Viral ‘Zombie’ Outbreak Leaves Dozens of New York Raccoons Dead...

NewsweekA viral outbreak that causes “zombie” behavior has left more than two dozen raccoons in New York's Central Park dead in recent weeks. Officials from the city's Health and Parks Departments revealed Saturday that at least 26 raccoons have died...

Health officials report significant overdose spike in Philadelphia – Philly.com

Philly.comAubrey Whelan is a staff writer assigned to the enterprise team. Since joining the Inquirer in 2012, she has covered crime in Philadelphia and everything in Chester County. More by Aubrey Whelan. Health officials report significant overdose spike in ...Philadelphia...

Alabama research reverses hair loss and wrinkles in mice –...

AL.comScientists at UAB created a genetic tweak in mice to cause skin wrinkling and hair loss and reverse them, a discovery that could potentially be used to develop treatments for those conditions in humans. Wrinkles and baldness are some of...

Dozens of raccoons in Central Park have died from viral...

Daily MailAuthorities believe that 26 raccoons found dead in Central Park since June 24 were infected with canine distemper virus, which has zombie-like symptoms; Symptoms include disorientation, lack of coordination and aggressive behavior; The disease is ...Dozens Of Central Park...

Study: Doctors give patients only seconds to explain reason for...

ActionNewsJax.comHave you ever felt rushed during a doctor's visit? Most physicians don't give their patients adequate time to explain the reason for their visit, according to a new study. >> Read more trending news. Researchers from the University of Florida...

4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To...

NPRJust over four years ago, on July 17, 2014, six delegates on their way to the International AIDS Conference died in the shoot-down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over eastern Ukraine. The delegates were among the 298 people killed hours...

Censors jump into action as China’s latest vaccine scandal ignites...

Yahoo NewsChinese censors on Sunday deleted articles and postings about the vaccine industry as an online outcry over the country's latest vaccine scandal intensified. Regulators said last week that they had halted production of a rabies vaccine at a large...

Doctors Interrupt Patients, Stop Listening After 11 Seconds On Average,...

NewsweekDoctors only spend 11 seconds on average listening to patients before interrupting them, according to a new study. A team of scientists from the United States and Mexico studied clinical encounters between patients and physicians to test shared ...The Doctor...

Sound waves may help treat dementia – India Today

India TodayTokyo, Jul 22 (PTI) Applying ultrasound waves to the whole brain can improve cognitive function patients dementia and Alzheimer's disease, say scientists who conducted a study in mice. The team, led by Hiroaki Shimokawa from Tohoku University in Japan,...

Frequent teen technology use linked to ADHD symptoms, study finds...

WHIOAttention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, affecting millions of American children annually, according to the Atlanta-based Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. >> On AJC.com ...ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media useKSL.comAssociation...

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