Health

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Is MERS the next big global health threat?

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | A Illinois businessman walked away from a 40-minute meeting at the beginning of May with something unexpected: a case of a novel Middle Eastern virus. The…

Hillary's health matters

By Cal Thomas
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Politics | Karl Rove, the bête noire for Democrats (and some Republicans), has dared to raise questions about Hillary Clinton’s health. The New York Post first…

The future, gone to pot

By Daniel James Devine
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Science | Marijuana may be doing lasting harm to the brains of young, recreational users

Polio: Breaking borders

By Daniel James Devine
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Medicine | 

Insurers just say no to medical marijuana coverage

By Mark Russell
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Health | The medical marijuana high that users object to most is the high cost. A one-month supply can set patients back as much as $1,000 and is not covered by any…

An inconvenient sweet tooth

By Sophia Lee
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Movies | An ambitious new food documentary blames sugar and the food industry for America’s ballooning obesity problem

‘The very hairs of your head are all numbered’

‘The very hairs of your head are all numbered’

By Delvyn C. Case Jr.
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Amy Writing Awards | Our fourth prize award winner

An Alzheimer’s caregiver’s journey

By Christina Ryan Claypool
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Amy Writing Awards | Learning to love unconditionally. An award of outstanding merit winner

Study: High doses of anti-depressant medication lead to teen suicide

Study: High doses of anti-depressant medication lead to teen suicide

By Lynde Langdon
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Health | “Childhood is not a disease,” declares a viral meme on Facebook that accuses parents of over-medicating their children. The image elicited at least 276…

Will U.S. medical boards force doctors to prescribe abortifacients?

By Julie Borg
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Abortion | Doctors and nurses in the United Kingdom who object to the use of the so-called “morning after” pill are now ineligible for specialist diplomas in sexual…

Midday Roundup: Oklahoma investigates execution that went horribly wrong

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Botched execution. An Oklahoma inmate scheduled for execution last night began writhing on the gurney shortly after getting the first of three injections in a…

Hospitals run short of something almost every patient needs

Hospitals run short of something almost every patient needs

By Mark Russell
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Health | A nationwide shortage of normal saline, the most common IV fluid used in hospitals, may continue until July. If oxygen is the air that hospitals breathe, then…

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