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  • The latest advance in smartphone technology -- a corded handset?

     
    Retro headsets for smart phones may reduce cell phone radiation....
  • South Africa loses $1.4 billion training doctors who emigrated

     
    Africa loses trained medical staff to emigration: Africa has lost billions in a brain drain of doctors to the West. South Africa, the country hardest hit by AIDS, has spent more than $1.4 billion training doctors who left to work in rich Western...
  • Shirley Ann Frazier McKitterick

    Shirley Ann Frazier McKitterick, 82, passed away peacefully November 18th, 2011 at her home. She was born November 29, 1928, the daughter of Theodore and Mabel Frazier of Kansas City, Missouri. She graduated from Southeast High School in 1946. Shirley...
  • What's normal for bloodwork?

    What's normal for bloodwork?
    Your doctor just wants to run a few tests. But when your bloodwork comes back, you're told the results are "out of the normal range." Should you be alarmed? Laboratory testing is a critical and often mysterious aspect of health care. An estimated 60...
  • A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts

    A pregnant woman with HIV, and the cost of U.S. foreign aid cuts
    When I met a woman I'll call "Mary" in Luwingu, a remote district in northern Zambia, she had already seen three of her children die. She did not know that she had contracted HIV until she arrived at the clinic where for the past few months I had been...
  • Raw Milk Warning from State Health Department

    California’s health officials are issuing a warning about raw milk products, including those from a dairy in the Fresno area. Organic Pastures was informed this month by the California Department of Public Health and California Department of...
  • Mountain for some, molehill for others

    Mountain for some, molehill for others
    Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren't paying much attention. Americans consume, depending on which study you look at, an average of 3,000 to 4,...
  • Green tea shows small effect on cholesterol

    Green tea shows small effect on cholesterol
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Green tea, in a cup or a capsule, may shave off a few points of your "bad" cholesterol, a new research review suggests. Looking at 20 past clinical trials, researchers found that green tea trimmed 5 to 6 points more from...
  • More surgeries, costs after CT angiography: study

    More surgeries, costs after CT angiography: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Patients who had a CT scan to check for build-up in the arteries around the heart had more surgeries, and more costly medical care, than those who had their hearts checked with basic stress tests, in a new study. While...
  • American Medical Association adopts new policies -- on circumcision, virtual IDs and health exchanges

    American Medical Association adopts new policies -- on circumcision, virtual IDs and health exchanges
    Here are some new policies that the American Medical Association, AMA, the nation's largest physician organization, voted on Tuesday: Health Insurance Exchanges: the AMA supports using the open marketplace model for exchanges to increase competition and...
  • More Illinois birth certificate rules take effect

    More Illinois birth certificate rules take effect
    An Illinois law taking effect this week will allow more adoptees to get copies of their original birth certificates and possibly learn the names of their biological parents. Generally, original birth certificates are sealed and new ones are issued...