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  • Life is good for Gluten-Free Girl

    Life is good for Gluten-Free Girl
    The long narrow plate arrived at her table, and, like any good food blogger, Shauna James Ahern paused to take it all in: roasted red piquillo peppers — plump with a lentil stuffing — alongside graceful strands of quick-pickled green beans and...
  • ESPN's 'The Announcement' relives Magic Johnson's bleakest hour

     
    The Announcement, ESPN's film about Magic Johnsons HIV disclosure, airs Sunday night....
  • FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer

    FDA approves immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer
    The Food and Drug Administration approved a new immune-boosting therapy for prostate cancer on Thursday, the first therapeutic vaccine for cancer ever approved by the agency. The approval opens the door to a whole new approach to cancer therapy, adding...
  • Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says

    Breastfeeding counteracts risk for a type of cancer, study says
    This post has been corrected. See note at the bottom for details. African American women have higher rates of a type of breast cancer that isn't dependent for growth on the hormones estrogen or progesterone. They also have a higher rate of childbearing...
  • AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy

    AIDS drugs restore Africans' life expectancy
    In the United States and Europe, antiretroviral drugs have changed HIV infection from an early death sentence to a lifelong but manageable condition. Many international philanthropies have contended that these medications could do the same in poor...
  • Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight

    Gut Bacteria May Affect Your Weight
    Something in your gut could be making you fat — and it isn't just last night's pizza. The vast, diverse community of microbes inhabiting the intestines, scientists are finding, can influence metabolism and weight. Between 10 trillion and 100...
  • Later school start times and Zzzs to A's

    Later school start times and Zzzs to A's
    As summer winds down, another new school year brings fresh notebooks, sharp pencils and — for many kids — a new cycle of sleep deprivation. With classes that start as early as 7 a.m. and buses that pull up long before sunrise, some 80% of...
  • Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?

    Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?
    A new study finds that nearly 40% of high-tech imaging scans conducted in the course of research reveal an unexpected abnormality that could be medically worrisome. These unsought discoveries -- known as "incidental findings" --  confront researchers with...
  • Fungus causes white-nose syndrome in bats, researchers find

     
    Researchers say they now have proof that a fungus discovered in 2007 is responsible for white-nose syndrome, the devastating infectious disease that has killed more than 1 million bats in North America. The confirmation is a significant step toward...
  • Latin American leaders coping with cancer

     
    Latin America Venezuela: Several Latin America leaders past and present are coping with cancer, although Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez may have the most serious case of all...
  • A spam filter for HIV is in the works

     
    World AIDS Day: David Heckerman invented Microsoft's spam filter. Now he's hoping to apply the same thinking to preventing AIDS....