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Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Oct 26, 2005 at 10:01 AM
About a year ago, the FDA came out with something called a "qualified health claim" on omega-3 fatty acids. It suggest they may be helpful in preventing coronary artery disease.
Exercising In Cooler Weather
Oct 24, 2005 at 4:37 AM
Cooler temperatures in the fall and winter make it harder to exercise, and can even be dangerous for people with certain conditions.
Oct 5, 2005 at 5:31 AM
A lot of people are born with a predisposition to asthma. Now doctors are learning that a young child's environment may play a role as to whether the disease actually develops.
Nov 4, 2005 at 5:55 AM
About one and a half million people suffer a traumatic brain injury every year. In many cases the brain actually can repair itself, and the person can lead a very normal life.
Study: Tasers Don't Cause Cardiac Complications
Jul 10, 2012 at 3:32 PM
Researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center released findings from a study on tasers use by law enforcement.
New Research Facility Set To Open In Piedmont Triad Research Park
Feb 18, 2012 at 9:22 PM
Wake Forest Biotech Place opens officially Tuesday. Job creation expected to be more than just medical researchers.
Heart Calcium Scan Effective In Predicting Heart Disease
Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 PM
The test, known as coronary artery calcium (CAC), uses a CT scan to detect calcium build-up in the arteries around the heart.
It Takes A Gingerbread Village To Help Sick Kids
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Dec 4, 2012 at 4:39 PM
They say it takes a village to raise a child. How about one to help sick children at Brenner Children's Hospital.
Shooting Shines Light On Dark Topic: Mental Illness
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Dec 17, 2012 at 9:45 PM
While some debate gun control out of the Newtown shooting, many are saying it's time to get real about mental illness.
CDC: Nightmare Bacteria Spreading Across US
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Mar 6, 2013 at 9:15 PM
A specialist at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center explains why the disease is spreading and who's at risk.
Heparin Antibodies May Pose Risk In Heart Surgery Patients
Dec 5, 2005 at 6:38 AM
New research suggests that patients who develop antibodies to the anti-clotting drug heparin nearly double their risk of death or serious complication after heart surgery.
Research Suggests Doctor-assisted Suicide Wouldn’t Undermine Patient Trust
Dec 5, 2005 at 9:08 AM
There is little evidence to support the argument that legalizing physician-assisted death would reduce patients’ trust in their doctors
Researchers To Help Depressed Patients Get Much-Needed Sleep
Feb 2, 2006 at 10:23 AM
Researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center are looking at ways to help depressed people sleep easier.
Researchers Isolate Causes Of Cognitive Loss Following Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery
Jan 23, 2006 at 9:04 AM
Minimizing trauma to the body’s largest artery, the aorta, during heart bypass surgery can significantly reduce cognitive loss that often follows the operation.
Tips On Preventing Skin Cancer
May 3, 2007 at 11:38 AM
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center has some tips on what you should look out for to prevent skin cancer.
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