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A Blood Test for Suicide?

Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a chemical alteration in a single human gene linked to stress reactions that, if confirmed in larger studies, could give doctors a simple blood test to reliably predict a person’s risk of attempting suicide.

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Delaware Bans Indoor Tanning for Minors Under 18

Delaware Gov. Jack Markell signed into law a bill that protects minors from the dangers of indoor tanning.

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Researcher Using Next-Generation Sequencing, Other New Methods to Rapidly Identify Pathogens

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A recently published study looks at the discovery of porcine enterovirus G, which is an important find in the United States.

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Primary Texting Bans Associated with Lower Traffic Fatalities, Study Finds

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States that allow officers to pull over a driver for texting while driving saw fewer deaths than those that use secondary enforcement of texting bans.

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Reminder for Adults: Immunizations Are Still Needed and Can Be Lifesaving

Though kids often stay on track with receiving vaccines due to school requirements, with no system in place, adult rates remain low, according to one UAB expert.

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