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Boomers' Dark Secret: Booze

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The alcohol question: What caregivers don’t know or don't ask could hurt aging baby boomers

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Three U.Va. Researchers Win Hartwell Awards to Improve Children’s Health

The Hartwell Foundation has awarded three University of Virginia biomedical researchers with $100,000 each for three years.

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Chronic Inflammation Linked to 'High-Grade' Prostate Cancer

Men who show signs of chronic inflammation in non-cancerous prostate tissue may have nearly twice the risk of actually having prostate cancer than those with no inflammation, according to results of a new study led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.

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Chronic Inflammation May Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer

The presence of chronic inflammation in benign prostate tissue was associated with high-grade, or aggressive, prostate cancer, and this association was found even in those with low prostate-specific antigen (PSA) levels, according to a study published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research.

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Entertainers Julianne Hough and Derek Hough Honored at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA’s Second Annual Kaleidoscope Ball

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Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA celebrated the second annual Kaleidoscope Ball “Designing the Sweet Side of L.A.” at the Beverly Hills Hotel on April 10.

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University of Utah Ophthalmologist to Receive Top Honor for Vision Research

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Wolfgang Baehr, Ph.D., will be awarded Proctor Medal for work studying retinal diseases.

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Prenatal Risk Factors May Put Children at Risk of Developing Kidney Disease

Certain prenatal risk factors are associated with the development of chronic kidney disease in children, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). Future studies should investigate whether modifying these factors could help protect children’s kidney health.

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