Davis, California - Long-term exposure to triclosan, an antimicrobial agent commonly found in a broad array of soaps, shampoos, toothpastes and other consumer products, may have potentially serious health consequences, reports a research team including a UC Davis scientist.

Cambridge, Massachusetts - For as long as she can remember, Andrea Ippolito has known that she wanted to be an engineer.

Austin, Texas - Job authority increases symptoms of depression among women, but decreases them among men, according to a new study from University of Texas at Austin sociologist Tetyana Pudrovska.

Chicago, Illinois - Children who receive a heart transplant as soon as a suitable donor is available are predicted to have better quality-adjusted survival -  even if they have antibodies that may attack the new heart - than children who wait for a donor to which they do not have antibodies according to research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.

Chicago, Illinois - A coordinated emergency response by healthcare teams to treat heart attack patients meant faster care that was associated with improved survival, according to late-breaking research presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.

Chicago, Illinois - Using a smart phone app for education and feedback about heart-healthy behavior may decrease the risk for heart and blood vessel disease among young black women, researchers said in a pilot feasibility study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions 2014.