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As Big Employers Pinch Pennies, Health Savings Accounts Take Off

Feel like you’re paying more out of pocket for medical expenses? You’ve got company, according to the latest data from […]

Counterfeiters Exploit Shortage To Market Fake Adderall Pills

A shortage of Adderall began last year, sending millions of people with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy on perpetual wild […]

Psychiatric Manual May Soon Include ‘Gambling Disorder’

Can someone actually be hooked on a behavior, like gambling? Problem gambling isn’t considered a true addiction in medical circles. […]

How Do Your Dinnertime Rules Compare To The Obamas’?

If you listen to the Morning Edition interview with first lady Michelle Obama, you’ll know she’s come out with a […]

With PSA Testing, The Power Of Anecdote Often Trumps Statistics

Millions of men and their doctors are trying to understand a federal task force’s recommendation against routine use of a […]

Patients Crusade For Access To Their Medical Device Data

Each year, tens of thousands of Americans are implanted with tiny battery-controlled devices that regulate the beating of their hearts. […]

Patients Find Each Other Online To Jump-Start Medical Research

People with extremely rare diseases are often scattered across the world, and any one hospital has a hard time locating […]

Backers Of Cost-Free Coverage For Birth Control Fault Legal Challenges

You know all those lawsuits now pending around the country charging that the Obama administration’s rule requiring most health insurance […]

Keep Kids Away From Laundry Detergent Packs

Something that looks good enough to eat can sometimes turns out to be a really big mistake. Take those small, […]

MIT Builds A Needle-Free Drug Injector

The needle and syringe are icons of modern medicine. But a device developed at MIT to squirt medicines quickly and […]

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