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Will Medicare end-of-life talks suffer from treatment bias?

Will Medicare end-of-life talks suffer from treatment bias?

By Jae Wasson
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Health | The last time the Obama administration proposed paying doctors to have end-of-life conversations with their patients, opposition focused on the possibility…

Vaccines and Viruses: South Korean MERS outbreak kills 33

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | MERS controls. South Korea reported its 33rd death this week in a contagious outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome that began in May. The outbreak…

Reading the signals

Reading the signals

By Michael Cochrane
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Technology | Facial recognition software may help hospitals monitor pain in children 

Keeping taxpayer dollars out of Planned Parenthood

By La Shawn Barber
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Abortion | According to an Associated Press report, abortions have dropped nationally by 12 percent. WORLD’s Courtney Crandell reported that abortion advocates point…

ADHD fast becoming a grown-up disease

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | The majority of attention deficit and hyperactive disorder (ADHD) drug prescriptions are now going to adults, not children, according to data compiled by drug…

European research confirms abortion increases risk of future preterm births

European research confirms abortion increases risk of future preterm births

By Bob Brown
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Abortion | Studies leading up to a 2009 meta-analysis indicate the medical community has been aware for years of a link between abortions (induced and spontaneous) and…

Vaccines & Viruses: Ebola makes a comeback

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Ebola is back. Cases of Ebola are ticking up again in Guinea and Sierra Leone, after the virus was eradicated from Liberia in May and seemed to be on the…

More evidence for link between abortion, breast cancer

By Courtney Crandell
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Health | A report from researchers at Georgia Regents University has provided further evidence suggesting a link between breast cancer and abortion. The study,

Fenway injury reminds fans ballparks cannot guarantee safety

By Evan Wilt
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Sports | The baseball world watched in horror when Tonya Carpenter took a stray broken bat to the head at Fenway Park last Friday. Baseball executives at all leagues…

As marijuana use rises, more kids accidentally exposed

As marijuana use rises, more kids accidentally exposed

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | Children’s rates of exposure to marijuana have spiked in the last few years, especially in states with legal medical marijuana, according to a study of the…

Vaccines & Viruses: AMA opposes vaccine exemptions

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | American medical lobbyists. The nation’s largest medical association on Monday adopted a policy opposing religious and personal belief exemptions for…

Pro-life institute works to put adult stem cells in the spotlight

By Julie Borg
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Science | A 10-year-old baseball player and a middle-age construction company owner are both healthy and alive today because of adult stem-cell transplants, a treatment…

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