Brightsurf Science News & Current Events

July 01, 1997
Physical Activity Message For Parents From New Survey: No More Excuses
More than half of all children who say they don't get enough physical activity blame lack of time or homework, according to a new survey.

Half Of Ovarian Cancers Linked To More Ovulatory Cycles
A biological link between half of all ovarian cancers and the number of times a woman ovulates over her lifetime has been identified by researchers at Duke University Medical Center, suggesting that ovulation suppression has a protective effect.

Defining "Medical Necessity"
Encouraging informed patients to share in the decision-making process results in a different definition of what can be termed

Garlic And Onions Better Than Leeks In Blocking Carcinogens
In laboratory tests, garlic and onions block the formation of a potent carcinogen better than their milder cousin, the leek, a Penn State study has found.

Legislating Quality Of Care Will Not Work
Legislative decisions do not result in the best quality of care for patients.

Private Care May Not Be The Solution To Cost Crisis In Canadian Public Health Care
Services paid for directly by patients, outside provincial health insurance plans is not the solution to Canada's health care problems.
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