Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

February 20, 1997
Adolescent Moms Who Finish High School Belie Stereotypes, UGA Researcher Finds
A national study on adolescent mothers who complete high school debunks a number of stereotypes, according to a University of Georgia researcher

Digitalis Reduces Hospitalization For Heart Failure
Digitalis, one of the most commonly used heart drugs, has no effect on survival of heart failure patients, according to a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-supported clinical trial.

WCS Studies Splendor Of Coral From Brooklyn To Belize
With 1997 designated as the International year of the Reef by marine scientists and conservationists, coral conservation issues have taken center stage.

Trends In Heart Disease Ominous Says American Heart Association President In Response To CDC Report
Progress in reducing deaths from coronary heart disease is threatened by alarming increases in obesity, physical inactivity and cigarette smoking as well as the aging of the population, stated Jan Breslow, M.D., president of the American Heart Association, in response to a U.S.

Genetic Diversity Study Of Wildlife To Begin In Acadia National Park
Acadia National Park has been awarded funding for a pioneering genetic diversity study of wildlife to be conducted by researchers from The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor and the federal Cooperative Park Studies Unit at the University of Maine in Orono
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