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4 in 10 US homes are cellphone only, skip landline

...percentage points to 41 percent of U.S. homes.Why the slight leveling off? Experts could only speculate. The lead researcher on the CDC report, Stephen Blumberg, said it could be people are holding onto their landlines because it is part...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-07/4-10-us-homes-are-cellphone-o
GRU could get marijuana oil trials

...Thursday. But even if the state gets selected, it could be three to six months to work out the details, said a lead researcher at GRU who would likely lead the clinical trials.After the Georgia Legislature failed to pass a bill in March that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-04-10/gru-could-get-marijuana-oil-
Obese teens suffer health problems

...they didn't just "want to fit into that cheerleading outfit better," said Dr. Thomas Inge, the study's lead researcher and a surgeon at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.The study offers reassuring evidence that obesity...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-11-13/obese-teens-suffer-health-problems
Southern cuisine increases stroke risk

...why stroke risk is higher among blacks."We thought diet was a likely target," said Dr. Suzanne E. Judd, the lead researcher on the study and a nutritional epidemiologist at UAB.Surveying more than 20,000 people nationwide about their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-02-07/southern-cuisine-increases-s
NFL coaches and players struggle with lack of contact practices

...safety a major issue, the NFL agreed.Doug Casa, professor of kinesiology at the University of Connecticut and the lead researcher for the Korey Stringer Institute, already has seen many health benefits resulting from the 2011 CBA.A leader in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2013-07-23/nfl-coaches-and-players-strug
Test chemical increases sexual appetite in female rats

...as a treatment for erectile disfunction in men and seems to operate through a central mechanism in the brain, said lead researcher James G. Pfaus of Concordia University in Montreal. How it works isn't yet clear, he said, but female rats given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/29/liv_420552.shtml
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Research shows swine manure can become crude oil

...could be commercially viable, but results so far indicate there might be big benefits for farmers and consumers, lead researcher Yanhui Zhang said. "This is making more sense in terms of alternative energy or renewable energy and strategically...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/22/liv_413022.shtml
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MCG study may help treat hypertension

...response to stress and recover from stress less efficiently than overweight girls. Dr. Gregory Harshfield, the lead researcher, said the findings are surprising because females have a higher percentage of body fat. "You'd expect them to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/07/met_389362.shtml
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Study: obesity a growing problem among the affluent

...This is a very surprising finding," said the lead researcher, Dr. Jennifer Robinson of the University of Iowa...their low-income neighbors. POSSIBLE REASONS: Lead researcher Jennifer Robinson speculates that longer commutes...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/03/liv_452011.shtml
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Study: For mild asthma, less medicine might be right

...switched to attacks-only treatment, about $2 billion a year would be saved on medication in the United States, lead researcher Dr. Homer A. Boushey said. His team found that over a year, patients who took daily medicine to limit airway inflammation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/14/liv_450225.shtml
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