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So many Americans experience dangerous fluctuations in heartbeat that about 400,000 times a year a device is implanted in their chests to keep a normal rhythm.
Should the US stop sending aid to developing countries?
Should the minimum wage be raised to $9 per hour?
For what is believed to be the first time, researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have illuminated the inner workings of an important class of enzymes located inside the outer envelopes of cells.
Sen. Quinton Ross, D-Montgomery, will interview Friday for the job of Alabama State University president.
When it comes to health, you are what you eat, as the adage goes. But many Americans have little choice in the matter, with race being an even bigger determinant than poverty.
Each year, the State of Maryland continues to lead advancements and best practices in U.S. stem cell research through the Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund .
It's just over 50 years ago that Denny Zeitlin sat down at the piano in the Columbia 30th Street Studio in Manhattan, a converted church where Glenn Gould had recorded Bach's "Goldberg Variations," where Miles Davis had recorded "Kind of Blue."
Johns Hopkins heart researchers are unraveling the mystery of how a modified pacemaker used to treat many patients with heart failure, known as cardiac resynchronization therapy , is able to strengthen the heart muscle while making it beat in a coordinated fashion.
Nationwide, 5 million to 7.5 million students are chronically absent each year. All too often, no one notices or even cares if these kids don't show up.
The comet apparently has risen from the dead after its seemingly fatal searing race past the sun on Thanksgiving afternoon.
I wholeheartedly agree with County Supervisor Adam Hill on most of the points he made about homelessness in his Nov. 24 viewpoint .
Perioperative Management is a home-study program designed for practitioners to limit patient risk by proper preoperative evaluation, intraoperative management, and postoperative care.
But a out of New York City-where one out of every five students missed a month or more of school last year -- suggests an intensive community-wide initiative is gaining ground.
Comet ISON is pictured in this November 19, 2013 handout photo by NASA, taken using a 14-inch telescope located at the Marshall Space Flight Center at 6:10 a.m. EST with a three-minue exposure The unpredictable behavior of the ancient ISON comet has scientists scratching their heads, as the world's space agencies had to quickly backtrack from their ... (more)
Lex Rieffel is an economist of 40 years experience, and a Burma watcher who has visited the country more than a dozen times, first in 1967.