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Worries About Bird Flu Curtail Chinese New Year Feasts

As China gets ready to usher in the Year of the Horse on Friday, millions of them will find it […]

When Elderly Are Hospitalized, Families Face Tough Decisions

It’s never easy making medical choices for family members who are too sick to speak for themselves. But researchers say […]

How Will Medicare Pull Back The Curtain On Pay For Doctors?

The federal government said last week that it would begin releasing data on physician payments in the Medicare program. Somehow, […]

Why Letting Kids Serve Themselves May Be Worth The Mess

When it comes to feeding little kids, adults know best. But some nutritionists now argue that children could also benefit […]

FDA Asks Doctors To Stop Prescribing High-Dose Acetaminophen

The pain reliever acetaminophen is easy on the stomach. But at high doses, the drug can be hell on the […]

Blood Pressure Ruckus Reveals Big Secret In Medicine

There has been a carefully guarded secret in medicine: Evidence is often inconclusive, and experts commonly disagree about what it […]

Feds Extend Coverage For People In High-Risk Insurance Pools

The tens of thousands of people with a history of serious illnesses who are enrolled in high-risk insurance pools created […]

Why The Youth Gap On Obamacare Exchanges Could Be A Yawner

The dust is settling a bit after the administration released details Monday about who signed up for health insurance on […]

Tobacco Returns To The Bar, This Time Inside Cocktails

Take a sip of the Oaxacan Fizz at Father’s Office in Los Angeles and you’ll discover the unmistakable taste of […]

Coffee Myth-Busting: Cup Of Joe May Help Hydration And Memory

Despite caffeine’s many benefits, there’s a belief out there that a daily coffee habit can cause dehydration. So is it […]

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