How Do Free Consultations Work in Personal Injury Cases?

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Doctor explains why he lets kids avoid the measles vaccine

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Doctor Jay Gordon is a pediatrician in Santa Monica, California. More than half his patients have delayed vaccinating their children for measles or decided not to. “This measles outbreak does not pose a great risk to a healthy child,” said Dr. Gordon. “And quite frankly I don’t think it poses any […]

Pets find pain relief using ancient method of acupuncture

Pets are getting some pain relief thanks to a centuries-old method that has helped some of their owners: acupuncture. A dachshund named Samson benefitted from the treatment. Samson was pawed aggressively by another dog at the park and needed surgery immediately. After his first procedure, it was clear he was still in some pain. Doctors […]

Weight changes after menopause can lead to higher bone fracture risk

January 28, 2015, 6:03 AM|Researchers say that women who gain or lose more than five percent of body weight after menopause can have a higher risk of bone fractures. Also, a potential link between a hormone disorder and chronic health conditions in women. Eboni Williams reports on the day’s top health news. Article source:

More children get vaccinated amid measles outbreak fears

January 28, 2015, 7:35 AM|Illinois health officials are looking into whether a case of measles can be traced to Disneyland. So far, at least 88 people in eight states have been infected. Ben Tracy reports. Article source:

​"Long life" gene might also make some smarter

A gene variant believed to “wire” people to live longer might also ensure that they keep their wits about them as they age, a new study reports. People who carry this gene variant have larger volumes in a front part of the brain involved in planning and decision-making, researchers reported Jan. 27 in the Annals […]

Soda habit may prompt early puberty in girls

Girls who consume a lot of sugary drinks may enter puberty earlier than girls who don’t, Harvard researchers report. Among nearly 5,600 girls aged 9 to 14 who were followed between 1996 and 2001, the researchers found that those who drank more than 1.5 servings of sugary drinks a day had their first period 2.7 […]

Online social support may help you lose weight

People who are trying to lose weight may have more success in slimming down when they and their companions have more connections to others online, a new study suggests. This finding suggests that social networks could help fight the obesity epidemic, researchers say. In the study, scientists looked at 22,400 people taking part in a […]

Girl helps paramedics through sign language skills

Ten-year-old Yesenia Diosdado is revising an English assignment. But it turns out the language that’s proven to be most valuable is the one she knows that’s silent. Yesenia’s mother started teaching her sign language when she was just a year old. “I have always explained to me kids — even if you may never use […]