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Researchers say a new test for valley fever can return nearly 100 percent accurate results in under two hours. It’s a breakthrough for the orphan disease.
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Although treating fevers helps in the fight against malaria, giving ACT without malaria diagnosis can portend disaster, a Kenyan health expert has said, warning that no African country should continue business as usual. Malaria continues to imperil millions of African lives.

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As a Reuters journalist I have been writing about medical technology and health care for more than a decade. I wrote those stories objectively and never imagined any would ever apply to me. Now, I have Stage 4 lung cancer.

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In health care, sometimes less is more. Stories that don't explore this option can contribute to higher health care costs and unintended consequences like surgical injuries, pain pill addictions and health care-associated infections.

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