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This video shows Doctors Without Borders, or Médecins Sans Frontieres, workers and Haitians constructing inflatable hospitals on a soccer field in Port-au-Prince. Such "plug-and-play" hospitals …

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The New York Times and other media outlets are reporting today on a study showing that cutting back on salt can have major health benefits. …

Stanford's Jeffrey Glenn , MD, PhD, and colleagues, in a just-published study, have discovered a promising class of compounds that could help defeat the hepatitis …

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Today Spoonful of Medicine, a Nature blog, discusses some of the best, based-on-a-true-story medical movies. Included on the list is one of my favorites, "Something …

Several physicians at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital are working on novel methods for minimizing scarring in children. There's good reason for their efforts. Children with …

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Raise your hand if you've ever rolled your eyes at well-meaning advice from a parent or grandparent--and then went on to do what they'd suggested. …

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Appendicitis is the most common reason for emergency general surgery. According to new research out of UT Southwestern Medical Center, it may be caused at …

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The videos from TEDMED 2009, TED's medicine-themed conference, are finally starting to creep onto the Web. You can find them here. The first and currently …

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