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  • Women: You are having more headaches around menopause, researchers say

    Women: You are having more headaches around menopause, researchers say
    Women’s migraine headache problems rise in the years shortly before before and at the start of menopause, researchers say. That news might feel like vindication to the women who suspected as much but didn’t always get support from their doctors.
  • We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities

     We shouldn't treat kidneys as commodities
    Tens of thousands of Americans are waiting for a kidney transplant. The gap between the demand for donated kidneys and the supply creates a situation that free-market cheerleaders can't bear to leave alone: People have two kidneys, so why not end our...

    Study: Poor people with diabetes 10 times more likely to lose limb

    Study: Poor people with diabetes 10 times more likely to lose limb
    Diabetic people in low-income neighborhoods in California were up to 10 times more likely to lose a leg or a foot than diabetic patients in wealthier ZIP Codes, UCLA researchers have reported. Their analysis, published online Monday by the journal...

    Scale of medical decisions shifts to offer varied balances of power

    Scale of medical decisions shifts to offer varied balances of power
    Patients never used to worry about making healthcare decisions. They didn't have to. Their doctors made just about all of their decisions for them. Everyone simply assumed that doctors knew what was best. But that paternalistic view of doctors as know-...

    John Mayer Honored with UCLA Luminary Award

    Dr. Gerald Berke found out what R-E-S-P-E-C-T meant to him at the UCLA Head and Neck Surgery's 2014 Luminary Awards Wednesday night at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel. Intro'd by the evening's host Wayne Newton, a UCLA gospel choir welcomed the crowd by...