There's no test for a malaria-like parasite that has sickened people after blood transfusions. A recent report of illnesses tied to donated blood demonstrates the need for an assay, an American Red Cross researcher says.
Immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks, many first responders and other victims received psychological care. Ira Flatow and guests look at the psychological effects of 9/11, and what researchers have learned since then about caring for victims of psychological trauma.
Medicare Administration Dr. Donald Berwick will now eat his own health insurance cooking. He started signing up for coverage earlier this week and hopes to have his Medicare card within a few weeks. He said he's getting no special treatment in the application process.
Virginia Governor McDonnell, the AARP of Virginia, the Central Virginia
Food Bank and NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon have launched a statewide effort
to help the hungry, as part of this weekend's 9/11 commemorations.
The Food and Drug Administration is taking issue with the claim that "Brazilian Blowout" hair straightener is formaldehyde free. But the maker of the popular product says it is still safe and meets government standards.
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