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Harvard Mumps Outbreak Jumps to 41

iStock/Thinkstock(CAMBRIDGE, Mass.) — At least 41 peo­ple at Har­vard Uni­ver­sity have been diag­nosed with the mumps, accord­ing to uni­ver­sity offi­cials. The news comes as a sec­ond out­break has been reported at Sacred Heart Uni­ver­sity in Con­necti­cut where…

 

Your Body: Stress Management May Reduce Heart Disease Risk

iStock/ThinkstockBy DR. JENNIFER ASHTON, ABC News Senior Med­ical ContributorWe’ve all heard that stress con­tributes to heart dis­ease, but can stress man­age­ment really reduce the risk? New data from Duke Uni­ver­sity sug­gests it might.Researchers studied …

 

 

 

Health Care Employees Bear Brunt of Workplace Assaults, Research Finds

iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) — A hos­pi­tal or other med­ical cen­ter may seem like a safe space, but for health care employ­ees, the work­place can be a dan­ger­ous environment.A new arti­cle in the New Eng­land Jour­nal of Med­i­cine high­lights just how often …

 

Those With Old Brain Injuries May Be Sleepier Than They Realize

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Trau­matic brain injury (TBI) has pre­vi­ously been asso­ci­ated with sleep dis­or­ders. How­ever, new research shows that this effect may be long-lasting, and peo­ple may not know they are expe­ri­enc­ing it.
Researchers com­pared 31…

 

CEO of Valeant Pharmaceuticals Calls Large Price Increases 'Mistake'

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The CEO of a phar­ma­ceu­ti­cal com­pany will tes­tify Wednes­day that offi­cials there were “too aggres­sive” in rais­ing the price of heart med­ica­tions, accord­ing to his planned tes­ti­mony released by the firm.L. Mich…