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CHICAGO (AP) — It's a study everyone is talking about today because the statistics are so dramatic: States with the most gun control laws have a 42 percent lower gun death rate than states with the least number of gun control laws, according to a...
DETROIT (AP) — It's been called one of medicine's "open secrets" — allowing patients to refuse treatment by a doctor or nurse of another race. In the latest example, a white man with a swastika tattoo insisted that black nurses not be...
CHICAGO (AP) — Unemployment hurts more than your wallet — it may damage your heart. That's according to a study linking joblessness with heart attacks in older workers. The increased odds weren't huge, although multiple job losses posed as...
South Bend Tribune Staff WriterShe's beaten the odds ... but not the disease. Dr. Faye Magneson has been battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis for almost nine years. Most patients live only two to five years with ALS. Magneson was an internal medicine doctor and director of...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Knee replacement surgeries at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center soon could be handled by a specialized operating room team as the result of a data-sharing project among health systems throughout the U.S. aimed at improving...
ATLANTA (AP) — A new federal study suggests a new wrinkle in the debate about the dangers of eating too much salt. The research found that the people who are most at risk are those who get too much salt but also get too little potassium. They...
CHICAGO (AP) — A new analysis says most medical devices recalled recently because of deaths or life-threatening problems were approved under rules that don't require human testing. According to the study authors, these devices include heart...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The importance of health literacy hit home for Lisa Gualtieri when a Cambodian refugee diagnosed with cancer asked her to act as a patient advocate. She played the role of a "salty tongue," a Cambodian expression that paints...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men who get an older and less costly form of radiation after their cancerous prostates are removed fare just as well as men who get a new and expensive type of radiation, according to a new study. "What we demonstrate is...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older men with other illnesses may not live long enough to benefit from aggressive prostate cancer treatments, such as prostate removal or radiation, and they'd have to live with their side effects, says a new study. "If you'...
Dr. Frederick L. Brancati, an internationally known expert on the epidemiology and prevention of type 2 diabetes who was director of the Division of General Internal Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, died Tuesday of...
The Hartford CourantUntil it happened to him, Itzhak Brook, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at Georgetown University School of Medicine, didn't think much about the problem of misdiagnosis. That was before doctors at a Maryland hospital repeatedly told Brook his...
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