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Home Sick Home? Architect Goes After Tuberculosis In Haiti

When it comes to beating tuberculosis, the focus is usually on better drugs and tests and, maybe someday, a vaccine. […]

Patient Vigilance Can Help Thwart Errors In Doctors’ Offices

Serious medical errors that result in malpractice payments are almost as common in outpatient settings like physicians’ offices and urgent […]

Study: Doctors More Likely To Drop Private Insurance Than Medicare

There’s a lot of chatter about how public policy can influence doctors’ decisions about which new patients to see and […]

FDA To Consumers: Don’t Eat Evergreen Produce Sprouts

If you’ve got bags of sprouts — alfalfa or the spicy variety — from Evergreen Produce, throw them out, the […]

Pediatricians Recommend A Media Diet For Kids To Fight Obesity

A quick stroll around the mall is all the reminder you need that an epidemic of childhood obesity is all […]

Your Health Podcast: Hammocks Rock For Sleep And Two-Faced Nuts

Nuts and yogurt came out as big winners in new research we discuss in this week’s podcast, while potatoes were […]

Kids, Keep Your Tongue In Your Mouth (Where It Belongs)

This is a post for all the kids who stick their tongue in places they shouldn’t, and the parents who […]

Doctors: IUDs Deserve Another Look

When it comes to birth control options, women have tons to choose from. So it caught our attention when the […]

FDA Puts Out New Labels, Intern Puts Out Cigarettes

The only thing more aggravating than being told by a non-smoker that “smoking is bad for you,” is being taunted […]

AMA Speaks Up On Comparative Effectiveness

My, how they’ve changed. Not all that long ago, doctors seemed pretty much united by their antipathy toward being told […]

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