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[18 Jun 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Yellow Fever Mosquito keeps Santa Clara, San Mateo Counties on alert Officials are not sure how this mosquito species got into California. The two primary and most concerning diseases spread by “Aedes aegypti” are the dengue and chikungunya viruses.

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[17 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Stanford-designed cooling glove is ‘huge part of the recovery puzzle’ for athletes Stanford biologists Craig Heller and Dennis Grahn created the first generation of the cooling glove in 2000, after years of research on thermoregulation. Today, athletes continue to use the technology.

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[16 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Football more than a game to players who know the damage of concussions What was first thought to be minor headaches has emerged into a serious problem for athletes who play contact sports. Stanford’s Anthony Wilkerson reflects on concussions in football.

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[2 Apr 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Music therapy program aims to help stimulate memories Musicologist John Lehman’s mission is to enhance the lives of adults who are 65 and older by stimulating their memories with music and helping those suffering from Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

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[20 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County officials push for more HIV, STD testing The county has beefed up its efforts to increase and encourage testing by offering free at-home HIV test kits and by refunding a county-funded health center in San Jose.

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[19 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Cancer-fighting drug Imbruvica’s place in the mix of off-label prescribing Prescription drugs that are on the market have all attained stringent approval by the FDA, but not all of the drugs are prescribed in manners that adhere to FDA authorization.

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[21 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Pharmacyclics’ Q4 2013 earnings surge on Imbruvica’s success The Sunnyvale-based company’s strong earnings were as expected, given the promising developments since the third quarter, including the FDA’s approval of its drug, Imbruvica, for treatment of those with mantle cell lymphoma

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[6 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Santa Clara County LGBT residents concerned about community cohesion, tobacco use San Francisco has a nationwide reputation for being a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender political and social hub. But farther south on the Peninsula, LGBT residents describe a less utopian experience.

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[21 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Worried about getting the flu? Get a vaccination, health experts say It’s flu season, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advises everyone over 6 months of age to get the flu shot every year.