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  • Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives

    Critics pounce on Coke, Pepsi health initiatives
    Sodas, sports drinks and other sugary beverages are an unhealthy choice for kids, according to the nation's leading pediatricians' group, which strictly opposes the sale and advertising of the products in schools. Yet Coca-Cola's Live Positively slogan...
  • Q&A on fertility with Dr. Pasquale Patrizio

    Q&A on fertility with Dr. Pasquale Patrizio
    In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility." Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
  • Best Dermatologist

    Best Dermatologist
    1) Dr. Kalman Watsky Dr. Kalman Watsky practices dermatology at 330 Orchard St. in New Haven, adjacent to San Raphael's Hospital, where he is the section chief of Dermatology, and finds it a "little weird" to have his practice featured in a Reader's...
  • New MRI reduces stress of test

    New MRI reduces stress of test
    Hadiya Jackson is feeling anxious as she awaits her MRI. The Lake Park High School gymnast banged her knee doing a back walkover on the beam, and she's hoping it's not fractured. Jackson slides her left leg into a circular tube in a new MRI machine that'...
  • Aging out of health care?

    Aging out of health care?
    More than 11 years ago, at age 89, Mary Cipolla, of Roselle, went through surgery for a rare type of pancreatic cancer, a "Hail Mary" procedure that removed parts of her stomach, pancreas, bile duct, gallbladder and small intestine — and saved her...
  • Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine

    Federal center pays good money for suspect medicine
    Thanks to a $374,000 taxpayer-funded grant, we now know that inhaling lemon and lavender scents doesn't do a lot for our ability to heal a wound. With $666,000 in federal research money, scientists examined whether distant prayer could heal AIDS. It could...
  • Stand up for patients

    Recently The Times disclosed that Blue Cross of California was asking physicians to report patient conditions that could be used to cancel medical coverage. Amid the furor of physicians all over California, the leadership of the California Medical Assn....
  • Dr. Stanley I. Greenspan dies at 68; documented developmental milestones of early childhood

    Dr. Stanley I. Greenspan dies at 68; documented developmental milestones of early childhood
    Dr. Stanley I. Greenspan, a psychiatrist who documented the developmental milestones of early childhood and developed the widely used "Floor Time" method for teaching children with autism and other developmental disorders, died April 27 at Suburban...
  • My Word: UCF's medical school -- at last

    On Monday we begin a new chapter in Central Florida history by welcoming the charter class of students to the University of Central Florida's College of Medicine. They are here because of their enterprising spirits, passion for medicine, commitment to...
  • Many Returning Troops Struggle To Reconnect

    From a distance, the more than 11,000 state residents who have returned from war in the past five years have disappeared seamlessly into the Connecticut landscape — back to colleges, spouses, civilian or military jobs. But up close, the...
  • Detachable needles on syringes promote hepatitis C transmission, study says

     
    The high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......
  • Living Wills: Have They Failed?

    Living Wills: Have They Failed?
    The great health reform debate over alleged death panels has fizzled. Lawmakers guaranteed that by stripping provisions supporting end-of-life planning from legislation enacted. What remains is the status quo. It's left to individuals to decide if they...