

     
    TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday its animal health unit and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation entered an exclusive partnership on new areas of research on dog diseases and treatments. Pfizer said the goal is to strengthen......
  • Jack Mackenroth of ‘Project Runway’ brings his ‘Living Positive’ message to Orlando

     
    Former  Project Runway contestant Jack Mackenroth will bring his national HIV education campaign, Living Positive By Design, to the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) in Orlando, Sunday through Wednesday. Mackenroth is designing a Living Posit...