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More babies born at 22 weeks of gestation survive with help

More babies born at 22 weeks of gestation survive with help

By Bob Brown
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Medicine | Babies born as early as 22 weeks are surviving in greater numbers with medical intervention, according to a new study that could impact the abortion debate.

ERs more crowded since Obamacare; tele-docs step up to help

By Jim Henry
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Healthcare | Reducing emergency room visits can be now be added to the list of Obamacare’s broken promises. A survey released Monday by the American College of Emergency…

Vaccines & viruses: Debate cools as measles outbreak ends

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Measles halted. With only three new measles cases reported in the United States since mid-March, California health officials last Friday declared the…

The culture of death lives on

By J.C. Derrick
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Life | Ten years after Terri Schiavo’s death, the debate still rages over what true ‘death with dignity’ looks like

Inner life

By James Marroquin
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Medicine | We all have our own personal rainforest full of bacteria in our stomachs, and we haven't been taking care of them

Vaccines & Viruses: Shaming schools and students?

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Full disclosure. Should schools be required to post the vaccination rate of their student bodies? Legislators in Texas and Michigan have introduced bills that…

Weekend Reads: Mind, body, and spirit

Weekend Reads: Mind, body, and spirit

By James Marroquin & Gaye Clark
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Books | Spirituality in Patient Care: Why, How, When, and What By Harold G. Koenig, M.D. American medicine is increasingly paying attention to the spiritual part of…

Parents vs. doctors

By Courtney Crandell
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Medicine | In the treatment of children with severe genetic disabilities, the interests and opinions of parents and doctors aren’t always the same—and hospital…

Constructed babies

Constructed babies

By Julie Borg
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Science | A new technique may create artificial sperm and eggs—and enormous risks

Terri + 10

By J.C. Derrick
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Medicine | A decade after the starvation of patient Terri Schiavo, medical advancements are helping other patients with disorders of consciousness

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate

By William H. Smith, James Marroquin & The Elders of First Presbyterian Church (PCA), Augusta, Ga.
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Health | Seeking wisdom from experience, medical expertise, and church leaders

Frustrated by skeptics, doctors rename chronic fatigue syndrome

By James Marroquin
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Health | Laura Hillenbrand has been mostly confined indoors since becoming sick with chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) more than 25 years ago. The author of the…

 
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