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Food industry works to simplify expiration labels
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Food industry works to simplify expiration labels

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
The food industry is working to simplify labels on perishable food. Date stamps like “best by,” “sell by,” “use by” and “best before” can be confusing for shoppers. Jamie Yuccas...
Can infant brain imaging help autism diagnosis?
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Can infant brain imaging help autism diagnosis?

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
New research suggests doctors may eventually be able to predict autism at an age when treatment is more effective. It means the diagnosis may be possible in the first year of life, instead of the current range of two to four...
In study, brain scans help predict autism in babies
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In study, brain scans help predict autism in babies

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
Researchers say the experimental findings could lead to a new method to diagnose infants earlier, when intervention is...
Scientists see use of gene editing to fight disease
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Scientists see use of gene editing to fight disease

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
A new report explores the ethics of of altering sperm, eggs or embryos so that babies don’t inherit genetic...
Brain study spots early signs of autism
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Brain study spots early signs of autism

February 16th, 2017 | by Contributor
A new study suggests brain scans may be able to detect signs of autism in children much earlier than standard diagnostic tests. CBS News’ Meg Oliver has...
Rude surgeons may put patients at risk, study finds
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Rude surgeons may put patients at risk, study finds

February 15th, 2017 | by Contributor
CHICAGO — Surgeons who are rude to patients and others may pose a problem in the operating room, according to a study linking unprofessional doctor behavior with infections and other surgery complications. The...