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September 10, 2010 | 2 comments

Maria Garcia smoked.

That was her one big vice, according to her brother and her estranged husband.

This otherwise healthy 39-year-old visited the doctors at Hills Surgical Center in... more

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September 09, 2010 | 0 comments

Here’s what we’re reading today:

Health Reform: KBUR’s Common Health Blog’s Carey Goldberg finds “... more

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September 08, 2010 | 0 comments

Superbug: In his Neurotribes blog, Wired’s Steve Silberman details how the... more

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September 08, 2010
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A recent study found that children who eat vended junk snack foods tend to maintain poor dietary habits... more

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September 08, 2010 | 2 comments

The best doctors know their limits. General practitioners trust radiologists to read X-rays, pathologists to interpret lab results. Pulmonologists call oncologists if they suspect cancer.... more

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September 07, 2010 | 0 comments

Here's what we're reading and watching today:

Research: Poor meta-analyses: they’re often bashed for mashing together a bunch of studies that don’t really belong together,... more

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September 03, 2010 | 0 comments

Editor's note: To hear from one of the grantees who has started up a new community health project, thanks to Mary Lou Fulton’s vision on community health, see ReportingonHealth’s... more

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September 03, 2010 | 0 comments

Editor’s Note: The project featured in this post is one of a number of new media initiatives launched by Mary Lou Fulton, a grant-... more

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September 03, 2010 | 0 comments

The annual convention of the Asian American Journalists Association (AAJA) early in August was filled from top to bottom with practical and career-oriented... more

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September 02, 2010 | 0 comments

Here's what we're reading today:

Meridia: Sales of the weight loss drug Meridia might be about to go on a diet. New England Journal of Medicine editors are calling for it... more

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September 01, 2010 | 0 comments

Here's what we're reading today:

Breast Cancer: Not fun, but it works: preemptively removing the ovaries or breasts of women who carry either of the two BRCA breast cancer... more

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September 01, 2010 | 28 comments

If Dr. Reinaldo de los Heros were a cat, he would have run out of lives. But, thanks to accommodating medical boards up and down the East... more

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