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Dream Adventure Vacation Can Turn Into Medical Bill Nightmare

If your idea of fun while traveling abroad involves taking part in sports like scuba diving or jumping from someplace […]

Are Local Salad Greens Safer Than Packaged Salad Greens?

There were lots of comments on this blog regarding my recent stories about making salads safer. Many of those comments […]

Cancer Doc Brawley Says The U.S. Health Care System Is Sick

Journalists make for a pretty tough crowd. But Dr. Otis Brawley, chief medical officer for the American Cancer Society, fired […]

Swaddling and Shushing Help Soothe Babies After Vaccinations

Imagine you’re a happy baby, off with your folks to visit the doctor. “They’re probably thinking, ‘Oh hi everybody, hi!’ […]

Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia: Not Just A Potted Pet. Now It’s Health Food

Remember Chia Pets? You know, those sprouting Terracotta kittens, Simpson characters and yes, even presidents and presidential candidates? Well, the […]

The Selfless Art Of Caregiving

At some point in every artist’s journey, art will imitate life. For photographer Annabel Clark, that came early and it […]

Unusual Alliances Form In Nebraska’s Prenatal Care Debate

In Republican-dominated Nebraska, government leaders often line up together, but lately a political tornado has ripped through this orderly scene. […]

Seniors In Medicare ‘Doughnut Hole’ More Likely To Stop Heart Drugs

Medicare patients who reach the annual gap in coverage for prescription drugs known as the “doughnut hole” are 57 percent […]

Sebelius Lends Support To Vaccination Projects In Haiti

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is in Haiti today to support two big vaccination initiatives. One, a pilot […]

Plastic Surgeons Say Demand Is Surging For Chin Enhancements

Chin up. Literally. A big group of plastic surgeons say that chin enhancement was the fastest growing surgical procedure they […]

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