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  • Is it smart to skip your annual physical?

    Is it smart to skip your annual physical?
    The poorly told truth may be the most misleading falsehood. Last year, Ezekiel Emanuel, a leading American physician, provoked national debate by suggesting that most people should not live past age 75. This month he sparked further controversy, advising healthy people to forgo annual physical exams. He wrote in The New York Times, "Not having my annual physical is one small way I can help reduce health care costs — and save myself time, worry and a worthless exam. … Those who preach the gospel of the routine physical have to produce the data to show why these physician visits are beneficial. If they cannot, join me and make a new resolution: My medical routine won't include an annual exam."
  • Hartford Falls To Albany, 62-53

    WEST HARTFORD — Thursday's home loss to Albany wasn't the kind that figured to keep Hartford basketball coach John Gallagher tossing and turning all night. "I'm actually really calm right now," he said. It wasn't a puzzle that called for...

    Undisclosed superbug sickened dozens at Seattle hospital

    SEATTLE An outbreak of drug-resistant superbugs spread by contaminated medical scopes infected at least 32 patients at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle between 2012 and 2014, new reports show. Eleven of those patients died, but it's not clear...

    Aspirin Benefits Debated And Discussed

    Aspirin is one of the oldest drugs out there. And yet researchers are still learning what it can — and cannot — do. It's clear that daily aspirin can be beneficial for people who have had a heart attack or an ischemic stroke. Scores of...

    Avoid nutritional shortfall with simple changes in your diet

    When scientists observe that lots of people don't meet their needs for particular nutrients, they are dubbed "shortfall nutrients." Here are four essential nutrients most likely to be insufficient in your diet, based on the National Health and Nutrition...