Scott Hensley

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Researchers Say Kids Are Exposed To 'Startling' Amounts Of Background TV

Monday, October 01, 2012

The typical child in the U.S. is exposed to nearly four hours of background TV a day, a national survey finds. The youngest kids are exposed to the most, yet should watch the least, according to guidelines from pediatricians.

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Johnson & Johnson Pledges To Purge Controversial Chemicals

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

The health products giant affirmed the safety of the chemicals in question but acknowledged that hasn't been enough to satisfy some critics. The chemicals on the way out range from tr...

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FDA Approves First Drug To Prevent HIV Infection

Monday, July 16, 2012

The drug was approved for people who test negative for HIV infection. It's supposed to be used in combination with safe-sex practices, such as using a condom, to reduce infection risk.

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Under Pressure, Pfizer Agrees To Change Vitamin Claims

Friday, July 06, 2012

Under an agreement between the drugmaker and the Center for Science in the Public Interest, Pfizer won't make claims about "breast health" or "colon health" for Centrum products. In r...

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Glaxo To Plead Guilty To 3 Charges In Sweeping Health Settlement

Monday, July 02, 2012

The British drugmaker has agreed to pay $3 billion and is pleading guilty to criminal charges related to its marketing of two antidepressants and failure to provide the Food and Drug ...

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The Great Cockroach Escape: How Those Dirty Bugs Make Tricky Tracks

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have uncovered an overlooked way cockroaches evade us. The bugs have an amazing ability to run fill-tilt to the edge of a counte...

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Planned Parenthood Controversy Hangs Over Komen's Fundraising Races

Friday, June 01, 2012

Participation is down in races to raise money for the Susan G. Komen for the Cure charity. Some Komen supporters remain skeptical about the group, even though a decision to cut fundin...

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What We Can Learn From Warren Buffett's Prostate Cancer

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Billionaire Warren Buffett was tested for prostate cancer at an age when most men are not. The evidence suggests that in most cases the harms of treatment of prostate cancer in elderly men outweigh its benefits.

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Bloomberg And Allen Boost Their Health Giving

Thursday, March 22, 2012

New York Mayor, media magnate and public health zealot Michael Bloomberg said he will give $220 million to fight smoking in the developing world. Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is giving $300 million for brain research.

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Controversial Komen Policy Official Resigns

Tuesday, February 07, 2012

Karen Handel, a former Republican candidate for governor in Georgia, resigned her job, effective immediately, as vice president for public policy at Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. ...

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Obama: 'Fit For Duty' And Smoker No More

Tuesday, November 01, 2011

Obama's latest cholesterol numbers would be the envy of most 50-year-old American men. His doctors calls them "ideal," and they're down from his last physical in early 2010.

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Look Around: 1 In 10 Americans Takes Antidepressants

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Antidepressant use has surged almost 400 percent since the early 1990s. Women and adolescent girls are 2 1/2 times more likely than men and adolescent boys to be taking one of the pills.

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