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While the genetic disease received widespread attention during the Civil Rights Movement, researchers and doctors say patients continue to suffer from a lack of adequate treatment.
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Dr. Norman Guthkelch, the grandfather of shaken baby theory, is on a new campaign.

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Lexi Winnell, a 9-year-old girl with Native American ancestry, is insulin resistant. Her grandparents have gone all out to keep her from getting diabetes.

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A labor conflict intensifies with a patient's death during a nursing strike, a new map tracks antibiotic resistance, and unsustainable cancer treatment costs, plus more from our Daily Briefing.

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Children's hospitals and McDonald's, a new home for MRSA, measles on the rise and more from our Daily Briefing.

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Studies show that residents living in neighborhoods near the Dumawish River are highly susceptible to illness and lower life expectancy, especially compared to those living in other areas of King County.

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It’s doubtful that so many health journalists would have covered the case of the late Dr. Mel Levine if he had not appeared on Oprah.

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Today's Reporting on Health Daily Briefing is keeping up with health care reform battles, grammar wars and hospitals' care for illegal immigrants.

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Dr. Lawrence Friedman is the director of the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego. He has been a board-certified internist and has been chief of the division of adolescent medicine at the University of California, San Diego since 1994. Friedman completed his residency and fellowships at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital and Children's Hospital in Boston. He remained in Boston as a member of the Harvard Medical School faculty, practicing internal and adolescent medicine, until moving to San Diego in 1994.

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