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Gender equality in the sciences is improving, but more work is needed
Female representation in the sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) has improved somewhat, but a new study looked at the authors of millions of articles and found there is still more work to be done in promoting women in academia. "Of the gender-biased disciplines, almost all are
Immune therapy scores big win against lung cancer in study
New research suggests that many more lung cancer patients may benefit from treatments that boost the immune system
Fish oil capsules don't help dry eye symptoms, study finds
Many doctors recommend them, but fish oil supplements failed to help people with dry eye when put to a scientific test
Firearm-related injuries drop 20 percent during NRA conventions: Study
What would cause a 20 percent decline in firearm injuries in the U.S. during a given period of time? According to new research published in the New England Journal of Medicine , the answer is the National Rifle Association ’s annual convention. Harvard Medical School's and Columbia University's
'High Holiday' on 4-20 associated with increase in fatal car crashes
Though the counterculture “High Holiday” on April 20 at 4:20 pm is a play on the “420” police code for marijuana , new analysis found it might have some very serious effects. The research letter published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found a 12 percent relative increase in
Study links flu with increased heart attack risk
ABC News' Dr. Jennifer Ashton analyzes the study that found the rate of heart attacks went up six times in the week after having had the flu.
North Carolina pharmacy hit with flu shot requests after child's death
Emily Grace Muth, a 6-year-old who was not vaccinated, died from the flu within four days of getting sick.
Why this year's flu season is so bad and what you can do about it. Is flu shot effective?
The flu has ramped up early this year and is rapidly spreading across the country, with widespread flu activity in 46 states, according to the latest data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control . "This is a feature of this year’s flu -- not only did it start early, but it seemed to occur all
Hormonal birth control linked to increased breast cancer risk: Study
Women using hormonal birth control methods -- from the pill, to the ring and implants -- appeared to have a 20 percent higher risk of breast cancer, according to a new study of 1.8 million women in Denmark.
Cops look for person who stole weapons and gear from a police car in Florida
To the index of other news. The police car thief in Florida tonight. Surveillance showing the suspect first stealing a bullet proof vest and then appears to steal an assault rifle. Police are looking for him at this hour. The that midair scale in los Angeles. The engine of a cargo plane catching