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  • Some heart patients do better when the cardiologist is away

    Some heart patients do better when the cardiologist is away
    Holy heart attack! Researchers have found that certain high-risk heart patients stand a better chance of survival if they go to a teaching hospital when all the cardiologists have left town. 
  • Give your skin a winter break with a good moisturizer

    Q: My skin is very dry and itchy, especially in winter. There are so many moisturizers to choose from. How do I pick one? A: Regularly applying a good moisturizer is an important part of skin care. Moisturizers can soothe dry skin and help relieve...

    Blood pressure apps may be dangerously wrong

    By Ronnie Cohen NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Millions of people could be trying to measure their blood pressure with untested, inaccurate and potentially dangerous smartphone applications, or apps, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed the top 107 apps...

    Tommy Amaker realizes dream of making Harvard basketball relevant

    Tommy Amaker is more dreamer than pragmatist. Always has been. He believed that Mike Krzyzewski, with little more than Chicago toughness, a West Point education and Bob Knight's endorsement, could coach Duke basketball back to national prominence....

    The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: There are several possible causes for urinating frequently at night

    Q. Over the past couple of years, I've had to get up at night more to urinate. Now it's happening two to three times every night. What could cause this? A. When a person needs to get out of bed to urinate two times or more at night, doctors call it...