Monthly Archives: September 2015

House Votes to Defund Planned Parenthood by REUTERS


By REUTERS

The U.S. House of Representatives, continuing its fight against women’s healthcare provider Planned Parenthood, on Wednesday voted to strip the organization of its funding.

Published: September 30, 2015 at 12:53PM

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Study Finds Psychotherapy’s Effectiveness for Depression Is Overstated by BENEDICT CAREY


By BENEDICT CAREY

A new analysis found that talk therapy are effective for treating depression, but about 25 percent less effective than previously thought.

Published: September 30, 2015 at 08:00PM

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Senate Passes Bill to Avert Government Shutdown, Sends to House by REUTERS


By REUTERS

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly passed legislation to avert a government shutdown, sending the measure to the House of Representatives just hours before funding for federal agencies runs out at midnight.

Published: September 30, 2015 at 06:26AM

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Millions More Need H.I.V. Treatment, W.H.O. Says by DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.


By DONALD G. McNEIL Jr.

New guidelines from the World Health Organization increase by nine million the number of people who should get antiretroviral triple therapy and by untold millions the number who should get protective doses.

Published: September 30, 2015 at 08:00PM

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Study Does Not Link Breast-Feeding With Child’s IQ by NICHOLAS BAKALAR


By NICHOLAS BAKALAR

A new study suggests that breast-feeding has no effect on a child’s IQ from toddlerhood through adolescence.

Published: September 29, 2015 at 08:00PM

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A Fresh Perspective on an Extraordinary Cluster of Galaxies

Galaxy clusters are often described by superlatives. After all, they are huge conglomerations of galaxies, hot gas, and dark matter and represent the largest structures in the Universe held together by gravity. via NASA http://ift.tt/1O1Z0os

New Cache of Interviews Offers View Into Edward Kennedy’s Long Career by REUTERS


By REUTERS

Senator Edward Kennedy voiced frustration with President Bill Clinton’s failed effort to reform the U.S. healthcare system in the 1990s and said in interviews released on Wednesday his views on immigration were shaped by stories his grandfather told.

Published: September 30, 2015 at 06:37AM

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