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Health care report projects spending to pick up through 2023

...CMS, which compiled the projections. It was the fifth year in a row that the rate of growth was under 4 percent, lead author Andrea Sisko said.The average rate of growth from 1990 to 2008 had been 7.2 percent, the report noted. The slow...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-03/health-care-report-projects-
HPV vaccine safe, effective over eight years

...safe," said Dr. Daron Ferris of GRU Cancer Center, who was one of the original investigators on the vaccine and is lead author of the study. "It's working just as well as we thought as far as efficacy."The vaccine was approved in 2006...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-08-18/hpv-vaccine-safe-effective-o
Study finds beef harms environment more than pork, poultry, dairy, eggs

...the National Academy of Sciences.Cows are not efficient at converting feed to protein for human consumption, said lead author Gidon Eshel, an environmental physics professor at Bard College in New York. Eshel used U.S. government figures...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-21/study-finds-beef-pollutes-
Green tea lozenge helps dry mouth

...in the journal Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, looked at 60 patients, but Hsu and lead author Dr. Scott De Rossi, chairman of the Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences in the College of Dental Medicine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-22/green-tea-lozenge-helps-dry-
Study shows many overweight children see their size as normal

...children understand their weight, it can help them to take action and head off future health problems, said the study's lead author, Neda Sarafrazi.But there's some debate about the impact of children judging themselves fat. One of Sonneville's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-07-22/study-shows-many-overweight-
Georgia rivers dwindling, professor says

...rainfall isn't the only factor influencing the amount of water flowing in a river, explained Georgakakos, who was a lead author of the water resources chapter of the recently released National Climate Assessment, a study ordered by Congress of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-01/georgia-rivers-dwindling-pro
Georgia would feel minimum wage hike, study says

...wage increase. What I can't tell from Equifax data is which," said Amy Cutts, the company's chief economist and lead author of the report.Organized labor argues that Georgia companies can afford to boost wages. Chief executives of public...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/georgia-would-feel-minimum
Autism, eye contact; what babies tell us

...another 40 percent will improve significantly.Warren Jones, director of research at the Marcus Autism Center, and lead author of the new study, told GHN on Thursday that the children that showed a "course correction'' actually began that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-21/autism-and-eye-contact-what-
Obesity report warns of high health costs

...coordinated response directed by the White House, the lead author said. Obesity rose from 12 percent of the population...makes you three times more likely to be diabetic, said lead author Ken Thorpe, a professor of health policy at Emory University...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/24/met_564521.shtml
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Linguistic learning may start in crib, scientists say

...University psychologist. "It shows that they are very active learners, even at 7 months of age." Mr. Marcus is lead author of a study appearing today in the journal Science. In their study, the researchers created a series of three-word...

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