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Internet Crawling: A New Tool For Tracking Infectious Disease

You don't have to be a public health official to know that as of July 1, there are over 40 states with alerts on salmonella outbreaks. Nor do you have to wait for traditional data sources like the World Health ...

Gaining Ground on Sickle Cell Disease

Although sickle cell disease is a single-gene disorder, its symptoms are highly variable. In a study published online July 14 by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, scientists at Children's Hospital Boston and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute ...

"Office of the Future" Environment Study

Mayo Clinic endocrinologist James Levine, M.D., Ph.D., has continued his research in environment-changing innovations with a six-month study of a real-life office that was re-engineered to increase daily physical activity or NEAT ...

World Records and the Summer Olympic Games

The world-record pace for the marathon continues to improve for both men and women. For men, the record pace for the marathon is now about as fast as the record pace for the 10,000-meter run just after World War II.

How to Save $14 Million? Stanford Hospital & Clinics Asks

Stanford Hospital & Clinics administrators didn't wait for proposals on how to remove six cents from every non-labor operating cost dollar. They just did it - over $14 million - and left the particulars of how to save that amount to be determined.


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