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Depression stems from miscommunication between brain cells, study shows

A new study from the University of Maryland School of Medicine suggests that depression results from a disturbance in the ability of brain cells to communicate with each other. The study indicates a major shift in our understanding of how depression is caused and how it should be...
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Gagetown Agent Orange: CDC: Herbicides Didn’t Harm Maine Soldiers

In June, Collins asked the CDC’s Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to review a 2007 Canadian study of health risks from herbicides used at Gagetown and advise her office on levels of chemicals that were sprayed at the base. The CDC expressed no qualms with...
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Newborn Screening for Critical Congenital Heart Disease: Potential Roles of Birth Defects Surveillance Programs — United States, 2010–2011

Universal newborn screening is the practice of screening every newborn for certain serious genetic, endocrine, and metabolic conditions, as well as functional disorders that are not apparent at birth. Through early identification and treatment, newborn screening provides an...
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