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  • New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members

    New brace, new lease on life for wounded service members
    Doctors gave Army Sgt. Jacob Richardson a difficult choice after a gunshot to the thigh while on patrol in Iraq in September 2010 shattered his femur and frayed the surrounding nerves and tissue.
  • Amgen says a study found its cancer drug more effective than rival drug

    Amgen says a study found its cancer drug more effective than rival drug
    Amgen Inc., the Thousand Oaks biotech giant, said Sunday a new study has found its cancer drug Kyprolis is far more effective in treatment of relapsed multiple myeloma than its chief rival. The study found that patients treated with Kyprolis after a...

    Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola

    Isolation can take emotional toll on volunteers at risk of Ebola
    Dr. Matthew Waxman recently returned to Los Angeles after spending nearly two months in the town of Lunsar, Sierra Leone, where he treated Ebola patients at an isolated medical facility. He and colleagues toiled in harsh and stressful conditions, caring...

    Home schooling parents upset with Newtown panel proposals

    Parents' rights organizations from across Connecticut, including homeschoolers, contend they would be treated unfairly by some public policy recommendations prompted by the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Believing their parental rights...

    Concierge medicine grows in Maryland

    Three years ago, Dr. Wayne Benjamin — then 67 years old — was considering retirement. He was worn out, frustrated with the daily grind of his family medicine practice and the increasing pressure to see "more and more patients in shorter and...