Archive: 08/1/2009

Democrats win approval of health bill in committee

(AP) -- President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are looking ahead to a health care showdown on the House floor in September following a key committee's passage of sweeping overhaul legislation.

dateAug 01, 2009 in Health
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Altered micriobiome prevalent in the diseased esophagus

Gastroesophageal reflux diseases , or GERD, affects about 10 million people in the United States, yet the cause and an unexpected increase in its prevalence over the last three decades remains unexplainable. Now, researchers ...

dateAug 01, 2009 in Cancer
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Poor sleep in children may have prenatal origins

A study in the Aug.1 issue of the journal Sleep found that alcohol consumption during pregnancy and small body size at birth predict poorer sleep and higher risk of sleep disturbances in 8-year-old children born at term. ...

dateAug 01, 2009 in Health
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