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7 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Denver Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen Resigns, Has Alzheimer's Disease

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen has given up control of the team as he fights Alzheimer's disease, according to the Denver Post. "The Broncos are very saddened that Mr. Bowlen is no longer able to be part of the team's daily operations due to his condition. We continue to offer our full support, compassion and respect to 'Mr. B,' who ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Stroke Rounds: Dementia Drug for Stroke Recovery?

(MedPage Today) -- The Alzheimer's disease drug memantine (Namenda) might be worth a look for improving recovery from stroke, a mouse-model study suggested.

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1 HOUR AGO - MSNBC

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CDC Lab Chief Resigns After Anthrax Fumble

The head of the government lab that potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned.

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1 HOUR AGO - CNN

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CDC lab director resigns after anthrax incident

The head of the bioterror lab involved in potentially exposing dozens of workers to deadly anthrax bacteria has resigned.

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21 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Puma says cancer drug meets trial goal, shares soar

(Reuters) - Puma Biotechnology Inc said its experimental breast cancer drug met its main goal in a late-stage trial. Puma said on Tuesday it plans to file for marketing approval of neratinib, code named PB272, in the first half of 2015. Adjuvant treatment with the drug showed a statistically significant improvement in disease-free survival of 33 percent versus patients on ...

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JUL 22, 2014 - MedPage Today

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Hot Topics 2014: Breast Cancer 2

(MedPage Today) -- In January, we asked breast cancer specialists, "What will be the most important clinical development in breast cancer in 2014?" Our experts revisit their predictions 6 months later.

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JUL 16, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Big Tobacco Merger Is A Desperate Bid To Corner Black Smokers

The cigarette industry, like many of its customers, is gasping for air. And now it's turning more than ever to racial targeting to survive. Reynolds American, the No. 2 U.S. tobacco maker after Altria, on Tuesday announced a deal to buy No. 3 cigarette maker Lorillard for about $25 billion. It would be the latest, and one of the biggest, ...

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2 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Peer-led stress reduction may help mothers of kids with autism

By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs teaching “mindfulness” and “positive psychology” both helped mothers of children with autism and other mental-development disabilities to reduce their stress, anxiety and depression, according to a new study. Most services for such families focus on the disabled child, researchers say, but improving the mental health of parents is likely to make ...

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5 HOURS AGO - MSNBC

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Why 7 hours of sleep a night may be all you need

For years, we’ve heard that we need a solid eight hours of sleep. And, for years, we’ve heard that we’re terrible at getting it. Well, what we’ve heard might be wrong. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is funding a panel to evaluate sleep research to make new recommendations for sleep and it might mean that less sleep is ...

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