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Google Study Will Create Picture Of A Healthy Human Being

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Undated) -- The research arm of Google is launching an ambitious study focused on what a healthy human being should be. It's called the Baseline Study and will involve analyzing genetic and molecular information from thousands of study participants. Google will use its enormous computing power to identify patterns in the data that may help…

CDC Resumes Lab Transfers Of TB Samples After Mishap

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- Work is gradually returning to normal at the Centers for Disease Control following last month's anthrax scare. The CDC lifted a moratorium Thursday on the transfer of inactivated TB samples between labs. The tuberculosis lab is the first of the agency's high containment labs to get the green light to resume such…

CDC: HPV Vaccinations Unacceptably Low

Posted On July 25, 2014

(Atlanta, GA) -- A new federal report says HPV vaccinations among teens is unacceptably low. The human papillomavirus can cause cervical, vaginal and penile cancers. The Centers for Disease Control says only 57 percent of 13- to 17-year-old girls have been vaccinated against HPV. The rate was just 35 percent among boys in that age…

GlaxoSmithKline Seeks Approval Of 1st Malaria Vaccine

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline is seeking approval for the world's first malaria vaccine. The drug would be used to immunize children against the often deadly disease. Malaria kills more than 600-thousand people a year, mostly babies in the poorest parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The British pharmaceutical giant says the shot's effectiveness would be evaluated…

Study Says Dogs Can Feel Jealousy

Posted On July 24, 2014

(Undated) -- A new study says dogs can feel jealousy, although at a more basic level than people do. Researchers at the University of California studied puppies that were confronted with rivals for their owners' attention, in the form of stuffed animals. Researchers found that the dogs engaged in what appeared to be jealous behaviors…

  • Pet Patrol

    2 Lost Cows

    Posted on July 30, 2014
    Location: Mt. Sinai, Indiana

    2 Lost Cows in the Mt. Sinai area. Male is…