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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...

    Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?

    Antidepressants: a deadly treatment?
    The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, allegedly the intentional act of co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, and the deaths of all 150 people on board is indeed a tragedy. But some good may come out of it if it induces people to take another look at those substances...