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This Is How Diabetes Swept The Nation

This Is How Diabetes Swept The Nation
npr.org — When it comes to diabetes, just about everyone has heard there's an epidemic upon us. In 2010, about 18.8 million people of all ages in the U.S. had been diagnosed with diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Another 7 million had diabetes but hadn't been diagnosed.

As Norovirus Rages, A Robot Named 'Vomiting Larry' Gets His Closeup

As Norovirus Rages, A Robot Named 'Vomiting Larry' Gets His Closeup
npr.org — The lab robot affectionately called "Vomiting Larry" has gone viral. His image and videoed vomiting for science are all over the Web. His moment of fame comes after more than a million people have been sickened by norovirus in Britain.

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Conn. Shootings

How To Talk To Your Kids About The Conn. Shootings
npr.org — Doctors say parents should limit children's exposure to media coverage of disasters, like the mass shooting in Connecticut. Kids, especially older ones, will have questions, and it's fine for parents to answer them. But keep the answers simple and make sure they come with ample reassurance.

Botulism From 'Pruno' Hits Arizona Prison

Botulism From 'Pruno' Hits Arizona Prison
npr.org — Well, it has happened again. Twice. Inmates at a maximum security prison in Arizona were stricken with botulism after consuming homemade hooch that's called "pruno" inside the big house. Eight inmates wound up in the hospital in November after drinking the stuff. In August, four prisoners at the same facility were hospitalized.

Our March Madness: The Drug Company CEO Bracket

Our March Madness: The Drug Company CEO Bracket
blogs.wsj.com — The NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket is out, and we'll probably get around to filling one out by Thursday. But we might go down to the wire this year because we've been spending a lot of time handicapping changes in the executive suites of Big Pharma and Big Biotech.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

ww2.kqed.org — Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle
news.wabe.org — Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Staples And Adds A Populist Wrinkle
kuow.org — Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Chestnuts And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Chestnuts And Adds A Populist Wrinkle
kcur.org — Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Chestnuts And Adds A Populist Wrinkle

Trump Health Plan Recycles GOP Chestnuts And Adds A Populist Wrinkle
kenw.org — Republican front-runner Donald Trump released a seven-point plan to change the country's health care system that includes several familiar GOP proposals and one that puts him in agreement with, believe it or not, Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders.
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May 02, 2016

RT @MaverickNY: @scotthensley it's pretty good stuff. 5 new genes and 13 new signatures is a big deal

May 02, 2016

.@MaverickNY said these papers on sequencing of breast cancer genomes are important. bit.ly/1Z4nKiY & httpbit.ly/1Z4nQXS

May 02, 2016

.@voxdotcom revises post on problem with diet books written by doctors to reflect comments by @davidludwigmd. bit.ly/1Z40Ecn

May 02, 2016

The invisible hand at work in insurance exchanges. $CNC $ANTM $UNH twitter.com/brucejapsen/st…

May 02, 2016

I want to be this guy! Care for your heart to keep your mental edge. n.pr/1Z34l21 GIF by @katstreeter pic.twitter.com/CsaZnMGd3k


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