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  • Preventive strategies can reduce risk of another dislocated shoulder

    Q: I've dislocated my shoulder twice. What can I do to prevent this from happening again?
  • Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist

    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. dies at 70; cardiac surgery innovator, activist
    Dr. Levi Watkins Jr., the first surgeon to successfully implant an automatic defibrillator in a human and a civil rights activist who helped open the doors of John Hopkins University School of Medicine to minority students, has died at the age of 70....

    Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty

    Down-to-earth apps for health, fitness, beauty
    Tribune Newspapers It's down-to-earth day, with go-to apps for finding the best deals on prescription generics, researching specific medications and conditions, limiting the amount of toxins in personal-care products, and a quickie workout with a big...

    Statins likely help, not cause, fatty liver

    Q: Is a fatty liver a result or side effect of being on the statin Crestor? A: It's very unlikely that fatty liver is caused by rosuvastatin (Crestor) or any of the other statin drugs. In fact, some studies suggest that low to moderate doses of a...

    Rescue workers use apps to help save lives

    WASHINGTON When 911 dispatchers get a call that someone has collapsed and stopped breathing, they quickly notify first responders. In hundreds of communities across the U.S., they now also send out a smartphone app alert summoning citizens trained in CPR....