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National Briefing | Southwest: Arizona: Law Signed to Allow Surprise Inspections at Abortion Clinics

New York Times - Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 21:17

Gov. Jan Brewer on Tuesday signed the bill allowing health inspectors to carry out the inspections without a court-approved warrant.

Look-Up Line Would Warn Danger’s Ahead for Amateur Hockey Players

New York Times - Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 20:23

The Look-Up Line would warn players they are near the boards, where severe head and neck injuries frequently occur.

Early Data in E-Cigarette Study May Raise Safety Concerns

New York Times - Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 19:17

The study, still in a preliminary stage, found that lung cells exposed to e-cigarette vapor showed cancerous reactions similar to cells exposed to tobacco smoke.

Nasal Spray Holds Hope in Fighting Flu Epidemic

New York Times - Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 18:31

A new method, still being tested, would coat receptors in the throat and nose before influenza viruses attach.

PET Scans Offer Clues on Vegetative States

New York Times - Health - Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:37

A study found that a significant number of people labeled vegetative had received an incorrect diagnosis and actually had some degree of consciousness and the potential to improve.

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