“Eye Movement” Exam Outperforms MRI for Diagnosing Stroke

CHEAP, QUICK BEDSIDE “EYE MOVEMENT” EXAM OUTPERFORMS MRI FOR DIAGNOSING STROKE IN PATIENTS WITH DIZZINESS.   A Small study demonstrates possibilities of reducing unnecessary MRI tests and improving safety In a small “proof of principle” study, stroke researchers at Johns Hopkins and the University of Illinois have found that a…
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Lung Cancer in "Never-Smokers"

Different Disease, Different Treatments ---Sixth largest cancer killer A committee of scientists led by Johns Hopkins investigators has published a new guide to the biology, diagnosis and treatment of lung cancer in never-smokers, fortifying measures for what physicians have long known is a very different disease than in smokers. Charles…
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The Unique Varietals of Italy

By Maggie Fox / Wine Buyer, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace (http://www.garyswineclub.com/ ) You’ve got to love Italy’s dedication. As the world around them adopts the most globally popular varietals as their own (Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon Merlot and Pinot Noir topping the lists), year after year Italy sticks to its guns.…
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Madame Claude Café

This is our favorite French restaurant. It’s located a bit off the beaten track in Jersey City. It gets crowded most weekends (reservations accepted) which makes Madame Claude’s a really lively spot with exceptional food at fair prices. Recently four of us had dinner for about $160 including the tip.…
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