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Brain Development Altered by Early Childhood Depression

<b>The brains of children who suffer clinical depression as preschoolers develop abnormally, compared with the brains of preschoolers unaffected by the</b> …

How The Lack Of Diversity In Medical Research Holds Us Back

A plea for good science.<p>Although people of color make up nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population, they still aren't adequately represented in health research, a study published in December in the journal PLOS Medicine reports.<p>There are real consequences to this lack of diversity, according to the …

Clinical Trials

Malala Shuts Down Donald Trump In The Most Elegant Way Possible

"The more you speak about Islam and against all Muslims, the more terrorists we create."<p>Malala Yousafzai offered up a reality check for Donald Trump and any other politician attacking the entire Muslim faith.<p>"The more you speak about Islam and against all Muslims, the more terrorists we create," …

Russian airstrikes force a halt to aid in Syria, triggering a new crisis

Attacks have intensified since Turkey shot down a Russian warplane along the Turkey-Syria border.<p>Attacks have intensified since Turkey shot down a Russian warplane along the Turkey-Syria border.<p>BEIRUT — Aid agencies are warning of a worsening humanitarian crisis in northern Syria as sharply …

Middle East

2015 Data & Civil Rights Conference

This year’s Data & Civil Rights conference focused on the issues presented by a new technologically mediated era of criminal justice and …

Masterpieces Turned into 3D Printed Sculptures for Blind and Visually Impaired People to Enjoy

When admiring an artistic masterpiece, we often think about the artist behind the work, the medium itself, and perhaps the inspiration behind the work. What we don't typically consider is that we're fortunate enough to actually see what's before us. “There are many people in the world who have …

Art

Woman had sponge left inside her after surgery

Print<p>Related<p>Health authorities received nearly 9,000 complaints from patients over the quality of care in hospitals and other publicly funded health …

Mental Health

Boston Marathon bomber's lawyers argue for new trial

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev — sentenced to death for his admitted role in the deadly 2013 attack — deserves a new trial to …

Justice

'Surgery of war': Paris hospital doctors reflect on 12 hours of mayhem

City’s medics tell how they dealt with an emergency on a scale France has not seen since 1945 as 221 patients are still in hospital following Paris attacks<p>Fifty-seven of those injured in the Paris attacks remain in intensive care on Thursday, three of them in a critical state, following an …

Physiology

This Virginia mayor wants to bring back one of the greatest injustices in US history

A Virginia mayor’s suggestion that Syrian refugees in the US be rounded up and placed in internment camps, just as the US did with the Japanese during World War II, is being soundly denounced by Japanese-Americans, fellow Democrats, and his own city council.<p>The mayor, David A. Bowers from Roanoke, …

sequester

One in 10 People in U.S. Have Abused Drugs

Close to 10% of Americans have a drug abuse disorder during their lifetimes, according to a new report released Wednesday.<p>The study, published in <i>JAMA</i> …