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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…

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

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

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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