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October 19, 2018

There are hopeful signs the current flu season won’t be as widespread or deadly as last year, said an infectious disease expert with Vidant Medical Center.

However, it doesn’t matter how contained or widespread flu outbreaks may be, the best way to combat the disease is to get a flu…


Virtual reality therapy helps treat common phobias

September 20, 2018

Dick Tracey did not have to visit a tall building to get over his fear of heights. He put on a virtual reality headset.

Through VR, he rode an elevator to a high-rise atrium that looked so real he fell to his knees.

“I needed to search with my hand for something solid around me,” he…


Study speculates about mind-altering breast milk

August 30, 2018

CHICAGO — Marijuana’s main mind-altering ingredient was detected in nursing mothers’ breast milk in a small study that comes amid evidence that more U.S. women are using pot during pregnancy and afterward.

Experts said the ingredient, THC, has chemical properties that could allow…


Program pairs students, seniors to combat ageism

August 23, 2018

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Victoria Kozar, like many students, met one of her best friends while in college.

The now 23-year-old, who attended Quinnipiac University in Connecticut, said she and Beth lived in the same building and spent hours talking about everything from boyfriends to baking.

Her…